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    • The Humboldts' Marriage and the Gendering of Intellectual Space 

      McNeely, Ian F. (2005-10-05)
      Analyzes the letters of Wilhelm and Caroline von Humboldt, written 1808-1810, which bear witness to the gestation of modern academia within a state shattered by Napoleon’s conquests. This paper aims to show how activities ...
    • The Unity of Teaching and Research: Humboldt's Educational Revolution 

      McNeely, Ian F. (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 ...