Interdisciplinary Colloquia

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Interdisciplinary colloquia are announced internally. If you would like to participate, please notify
Dr. Rolf Scheuermann
.

2017

May 31, 2017
Texts suggested by Prof. Dr. Michael Lackner
Cicero: De divinatione Book II. Ed. by W. A. Falconer. Cambridge (MASS.): Harvard University Press 1923.

April 26, 2017
Texts suggested by Prof. Dr. Michael Lackner
Cicero: De divinatione Book I. Ed. by W. A. Falconer. Cambridge (MASS.): Harvard University Press 1923.

February 08, 2017
Texts suggested by PD Dr. Thomas Meyer
Kuan-Min Huang: Mirror or Prism for Chinese Modernity? A Reading of Leo Strauss. In: Carl Schmitt and Leo Strauss in the Chinese-Speaking World. Reorienting the Political (ed. by Kai Marchal and Carl K. Y. Shaw). London: Lexington Books, 2017, pp. 211-229.
Mark Lilla: Reading Strauss in Beijing. In: New Republic Magazine (online).

February 01, 2017
Texts suggested by Prof. Dr. Philipp Balsiger, Dr. Martin Kroher, and Dr. Stephan Kory
Hanegraaff, Wouter: Esotericism and the Academy. Rejected Knowlegde in Western Culture. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2012.
Moore, Omar Khayyam: Divination - A New Perspective. In: American Anthropologist 59, 1957, pp. 69-74.

January 25, 2017
Text suggested by Prof. Dr. Philipp Balsiger and Prof. Dr. Michael Lackner
Ginzburg, Carlo: Morelli, Freud and Sherlock Holmes: Clues and Scientific Method. In: History Workshop Journal 9, 1980, pp. 5-36.

2016

December 14, 2016
Text suggested by Prof. Dr. Philipp Balsiger and Dr. Martin Kroher
Tetlock, Philip and Gardner, David: Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction. New York: Crown Publishers 2015.

November 11, 2016
Text suggested by Prof. Dr. Philipp Balsiger
Loye, David: The Knowable Future: A Psychology of Forecasting and Prophecy. Lincoln: iUniverse 1978.

October 26, 2016
Texts suggested by Prof. Dr. Philipp Balsiger
Rozeboom, W. W.: Fondations of the Theory of Prediction. Homewood (Ill.): Dorsey Press 1966.
Annus, A.: Divination. In: Vocabulary for the Study of Religon (Segal, R. A. and von Stuckrad, K. eds.). Leiden: Brill 2015, pp. 445-450.

April 27, 2016

Richter, Melvyn : Appreciating a Contemporary Classic: The Geschichtliche Grundbegriffe and Future Scholarship. pp. 7-19.
Koselleck, Reinhart : A Response to the Comments on the Geschichtliche Grundbegriffe. World. pp. 59-70.

January 27, 2016
Texts suggested by Prof. Dr. Fabian Schäfer and PD Dr. Thomas Meyer
Kuki Shūzō (1932): “Contingency”. In: Japanese Philosophy. A Sourcebook (J. W. Heisig, T. P. Kasulis, & J. C. Maraldo, Eds.). Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 2011: 830–849.
Wetz, Franz Josef: Die Begriffe "Zufall" und "Kontingenz". In: Kontingenz (von Graevenitz, G. & Marquard, O., Eds.). München: Wilhelm Fink Verlag, 1998: 27-34.

2015

December 9, 2015
Text suggested by Prof. Dr. Philipp Balsiger
Adam B. Seligman, Robert P. Weller, Michael J. Puett, and Bennett Simon (2008): "Introduction", "“Ritual and the Subjunctive”". In: Ritual and its Consequences. An Essay on the Limits of Sincerity, Oxford UP, pp. 3-15, pp. 17-42.

November 18, 2015
Text suggested by Prof. Dr. Philipp Balsiger
„Comparative Philosophy : Chinese and Western“. In: Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

November 4, 2015
Text suggested by Prof. Dr. Philipp Balsiger
Vincent Shen (2010): "Intercultural Philosophy, Mutual Waitui and Chinese Philosophy in the World of Globalization". In: Intercultural Philosophy. New Aspects and Methods, (Fritz G. Wallner, Florian Schmidsberger, Franz Martin Wimmer, eds.), Culture and Knowledge, Vol. 11. Frankfurt (Main): Peter Lang, 41–103.

June 10, 2015
Text suggested by Prof. Dr. Philipp Balsiger
Eliade, Mircea (1959): "The Sacred and the Profane: The Nature of Religion". Orlando: Harcourt, Inc., pp. 68-113 (Chapter Two, "Sacred Time and Myths").

May 27, 2015
Text suggested by Prof. Dr. Michael Lackner
Solomon, Robert C. (2003): "On Fate and Fatalism". In: Philosophy East & West, Vol. 53, No. 4, pp. 435-454.

April 15, 2015
Text suggested by Prof. Dr. Michael Lackner
Sarah Iles Johnston (2005): "Introduction: Divining Divination". Mantikê: Studies in Ancient Divination. Boston: Brill, pages 1-28.

January 21, 2015
Texts suggested by Philipp Winkler, BA
Postone, Moishe (1993): "Time, Labor and Social Domination: A Reinterpretation of Marx's Critical Theory". Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 200-216.
Landes, David S. (1983): Revolution in Time: Clocks and the Making of the Modern World. Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, pp. 15-36.

January 07, 2015
Texts suggested by Prof. Dr. Philipp Balsiger
Albrow, Martin (2014): "Global Age Essays on Social and Cultural Change". Frankfurt am Main: Vittorio Klostermann, pp. 203-218.

2014

December 10, 2014
Text suggested:
Project description of the International Consortium for Research in the Humanities.
(English Version)
| (German Version)

November 26, 2014
Text suggested by Rolf Scheuermann
Werner, Michael; Zimmermann, Bénédicte (2006): "Beyond Comparison: Histoire Croisée and the Challenge of Reflexivity". In: History and Theory, Vol. 45 (February 2006), pp. 30-50.

November 12, 2014
Texts suggested by Prof. Dr. Andreas Nehring
Patton, Kimberley C. “Juggling Torches: Why We Still Need Comparative Religion.” In: A Magic Still Dwells: Comparative Religion in the Postmodern Age. Edited by Kimberley C. Patton and Benjamin C. Ray, pp. 153–71. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2000.
Jensen, Jeppe Sinding: "Why Magic? It's Just Comparison." In: Method and Theory in the Study of Religion, 2004, Vol. 16, pp. 45-60.

October 29, 2014
Texts suggested by Prof. Dr. Andreas Nehring
Patton, Kimberley C. “Juggling Torches: Why We Still Need Comparative Religion.” In: A Magic Still Dwells: Comparative Religion in the Postmodern Age. Edited by Kimberley C. Patton and Benjamin C. Ray, 153–71. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2000.
Smith, Jonathan Z. “In Comparison a Magic Dwells.” In: A Magic Still Dwells: Comparative Religion in the Postmodern Age. Edited by Kimberley C. Patton and Benjamin C. Ray, 23–44. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2000.

October 8, 2014
Texts suggested by Dr. Ulrike Ludwig
Reckwitz, Andreas (2002): "Toward a Theory of Social Practices: A Development in Culturalist Theorizing". European Journal of Social Theory, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 243-263.
Reckwitz, Andreas (2003): "Grundelemente einer Theorie sozialer Praktik: Eine sozialtheoretische Perspektive". Zeitschrift für Soziologie, Vol. 32, No. 4, 2003, pp. 282-301

July 2, 2014
Text suggested by Prof. Dr. Robert LaFleur
Sahlins, Marshall (1983): "Other Times, Other Customs: The Anthropology of History". In: American Anthropologist, New Series, Vol. 85, No. 3, pp. 517-544.

July 2, 2014
Text suggested by Prof. Dr. Robert LaFleur
Sahlins, Marshall (1983): "Other Times, Other Customs: The Anthropology of History". In: American Anthropologist, New Series, Vol. 85, No. 3, pp. 517-544.

June 11, 2014
Text suggested by Prof. Dr. Philipp Balsiger
Toulmin, Stephen (1961): "Foresight and Understanding: An Enquiry into the Aims of Science". Hutchinson: London, pp. 13-43.

May 20, 2014
Texts suggested by Prof. Dr. Andreas Nehring
Koselleck, Reinhart (1989): "'Space of Experience' and 'Horizon of Expectation': Two Historical Categories". In: Koselleck, Futures Past: On the Semantics of Historical Time. Translated and with an Introduction by Keith Tribe, p. 255-275. New York: Columbia University Press. First published as "'Erfahrungsraum' und 'Erwartungshorizont' - zwei historische Kategorien", in: Soziale Bewegung und politische Verfassung. Beiträge zur Geschichte der modernen Welt, hg. von Ulrich Engelhardt, Volker Selin, Horst Stuke (Industrielle Welt, Sonderband Werner Conze zum 31. Dezember 1975), Klett Verlag, Stuttgart 1976, S. 13-33.

May 06, 2014
Texts suggested by Prof. Dr. Robert LaFleur
Casey, Edward S. (2001): "Between Geography and Philosophy: What Does It Mean to Be in the Place-World?". In: Annals of the Association of American Geographers, Vol. 91, No. 4 (Dec., 2001), pp.683-693.
Casey, Edward S. (2001): "On Habitus and Place: Responding to My Critics". In: Annals of the Association of American Geographers, Vol. 91, No. 4 (Dec., 2001), pp.716-723.

April 15, 2014
Texts suggested by Prof. Dr. Andreas Nehring
Ricoer, Paul (1976): "History and Hermeneutics". In: The Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 73, No. 19 (Nov. 14, 1976), pp. 683-695.

March 27, 2014
Texts suggested by Prof. Dr. Andreas Nehring
Frankfurt, Harry G. (1971): "Freedom of the Will and the Concept of a Person". In: The Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 68, No. 1 (Jan. 14, 1971), pp. 5-20.

March 18, 2014
Texts suggested by Prof. Dr. Lisa Raphals
Sorabji, Richard (2006): Self: Ancient and Modern Insights about Individuality, Life, and Death. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, S. 1-31

February 12, 2014
Texts suggested by Prof. Dr. Hon Tze-ki and Prof. Dr. Robert LaFleur
Ricoeur, Paul (1992): "Introduction. The Question of Selfhood.". In: Oneself as Another. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, p. 1-25.
Ricoeur, Paul (1992): "First Study. 'Person' and Identifying Reference. A Semantic Approach.". In: Oneself as Another. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, p. 27-39.

January 28, 2014
Texts suggested by Prof. Dr. Andreas Nehring
Parmentier, Richard J. (1994): Comparison, Pragmatics, and Interpretation in the Comparative Philosophy of Religions. In: Frank E. Reynolds, David Tracy (Eds.): Religion and Practical Reason: New Essays in the Comparative Philosophy of Religions. Albany, NY: SUNY Press, pp. 407–440.
Nehring, Andreas (2011): On the Communication of Sacred Texts: Intercultural Comparison or Intercultural Encounter. In: David Cheetham, et al. (Eds.): Interreligious Hermeneutics in Pluralistic Europe: Between Texts and People. Amsterdam: Rodopi, pp. 381–396.

January 7, 2014
Texts suggested by Prof. Dr. Andreas Nehring
Winch, Peter (1964): "Understanding a Primitive Society". In: American Philosophical Quarterly, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 307-324.

2013

December 17, 2013
Texts suggested by Dr. Bruno Godefroy
Kantorowicz, Ernst H. (1957): The King's Two Bodies: A Study in Medieval Political Theory. Princeton: Princeton University Press, pp. 273-313.

November 19, 2013
Texts suggested by Prof. Dr. Andreas Nehring
Laclau, Ernesto (2007 [1996]): Emancipation(s). London: Verso, pp. 20-46.
Laclau, Ernesto (2002): Emanzipation und Differenz. Aus dem Englischen von Oliver Marchart. Wien-Berlin: Verlag Turia+Kant, S. 45-78.

November 5, 2013
Texts suggested by Prof. Dr. Andreas Nehring
Eliade, Mircea (1989): The Myth of the Eternal Return or, Cosmos and History. Translated from the French by Willard R. Trask. London: Arkana, pp. 139-162.
Allen, Douglas: "Eliade and History". In: The Journal of Religion, Vol. 68, No. 4, (Oct. 1988), pp. 545-565.

June 25, 2013
Texts suggested by Prof. Dr. Thomas Fröhlich, Bruno Godefroy and Philipp Hünnebeck
Koselleck, Reinhart (2004): "Historia Magistra Vitae: The Dissolution of the Topos into the Perspective of a Modernized Historical Process". In: Koselleck, Futures Past: On the Semantics of Historical Time. Translated and with an Introduction by Keith Tribe, p. 26-42. New York: Columbia University Press. First published as "Historia Magistry Vitae. Über die Auflösung des Topos im Horizont neuzeitlich bewegter Geschichte",in: Natur und Geschichte, Karl Löwith zum 70. Geburtstag, hg. von Hermann Braun und Manfred Riedel, Kohlhammer, Stuttgart 1967, S. 196-219.

Koselleck, Reinhart (1989): "'Space of Experience' and 'Horizon of Expectation': Two Historical Categories". In: Koselleck, Futures Past: On the Semantics of Historical Time. Translated and with an Introduction by Keith Tribe, p. 255-275. New York: Columbia University Press. First published as "'Erfahrungsraum' und 'Erwartungshorizont' - zwei historische Kategorien", in: Soziale Bewegung und politische Verfassung. Beiträge zur Geschichte der modernen Welt, hg. von Ulrich Engelhardt, Volker Selin, Horst Stuke (Industrielle Welt, Sonderband Werner Conze zum 31. Dezember 1975), Klett Verlag, Stuttgart 1976, S. 13-33.

May 28, 2013
Texts suggested by Prof. Dr. Axel Schneider
Löwith, Karl (1949): Meaning in History. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, p. 1-19 and p. 191-207
Löwith, Karl (1963): "Das Verhängnis des Fortschritts". In: Der Mensch in mitten der Geschichte. Philosophische Bilanz des 20. Jahrhunderts. S. 320-338.

April 9, 2013
Texts suggested by Prof. Dr. Michael Lackner
Dumézil, Georges (1984):"...Le Moyne noir en gris dedans Varennes": Sotie nostradamique suivie d'un divertissement sur les dernières paroles de Socrate Paris: Gallimard, 1984

March 12, 2013
Texts suggested by Philipp Winkler
Marx, Karl (1989): Collected Works: Vol. 24. Marx and Engels: 1874-83. London: Lawrence & Wishart, p.196-201, p. 346-371.
Marx, Karl (1989): Collected Works: Vol. 32. Karl Marx: 1861-63. London: Lawrence & Wishart, p.374-391.
Marx, Karl (1973): Grundrisse: Foundations of the Critique of Political Economy (Rough Draft). Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, p.690-695; p. 699-712.

January 22, 2013
Texts suggested by Prof. Dr. Joachim Gentz
Blumenberg, Hans (1981): Die Lesbarkeit der Welt. Suhrkamp, pp. 9-21.
Kuzniar, Alice A. (1986): Signs of the Future: “Reading (in) Lavater’s Aussichten”

2012

December 11, 2012
Texts suggested by Dr. Oskar Kurer and Prof. Dr. Thomas Fröhlich
Mill, John Stuart (1882): A System of Logic, Ratiocinative and Inductive, Being a Connected View of the Principles of Evidence and the Methods of Scientific InvestigationIn: Harper & Brothers: New York, p. 631-652.
Kurtz, Joachim (2011): "The Future Cannot Begin: Temporal Structures in Modern Society". In: Volume 1: Discovery of Chinese Logic. Leiden, NLD: Brill, p 149-154.

November 20, 2012
Texts suggested by Prof. Dr. Fabrizio Pregadio
Coomaraswamy, Ananda K.: “Time and Eternity“, in Artibus Asiae, pp. 1-140.

October 23, 2012
Texts suggested by Prof. Scott Davis and Prof. Thomas Fröhlich
Plessner, Helmuth (1975): Die Stufen des Organischen und der Mensch: Einleitung in die philosophische Anthropologie. Berlin: de Gryter, p.321-341.
Luhmann, Niklas (1976): "The Future Cannot Begin: Temporal Structures in Modern Society". In: Social Research, Vol. 43, No. 1, p.130-152.

October 2, 2012
Texts suggested by Hans Christian Lehner and Andreas Holndonner
Hahn, Alois (2003): Erinnerung und Prognose: Zur Vergegenwärtigung von Vergangenheit und Zukunft. Opladen: Leske+Budrich
Curry, Patrick (2003): Introduction. In: Curry, Patrick (ed.): Astrology, Science and Society: Historical Essays. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press. p. 1-4
North, J.D. (2003): Medieval Concepts of Celestial Influence: A Survey. In: Curry, Patrick (ed.): Astrology, Science and Society: Historical Essays. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press. p. 5-17

July 3, 2012
Texts suggested by Dr. Julia Eva Wannenmacher
Marjorie Reeves, The Development of Apocalyptic Thought: Medieval Attitudes, in: C. A. PATRIDES, J. WITTREICH (Hg.): The Apocalypse in English Renaissance Thought and Literature (Manchester 1984) S. 40-72, neu in: dies.: The Prophetic Sense of History in Medieval and Renaissance Europe (Ashgate 1999)
Bernard McGinn, The Apocalyptic Imagination in the Middle Ages, in: Jan A. AERTSEN, Martin PICKAVÉ (Hg.): Ende und Vollendung. Eschatologische Perspektiven im Mittelalter (Miscellanea Mediaevalia 29, Berlin - New York 2001) S. 79-94

June 12, 2012
Texts suggested by Song Xiaokun and Philipp Hünnebeck
Jaspers, Karl (1955): Vom Ursprung und Ziel der Geschichte. S. 137-166.

May 15, 2012
Texts suggested by Christoph König
Szondi, Peter (2011): "Schleiermachers Hermeneutik heute"
In: Szondi, Schriften, Band II, S. 106-130.
Szondi, Peter (1975): "Bemerkungen zur Forschungslage der literarischen Hermeneutik"
In: Szondi, Einführung in die literarische Hermeneutik, S. 404-408.
Szondi, Peter (1995): "Schleiermacher's Hermeneutics Today"
In: Introduction to Literary Hermeneutics, S. 95-113.

April 3, 2012
Texts suggested by Prof. Philipp Balsiger
Zandvoort, Henk (1995): "Concepts of Interdisciplinarity and Environmental Science". In: Poznan Studies in the Philosophy of the Science and the Humanities, 1995, Vol. 45, p. 45-68.

March 13, 2012
Texts suggested by Dr. Matthias Riedl
Schmitt, Carl (1996) [1922]: Politische Theologie, pp. 43-54. /
Schmitt, Carl (1985): Political Theology, pp. 37-52.
Hollerich, Michael (2004): Carl Schmitt

February 7, 2012
Texts suggested by Katrin Bauer
Lakatos, Imre (1970): History of Science and Its Rational Reproductions. In: PAS, Proceeedings of the Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association, Volume 1970, pp. 91-136.

January 17, 2012
Texts suggested by Prof. Stefano Rapisarda and Prof. Chu Ping-yi
Feyerabend, Paul (1978): Science in a free Society, pp. 73-122.
Veyne, Paul (1988): Did the Greeks believe in their Myths?, pp. 117-129.


2011

November 22, 2011
Session 12 (texts suggested by Stefano Rapisarda)
Theodor W. Adorno: The Stars down to Earth and Other Essays on the Irrational in Culture
pp. 46-59 and 69-82.

October 11, 2011
Session 11 (text suggested by Richard Landes)
Kari Palonen: "The History of Concepts as a Style of Political Theorizing: Quentin Skinner’s and Reinhart Koselleck’s Subversion of Normative Political Theory",
European Journal of Political Theory, July 2002 vol. 1 no. 1, pp. 91-106.

September 20, 2011
Session 10 (text suggested by Oskar Kurer)
Capoccia, Giovanni; Kelemen, R. Daniel: "The Study of Critical Junctures: Theory, Narrative, and Counterfactuals in Historical Institutionalism".
In: World Politics – Volume 59, Number 3, April 2007, pp. 341-369.

July 26, 2011
Session 9 (text suggested by Liying Wang and Thomas Fröhlich)
Wetz, Franz Josef: Die Begriffe "Zufall" und "Kontingenz".
In: Gerhart von Graevenitz and Odo Marquard: Kontingenz. München: Wilhelm Fink Verlag, 1998, 27-34
Makropoulos, Michael: Modernität als Kontingenzkultur: Konturen eines Konzepts.
In: Gerhart von Graevenitz and Odo Marquard: Kontingenz. München: Wilhelm Fink Verlag, 1998, 27-34

July 5, 2011
Session 8 (text suggested by Thomas Frölich)
Rescher, Nicholas: Predicting the Future. An Introduction to the Theory of Forecasting
Albany: State University of New York Press 1998, 11-17, (optional reading: 19-33), 37-42, 191-199, 202-208, and 238-246.

May 24, 2011
Session 7 (texts suggested by Richard Landes)
Erich Fromm: The Fear of Freedom
London: Ark Paperbacks 1942, 19-32.
Hu Hsien-chin: "Chinese Concepts of Face."
In: American Anthropologist 1944, 45-64.
Richard Landes: Two chapters on "Honour and Shame."
Book draft, forthcoming
Wolfram Eberhard: Guilt and Sin in Traditional China.
Berkeley: University of California Press 1967. (pp. 1-11, 117-125)

May 17, 2011
Session 6 (texts suggested by Wang Liying)
Isaiah Berlin: "Two Concepts of Liberty."
In: Isaiah Berlin: Four Essays on Liberty, Oxford: Oxford UP 1969, 118-173.
Gao Xingjian: "The Voice of the Individual."
In: Gao Xingjian, Mabel Lee (trsl.): The Case for Literature. London: Fourth Estate 2007, 126-140.

April 19, 2011
Session 5 (text suggested by Sophia Katz)
Sor-Hoon Tan: "Authoritative Freedom."
In: Sor-Hoon Tan: Confucian Democracy. A Deweyan Reconstruction. New York: SUNY, 2004, 157-199.

February 8, 2011
Session 4 (texts suggested by Lionel Jensen)
Carlo Ginzburg: "Morelli, Freud and Sherlock Holmes. Clues and Scientific Method."
In: History Workshop, No. 9 (Spring), p. 5-36.

January 25, 2011
Session 3 (texts suggested by Katrin Bauer)
Stephen Toulmin: Foresight and Understanding. An enquiry into the aims of Science.
London: Hutchinson 1961.


2010

December 14, 2010
Session 2 (texts suggested by Michael Lackner)
Elena Esposito: Die Fiktion der wahrscheinlichen Realität.
Aus dem Italienischen von Nicole Reinhardt, Frankfurt a.M.: Suhrkamp 2007.
Hans Magnus Enzensberger: Fortuna und Kalkül. Zwei mathematische Belustigungen.
Frankfurt a.M.: Suhrkamp 2009.

November 16, 2010
Session 1 (text suggested by Thomas Fröhlich)
Karl Popper: The Poverty of Historicism.
New York: Harper Torchbooks 1964.