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  1. Herbart, Johann Friedrich Herbart(noun)

    German philosopher (1776-1841)


  1. Johann Friedrich Herbart

    Johann Friedrich Herbart was a German philosopher, psychologist, and founder of pedagogy as an academic discipline. Herbart is now remembered amongst the post-Kantian philosophers mostly as making the greatest contrast to Hegel; this in particular in relation to aesthetics. That does not take into account his thought on education.


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