And, moreover, it is art in its most general and comprehensive form that is here discussed, for the dialogue embraces everything connected with it, from its greatest object, the state, to its least, the embellishment of sensuous existence.
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The first, that their pretensions to this possession of an art properly so called in their art of speaking are entirely unfounded; and the second, that they are involved in a profound mistake in their confusion of the good with the pleasant.
|Birth:||21st November, 1768|
|Death:||12th February, 1834|
|Profession:||Pastor, Philosopher, Scholar, Theologian, Writer|
Friedrich Daniel Ernst Schleiermacher was born in Breslau, Silesia, Prussia. He was a German theologian, pastor, philosopher, writer, and biblical scholar known for his attempt to reconcile the criticisms of the Enlightenment with traditional Protestant Christianity. He also became influential in the evolution of Higher Criticism, and his work forms part of the foundation of the modern field of hermeneutics. From 1802 to 1804, he served as a pastor in the Pomeranian town of Stolp. He wrote several books include: On Religion, The Christian faith, Theology of Schleiermacher, and The life of Jesus.
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