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Johann Friedrich Herbart
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Engraving by Conrad Geyer [de]
Born (1776-05-04)4 May 1776
Oldenburg, Duchy of Oldenburg
Died 14 August 1841(1841-08-14) (aged 65)
Göttingen, Kingdom of Hanover
Alma mater University of Jena
Era 19th-century philosophy
Region Western philosophy
School German idealism
Post-Kantianism
Institutions University of Göttingen
University of Königsberg
Main interests
Logic, metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, aesthetics
Notable ideas
Pluralistic realism
Pedagogy as an academic discipline

Johann Friedrich Herbart ( 4 May 1776 – 14 August 1841) 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—in particular in relation to aesthetics.

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