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The enlightenment and German university libraries

The enlightenment and German university libraries

Leipzig, Jena, Halle, and Göttingen between 1750 and 1813.

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    In German Idealism and the Jew, Michael Mack uncovers the deep roots of anti-Semitism in the German philosophical many have read German anti-Semitism as a reaction against Enlightenment philosophy, Mack instead contends that the redefinition of the Jews as irrational, oriental Others forms the very cornerstone of German idealism, including Kant’s conception of universal reason.


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Disappointed to find no mention of Paul Otlet, and disappointed to find no mention of the Mafra Palace Library in Portugal, considered by many to be the first of the Enlightenment libraries/5. Then we follow the German Model of the research university as it slowly makes it way to the United States and significantly changes the nature of higher education and academic libraries in America.

Chapter III explores the influence of the political principles of the Enlightenment on the American public library movement. Early modern "universal libraries" such as the Bibliothèque Mazarine attempted to collect books on every subject to promote study and The enlightenment and German university libraries book and preceded the rise of research libraries supporting another Enlightenment creation, the research university, with the goal of collecting, classifying, and disseminating the human and scholarly by: 3.

German Enlightenment 85 Christian Wolff Vernünfftige Gedancken von dem Gebrauche der Theile in Menschen, Thieren und Pflantzen, den Liebhabern der Wahrheit Frankfurt and Leipzig: Renger, The eighteenth-century substitution of a new faith ­ in reason, "science," and the future ­ for that of revealed The enlightenment and German university libraries book was facilitated by the.

Chapter 1 provides a summary and analysis of the scientific and political principles of the Enlightenment, especially those that relate to the library history discussed in the book. Chapter 2 shows how Enlightenment principles led to the foundation of the first research university, and the way in which the research university model.

Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it by: 9.

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The Enlightenment and the Book is considered one of the most important scholarly titles to emerge in recent years on the eighteenth-century book trade. Richard B. Sher undertook much of the research on the The Enlightenment and the Book while he was a Visiting Fellow at the CHB.

And the German Enlightenment can be understood as a German-language Enlightenment only if we exclude by definition some of the fundamental texts at its core, such as Christian Wolff’s Latin works, Moses Mendelssohn’s Hebrew writings or the French texts written by Leibniz, Frederick II or Alexander von Humboldt.

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This led to the rise of a new language: the political language of the. Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment ONLINE LUP is committed to supporting the academic community and facilitating online learning during this difficult time, we have extended free trials of our ebook collections to 60 days and are offering libraries a 50% discount until 30 June The exhibition focuses especially on books unique to the Stanford University Libraries: “association copies.” These are books connected to a (usually) famous owner who has recorded his or her ownership or reactions in the book.

Some people autographed the title page; others wrote curious or revealing things in the margins. And yet, religious thought played a far greater role in the emergence of the Enlightenment than is often recognized.

In this book Thomas Ahnert analyzes the close relationship between religion and secular learning in the works of one of the central figures of the early German Enlightenment, the jurist and philosopher Christian Thomasius ().Cited by: 8. The Case for the Enlightenment is a comparative study of the emergence of Enlightenment in Scotland and in Naples.

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In order to survive, the university would have to institutionalize a new order of knowledge, one that was self-organizing, internally coherent, and embodied. At a time when Enlightenment values are again under attack, this history of anti-Enlightenment thought is important and timely."—Robert Tombs, University of Cambridge “In this learned and impassioned book, Zeev Sternhell mounts a major offensive against thinkers—be they conservative or liberal, from Edmund Burke to Isaiah Berlin—that he.

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