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(2006-06-25)A synthetic analysis of the academies of the Renaissance and early modern periods, emphasizing their importance as an alternative to the European university and as a bridge between the "two cultures" of science and the humanities.
(Oregon Council for the Humanities, 2002-09)Before Wilhelm von Humboldt founded the University of Berlin in 1810, it was by no means clear that the university would become the modern world’s dominant intellectual institution. After Humboldt’s reforms, teaching and ...
(2009-05-20)Revisiting Montreal professor Bill Readings’ posthumous critique of the modern university, this talk offers a new framework for understanding both the history of knowledge and changes in its institutions since the end of ...
(Ritsumeikan Studies in Language and Culture (Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan), 2011-10-06)At a time when systematic knowledge of the world’s languages first became possible, Wilhelm von Humboldt (1767-1835) cast language as a vehicle to study the human mind and interpret human cultural difference. Long recognized ...