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The magus of the north J.G. Hamann and the origins of modern irrationalism by Isaiah Berlin

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Published by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux in New York .
Written in


  • Hamann, Johann Georg, 1730-1788.,
  • Irrationalism (Philosophy) -- History -- 18th century.

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Edition Notes

StatementIsaiah Berlin ; edited by Henry Hardy.
ContributionsHardy, Henry.
LC ClassificationsB2993 .B47 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 143 p. :
Number of Pages143
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1426553M
ISBN 100374196575
LC Control Number93037639

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The Magus of the North from the Octo issue To the Editors: One must be grateful to Isaiah Berlin for his insightful article, “The Magus of the North” [NYR, October 21]. It will do much to rescue Johann Georg Hamann from the unfortunate obscurity to which he has generally been relegated. The Essential Guide to Crystals - All the Crystals You Will Ever Need for Health, Healing, and Happiness: Item #: $ Magus Books & Herbs - Central Ave NE, Minneapolis, Minnesota - Rated based on Reviews "I was visiting from Fargo, and we don't have. The most passionate, consistent, extreme and implacable enemy of the Enlightenment and, in particular, of all forms of rationalism of his time (he lived and died in the eighteenth century) was Johann Georg Hamann, who came to be known as the Magus of the North.