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  • JOHANN FRIEDRICH HERBART (1776-1841), German philosopher and educationist, was born at Oldenburg on the 4th of May 17 76.
  • Philosophy, according to Herbart, begins with reflection upon our empirical conceptions, and consists in the reformation and elaboration of these - its three primary divisions being determined by as many distinct forms of elaboration.
  • Keeping fast hold of this idea of absolute position, Herbart leads us next to the quality of the real.
  • By way of concrete illustration Herbart instances "the common observation that the properties of things exist only under external conditions.
  • The elementary spatial relation Herbart conceives to be "the contiguity (Aneinander) of two points," so that every "pure and independent line" is discrete.

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