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Sacra Facultas and the Coming of German Modernity

Thomas Albert Howard

in Protestant Theology and the Making of the Modern German University

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199266852
eISBN:
9780191604188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266859.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter begins with an examination of the 18th-century university and the forces of inertia and novelty, stagnation, and innovation that characterized it. German universities were in major ... More


Schleiermacher from Halle to Berlin

Zachary Purvis

in Theology and the University in Nineteenth-Century Germany

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198783381
eISBN:
9780191826306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198783381.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter zooms in on the context of Schleiermacher’s brief tenure at the University of Halle and the eventual founding of the University of Berlin in the wake of Halle’s closure and as part of ... More


Pigs: The Bodenständig Scientific Community in Nazi Germany

Tiago Saraiva

in Fascist Pigs: Technoscientific Organisms and the History of Fascism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035033
eISBN:
9780262335706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035033.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

Chapter four explores the development by academic animal breeders of performance tests enabling the transformation of pigs into organisms embodying fascism. Standards developed at the University of ... More


Institutions and Reforms

Zachary Purvis

in Theology and the University in Nineteenth-Century Germany

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198783381
eISBN:
9780191826306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198783381.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter assesses the eighteenth-century university in terms of its widespread decline and instances of innovation and renewal. Criticism, pedagogical reform, and curricular change are examined ... More


Berlin, 1994: No Difficulties with the Truth? The Last Testament of Philosopher-Dissident Wolfgang Harich

John Rodden

in Repainting the Little Red Schoolhouse: A History of Eastern German Education, 1945-1995

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195112443
eISBN:
9780197561102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195112443.003.0022
Subject:
Education, History of Education

“Peace Street.” As we drive up to the home of Wolfgang Harich, 72, one of the leading intellectual controversialists in postwar Germany—indeed a one-man battlefield where DDR history and identity ... More


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