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HERDER, Johann Gottfried von

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Ideen zur Philosophie der Geschichte der Menschheit. 4 vols.

Riga, Latvia & Leipzig: Hartknoch, 17841791.

Herder’s history has long been regarded as a very strong statement of Darwinian evolution before Darwin: many single passages come close to the evolution theory. Among the passages most often regarded as anticipating Darwin are those on the temporal sequence of forms from simpler to more highly organized, and on the overabundance of nature with the ensuing struggle for existence between species and individuals.