Anthropologie im 18. Jahrhundert
Author: Jörn Garber,Heinz Thoma
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
View: 6892Die bisherige Forschung hat den anthropologischen Paradigmawechsel der europäischen Spätaufklärung (ca. 1750–1800) vorwiegend als einheitlichen Prozeß gedeutet und die Gegenstandsfelder jeweils nur sektoral abgehandelt. Der vorliegende Band geht einen anderen Weg. Er insistiert auf dem Zusammenhang von Konstruktions- und Gegenstandslogik in der Anthropologie und begreift ihn als Ausdifferenzierung im Spannungsfeld von physischem und sittlichem Menschen. Die Einzelstudien behandeln folgende Themen bzw. Interpretationsverfahren: Das Verhältnis von Soma und Pneuma; die Selbsterzeugung des Menschen im naturhistorischen Prozeß; Anthropologie und Zivilisationsgenese; Empirismus als anthropologische Erkenntnisform; Anthropologie und Utopie; fiktive Anthropologie als Erkenntnisverfahren; Philosophie, Wissenschaft und Mythos.
Dialectic of Enlightenment in Germany
Author: W. Daniel Wilson
Publisher: Wayne State University Press
View: 5614"Based on the premise that the modern discourse of enlightenment and its self-critique began in the eighteenth century, Impure Reason provides a fresh look at the controversy through cultural, social, and political history, confronting the often abstract theories of a dialectics of enlightenment with concrete historical studies of the Age of Enlightenment. This volume brings together current research on the German Enlightenment in order to familiarize an American audience with the period that gave rise to Lessing, Kant, and Goethe - as well as to other important figures who are practically unknown outside of German studies." "Leading scholars on eighteenth-century German society, politics, literature, and culture bring a uniquely American perspective to the project, with critiques that generally have not been voiced in Germany. Their essays, which represent a wide range of attitudes toward enlightenment, cover topics as varied as the debate on colonialism; the difficulties of diversity; the use and abuse of reading male sexuality in enlightenment self-critique; medicine, patriarchy, and heterosexuality; art and social discipline; disturbed mourning and the Enlightenment's flight from the body; and women possessed by the devil. Modern critics and defenders of enlightenment who are discussed in the essays include Horkheimer and Adorno (who are themselves subjected to a gender-based critique). Jurgen Habermas, Jean-Francois Lyotard, Manfred Frank, Richard Rorty, and Christa Wolf." "Impure Reason will interest scholars in German studies, gender studies, history, philosophy, psychology, pedagogy, and other fields. The volume will also help introduce scholars and other interested readers outside the area of German studies to the particularly German tradition of Enlightenment critique and its status today."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Epoche Im Überblick
Author: Horst Albert Glaser,György Mihály Vajda
Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing Company
Category: Foreign Language Study
View: 6664This volume is the twelfth to date in a series of works in French or English presenting the epochs and movements of a Comparative History of Literatures in European Languages (Histoire Comparee des Litteratures de Langues Europeennes). The original intention of the editors was to publish a four-volume history of European literature from 1760-1820, and the first of these volumes, Des Lumieres au Romantisme. Genres en Vers, appeared as long ago as 1982. The volumes Genres en Prose and Theatre are still awaited. In their absence the present volume, Epoche im _berblick, attempts a more comprehensive and rigorous treatment of the period and its historiographical problems than was initially planned, providing the reader with an overview of sixty eventful years of European literary history years in which German Classicism coincided with the birth, initially in Germany and England, of Romanticism. And at the centre of this turbulent period of European intellectual and literary history stands the French Revolution.
The "Dare to Be Yourself" Guide for Getting Into the Best Colleges for You
Author: Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
Category: Study Aids
View: 413"Admission Possible "doesn't just describe college admissions--it shows exactly what to say and do every step along the way from freshman through senior year of high school, using fully illustrated examples and checklists.
Free Imperial Knights in the Age of Revolution, 1750–1850
Author: William D. Godsey, Jr
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
View: 4945This is a study of Central European nobles in revolution. As one of Germany's richest, most insular and most autonomous nobilities, the Free Knights in Electoral Mainz represented the early modern noble ideal of pure bloodlines and cosmopolitan loyalties in the old society of orders. But this world came to an end with the outbreak of the revolutionary wars in 1792. Quite apart from the social, economic and political dislocations and loss, the era from 1789 to 1815 also meant a cultural reorientation for the nobility. William D. Godsey, Jr. here explores how nobles in post-revolutionary Germany gradually abandoned their old self-understanding and assimilated with the new cultural 'nation' while aristocrats in the Habsburg Empire, which had taken in many emigres from Mainz, moved instead towards supranationalism. This is a major contribution to debates about the relationship between identity, cultural nationalism, supranationalism and religion in Germany and the Habsburg Empire.
New Perspectives and (re)discoveries
Author: Hans Adler
Publisher: Peter Lang
View: 4967Aesthetics originated in the mid-eighteenth century as a branch of the theory of cognition; it was then - from Kant on - limited to the arts, the beautiful, and the sublime; eventually - starting in the last decade of the twentieth century - aesthetics has been rediscovered in its full dimension as a theory of sensate cognition. This volume contains the contributions to the 33<SUP>rd Wisconsin Workshop. The articles cover the revaluation of the history of aesthetics, neurobiological aspects of the processing of aisthesis, and multiple aspects of the most recent very lively debates about the realm, scope, and pertinence of aesthetics.
Author: Anne McKinney
Publisher: PREP Publishing
Category: Business & Economics
View: 3426Designed as the comprehensive guide to cover letter preparation, the 272-page book shows examples of exciting and door-opening cover letters. The main section of the book shows cover letters by field and industry. For example, job hunters in the accounting field will find examples of cover letters used to blow doors open in the accounting, banking, and financial community. From aviation, to computer operations, to management, to sales, to transportation, cover letters tailored to specific fields are illustrated which can be used as "models" or "templates" for those involved in a job hunt. But what if a job hunter is changing careers or doesn't need a cover letter targeting a specific field or functional area? There's a section showing examples of all-purpose cover letters, career-change cover letters, cover letters for entrepreneurs, and cover letters for those seeking their first job. For those seeking advice on how to respond to ads, how to handle questions about salary requirements, how to request consideration for multiple job openings in the organization, and how to write letters for special situations, there's a section entitled "Sixteen Commonly Asked Questions About Cover Letters (and Job Hunting)."
Author: Susan Ireland
Category: Business & Economics
View: 7715Includes tips on writing an effective resume, creating an accurate yet impressive job statement, networking, using software programs and other resume technologies, and making the most of your experience.
Stop Procrastinating and Get It Done to Perfection!
Author: Elizabeth Wissner-Gross
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Category: Study Aids
View: 7864Strategies from a noted educational consultant on how to ease the pressure, ace the essay, and gain admission into your top-choice school Getting into college has become fiercely competitive, which makes the personal-essay part of the application process even more important–and stressful. But stop worrying! In Write Your College Essay in Less Than a Day, Elizabeth Wissner-Gross–a top educational strategist in this area who counsels students at schools across the country–breaks down the harrowing ordeal of essay writing into manageable steps, leaving you with a fresh, polished, stand-out piece that admissions officers will love to read. Inside you’ll find • exercises to help you select an essay topic inspired by your most notable achievements–and winning a Nobel Prize needn’t be one of them • timed chapters (including snack breaks) to help you brainstorm, create, and critique your essay in only five hours • sample essays and grading criteria so that you can play the admissions officer–and know what you’re up against • advice on which writing techniques will score you points–and which could potentially sink your chances Accessible, savvy, and written with a student’s needs and concerns in mind, Write Your College Essay in Less Than a Day gives you all the tools you need to compose an original, professional essay that will help you turn your dream school into a well-deserved reality. From the Trade Paperback edition.
How to Maximize Your Chances for Admission to the College of Your Choice
Author: Michele A. Hernández
Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.
Category: Study Aids
View: 6127Offers a step-by-step guide to the college application process with an analysis of the common application, a detailed study of application essays, and a look at common myths and misconceptions about the on-campus interview.
Combating Corruption since the 2009 Police Reforms
Author: Serguei Cheloukhine
Category: Social Science
View: 1471This Brief provides an in-depth look at crime and corruption in Russian Law Enforcement, in the fifteen years since the 2009 police reforms. It focuses on corruption and organized crime at various levels of public services and law enforcement, how these organized crime networks operate, and how to enhance police integrity and legitimacy in this context. It begins with a short overview of the history of law enforcement in the Soviet and Post-Soviet context, and the scope of organized crime on the operations of local businesses, public services, and bureaucratic offices. It provides an in depth examination of how organized crime developed in this context, to fill a void between the supply and demand of various goods and services. Based on an in-depth survey of police integrity and corruption in Russia, it provides key insights into how countries in a transition to democracy can maintain and enhance legitimacy of their police force. This Brief will be of interest to researchers in Criminology and Criminal Justice, particularly with a focus on policing, corruption or organized crime, as well as related disciplines such as political science.
Author: Grand Frederic le
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
View: 9245Fr�d�ric II de Prusse, dit Fr�d�ric le Grand (en allemand "Friedrich der Gro�e"), n� le 24 janvier 1712 � Berlin, mort le 17 ao�t 1786 � Potsdam, de la maison de Hohenzollern, est roi de Prusse de 1740 � 1786.
Write a Winning Resume and Cover Letter and Land Your Dream Job
Author: Richard Nelson Bolles
Category: Business & Economics
View: 6294A guide to writing resumes for the twenty-first century provides tips, frequently asked questions, and keywords in order to ensure an interview.
Author: Matthias Ehrhardt,Michael Günther,E. Jan W. ter Maten
View: 2755This book discusses the state-of-the-art and open problems in computational finance. It presents a collection of research outcomes and reviews of the work from the STRIKE project, an FP7 Marie Curie Initial Training Network (ITN) project in which academic partners trained early-stage researchers in close cooperation with a broader range of associated partners, including from the private sector. The aim of the project was to arrive at a deeper understanding of complex (mostly nonlinear) financial models and to develop effective and robust numerical schemes for solving linear and nonlinear problems arising from the mathematical theory of pricing financial derivatives and related financial products. This was accomplished by means of financial modelling, mathematical analysis and numerical simulations, optimal control techniques and validation of models. In recent years the computational complexity of mathematical models employed in financial mathematics has witnessed tremendous growth. Advanced numerical techniques are now essential to the majority of present-day applications in the financial industry. Special attention is devoted to a uniform methodology for both testing the latest achievements and simultaneously educating young PhD students. Most of the mathematical codes are linked into a novel computational finance toolbox, which is provided in MATLAB and PYTHON with an open access license. The book offers a valuable guide for researchers in computational finance and related areas, e.g. energy markets, with an interest in industrial mathematics.