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Alexander von Humboldt-Forschung

The task of the Research Centre is to select the edition of the manuscript estate of the important explorer Alexander von Humboldt (1769 - 1859), the complete edition of his dependent publications, and the historical analysis of the scientific heritage. Extensive collections of copies of letters from and to Humboldt as well as of his travel diaries have been created for this purpose. These and…

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Averroes Latinus-Edition

Within the framework of the project, the works of Averroes (1126 - 1198) translated into Latin are to be critically edited. Averroes is Ibn Ruschd, an Arabic-speaking Hispanic Muslim who studied and edited the scientific literature of his time available to him. In particular, his commentaries on Aristotle were translated from Arabic into Latin (later also into Hebrew) from the first half of the…

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Buber-Korrespondenzen Digital. Das Dialogische Prinzip in Martin Bubers Gelehrten- und Intellektuellennetzwerken im 20. Jahrhundert

Martin Buber (1878-1965) is arguably the most significant and still internationally influential thinker of the modern German-Jewish cultural and intellectual world, »alongside Einstein and Freud [...] one of the best-known Jews of the twentieth century«. In addition to Buber's writings in his diverse spheres of activity, it is in particular the correspondence (approx. 40,000 letters) with almost…

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Burchards Dekret Digital. Arbeitsplattform zu Texterschließung und Wirkungsgeschichte früh- und hochmittelalterlicher Rechtskulturen

Ecclesiastical law had a lasting influence on Western and Central Europe until the 20th century and contributed fundamentally to the emergence of common European legal foundations. The ways in which these influences were transmitted are manifold and go back a long way. For it was not only since the 12th century - as is often claimed - that Europe developed into a unified area in many respects in…

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Christian Gottfried Nees von Esenbeck (1776-1858) - Briefedition

The historical significance of Christian Gottfried Nees von Esenbecks (1776 - 1858) lies in his scientific life's work as a botanist, zoologist and natural philosopher and in his committed socio-political effects. His life and work is in many ways a mirror of the scientific as well as the general history of the first half of the 19th century. Especially in his extensive correspondence lies the key…

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Deutsches Wörterbuch von Jacob Grimm und Wilhelm Grimm. Neubearbeitung

The German Dictionary is a historical dictionary of the meaning of the New High German language. It contains the common German vocabulary from the middle of the 15th century to the present in alphabetical order. It was planned and started by the brothers Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, who are regarded as the founders of German studies. According to their imagination and model, the dictionary presents…

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Edition der naturwissenschaftlichen Schriften Lichtenbergs

The aim of the project is to produce a critical, annotated edition of the scientific writings of the Göttingen physicist and philosopher Georg Christoph Lichtenberg (1742 - 1799). Lichtenberg was one of the most respected experimental physicists of his time and was also active in many other scientific disciplines. His writings are highly significant testimonies and sources for the history of the…

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Enzyklopädie des Märchens

The Encyclopedia of Fairy Tales (EM) is a handbook on historical and comparative narrative research. It comprehensively presents the results of one and a half centuries of international research work in the field of folk narrative traditions in the past and present. The work focuses on the oral and literary narrative forms of Europe and the cultures influenced by Europe, but also endeavours to…

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Grundriss zur Geschichte der deutschen Dichtung aus den Quellen

The "ground plan" of the history of German poetry from its sources is the basic work of German literary historical research that was simultaneously developed and grown with the subject. The aim is to explore and process all the essential historical facts and data on the development of German literature from its beginning to the end of the 19th century. The chronological presentation of the…

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Herausgabe der gesammelten Werke G.W.F. Hegels

Based on a contractual agreement, the historical-critical Hegel edition of the Academy will be produced in the Hegel Archive, an institution of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum. The edition has three sections: the first section has been the subject of the work of the last three decades. Eighteen of the twenty-two volumes planned for the first section, containing Hegel's publications and manuscripts,…

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Jahresberichte für deutsche Geschichte

The task of the project is to compile the German and foreign-language new publications on all subject areas of German history on the basis of the autopsy principle as completely as possible and to make them accessible in form and content. The reporting period covers the period from the birth of Christ to the present day. It covers the entire range of scientific publications such as monographs,…

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Jahrhundertwende: Literatur, Künste, Wissenschaften

The project aims to investigate and document the contacts and transfers between the literatures among themselves and between the literatures and other cultural fields, mediated by institutions (associations, publishers, journals, etc.) and individuals for the period from 1885 to 1913 and in the geographical region of Germany, Austria, France, Italy, Russia, Poland, Scandinavia and England. Based…

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Lexikon deutsch-jüdischer Autoren

The Lexicon of German-Jewish Authors is compiled from the collection of the archive Bibliographia Judaica, which provides extensive sources from around 65,000 German-speaking Jewish authors, a biography and a bibliography of authors from A to Z. The term author has been defined in the literal sense of the Latin ‚auctor'. All German-speaking Jews who, as writers, scientists, artists or public…

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Moritz Schlick - Gesamtausgabe. Nachlass und Korrespondenz

Moritz Schlick is one of the most influential figures in 20th century philosophy. As a representative of scientific philosophy and founder of the "Vienna Circle" of logical empiricism, he gave decisive impetus to modern philosophy of language and theory of science.

The Academy's long-term goal is to make Moritz Schlick's scientific legacy and correspondence accessible in a scientifically sound…

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Preußen als Kulturstaat

As part of a new project, the BBAW has been devoting itself since January 2004 to "Prussia as a Cultural State" and thus to the ambiguous image of Prussia in history. The range of interpretations extends from the militarily organized authoritarian state to the tolerant enlightenment state to the multi-ethnic integration state. The BBAW's approach to Prussian history not only corresponds to its…

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Schleiermacher – Kritische Gesamtausgabe

The task of the research centre is the critical edition of the writings and the estate of the theologian, philosopher, philologist and secretary of the Academy Friedrich Daniel Ernst Schleiermacher (1768 - 1834), one of the most distinguished figures in the intellectual history of the 19th century. A critical edition of the writings, the estate and the exchange of letters has long been a…

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Valentin Weigel-Ausgabe

The numerous philosophical, theological and homiletic writings of the Saxon pastor Valentin Weigel (1533-1588) circulated initially in handwriting and were - to some extent - only printed at the beginning and end of the 17th century. On the basis of Lutheran-reformational piety, they combine, among other things, neoplatonic and medieval mystical influences with ideas of Renaissance humanism,…

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