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Similarity: Similarity is the conformity of one or more - but not all - properties of two or more objects. See also Identity, Equality, Properties, Predicates, Predication, Identification, Descriptions.
Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.

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Johann Gottfried Herder on Similarity - Dictionary of Arguments

Similarity/beautyHerder: "Pity about the beauty, which I am to find beautiful only from a hundred comparisons."(1)
, >Comparability, >Beauty, >Absoluteness, cf. >Cultural tradition.

1. Johann Gottfried von Herder's sämmtliche Werke: Zur schönen Literatur und Kunst. 20 vols. in 10. 1.-2. Th. Fragmente zur deutschen literatur; J. G. Cotta, 1829, S. 119.

Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments
The note [Concept/Author], [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] resp. "problem:"/"solution:", "old:"/"new:" and "thesis:" is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.

Herder I
Johann Gottfried Herder
Herder: Philosophical Writings Cambridge 2002

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