Date of Birth: 05/04/1776
Place of birth: Oldenburg
As elements of consciousness considered view. To explain their statics and dynamics, in particular their strength, clarity, spoke of the need to use mathematics. According to Herbart, in the minds of the three areas can be distinguished: clear consciousness, "just" of consciousness and unconsciousness, between which there are passages ( "Threshold"). Thus, a transition from the unconscious representations of consciousness due to the force of the submission and the number of connections of representation with past experience, and - transition back into the unconscious presentation, called "displacement".