2 edition of Gotthold Ephraim Lessing. found in the catalog.
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|Pagination||xvi, 118 p. :|
|Number of Pages||92|
|2||Wege der Forschung, Bd. 211|
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Hamburg dramaturgy, translated by Victor Lange.
The full development and final expression of his views on this problem, however, are found in his drama and last masterpiece, "Nathan der Weise" 1779Lessing thus beginning and ending his dramatic career as an advocate of the emancipation of the Jews.
After completing his education at St. In 1776, he marriedwho was then a widow, in Jork near Hamburg. Grand Lodge of British Columbia and Yukon. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1909. His plays and theoretical writings substantially influenced the development of.
He believed that human reason initiated by criticism and dissent would develop, even without help by a divine revelation. " In the final leg of his life, Lessing threw himself into an intense evaluation of theology and religion.
In his religious and philosophical writings he defended the faithful Christian's right for freedom of thought. She died in 1778 after giving birth to Gotthold Ephraim Lessing. short-lived son.
New York: New York University, 1960. The legend of the three rings, in which Christianity, Islam, and Judaism are allegorically represented as brothers, each deeming to possess the original magic ring, but all of them having, in reality, been cheated of it, clearly indicates that Lessing wished to represent the Jew as a man, and not Judaism as a dogmatic system.
Laocoon: or, The limits of Poetry and Painting, translated by William Ross.
Therefore, he also stood up for the liberation of the upcoming middle and upper class from the nobility making up their minds for them.
An essay upon the limits of painting and poetry: With remarks illustrative of various points in the history of ancient art, translated by.
It was this relationship that sparked his interest in popular religious debates of the time.