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Aby Warburg and the Secularization of the Image

Michael P. Steinberg and Yaron Ezrahi

in Weimar Thought: A Contested Legacy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691135106
eISBN:
9781400846788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691135106.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter draws attention to the anthropological imagination of Aby Warburg, the great student of world culture and comparative mythology whose “Warburg Library,” founded in Hamburg, served as the ... More


Atlas Gazed: Mnemosyne—Its Origins, Motives, and Scope

Christopher D. Johnson

in Memory, Metaphor, and Aby Warburg's Atlas of Images

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801477423
eISBN:
9780801464065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801477423.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter first adduces parallel instances of visual and literary memory to frame Mnemosyne, afterward describing the scope and contents of the Bilderatlas and adumbrating some of the main issues ... More


The Caricature Book, 1936–38

Louis Rose

in Psychology, Art, and Antifascism: Ernst Kris, E. H. Gombrich, and the Politics of Caricature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300221473
eISBN:
9780300224252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300221473.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter follows the two scholars as they continued their work on the book manuscript in the quarters of Kris' study, during the months that led up to the Daumier exhibition. Gombrich translated ... More


Constant Volume and Constant Pressure Respirometry

John R. B. Lighton

in Measuring Metabolic Rates: A Manual for Scientists

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195310610
eISBN:
9780199871414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310610.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biotechnology

This chapter describes constant pressure (Gilson) and constant volume (Warburg) respirometry — long-established techniques that are still capable of accurate results. These are useful for measuring ... More


Culture, Commerce, and the City

Emily J. Levine

in Dreamland of Humanists: Warburg, Cassirer, Panofsky, and the Hamburg School

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226061689
eISBN:
9780226061719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226061719.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The first chapter argues that the relationship between the brothers Aby and Max Warburg and the Warburg banking family provide a civic exemplar of Hamburg’s unique urban landscape, the so-called ... More


Dreamland of Humanists: Warburg, Cassirer, Panofsky, and the Hamburg School

Emily J. Levine

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226061689
eISBN:
9780226061719
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226061719.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Once dubbed a city of “festering merchants” where poets went to die, Hamburg was, by all accounts, an improbable setting for a major movement in the humanities. Yet through its mercantile spirit of ... More


From Political Rejection to Scientific Renewal: Chaim Weizmann and the Foundation of the Sieff Research Institute in Mandatory Palestine 1931–1934

Uri Cohen

in History of Universities: Volume XXVIII/2

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198743651
eISBN:
9780191803826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743651.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The establishment of the Daniel Sieff Research Institute in Rehovoth in 1934 was ‘a one man show’: a project led by Dr. Chaim Weizmann. It was a scientific research institute for chemistry which ... More


From Vienna to London and New York, 1938–41

Louis Rose

in Psychology, Art, and Antifascism: Ernst Kris, E. H. Gombrich, and the Politics of Caricature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300221473
eISBN:
9780300224252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300221473.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter follows Kris' travels to England and New York. First, he went to present a paper on caricature at the Warburg Institute, the first public presentation of his joint work with Gombrich. A ... More


Gershwin Obsession

Vicki Ohl

in Fine and Dandy: The Life and Work of Kay Swift

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300102611
eISBN:
9780300130393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300102611.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on the obsession of Kay Swift's family with George Gershwin. It explains that knowing Gershwin and his music was a source of pride for Swift and his daughter Andrea and that her ... More


“God Is in the Details,” or The Filing Box Answers

Martin Warnke

in Imagery in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015721
eISBN:
9780262315159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015721.003.0018
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter starts with a brief discussion about two scholars, Aby Warburg and Niklas Luhmann. The author describes the relationship between the title of the chapter and the aforementioned scholars, ... More


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