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In the big ethical debates of the post-war era, Protestant actors did not just aim to form opinions, but to have a definite influence on politics. The essays gathered here identify and reconstruct the patterns of ...


Keiling, Anna

Muße in mystischer Literatur

In his German sermons and treatises, Meister Eckharts envisions a radical free life of spiritual activity. Anna Keiling analyses his theory as an account of leisure. ...


Hübinger, Gangolf

Max Weber

Revolutionary upheaval around 1900 shaped Max Weber's realm of experience and provided significant impetus for his way of thinking. He intervened in the great conflicts of his epoch, including ...


Hess, Johannes


The material history of selenium between 1870 and 1930 leads from chemical factories to electro-physical laboratories and inventors' workshops, and into the studios of experimental artists. Through the migration ...


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Verein für Socialpolitik (VfS)

September 22 – 25, 2019 in Leipzig


Frankfurter Buchmesse

October 16 – 20, 2019

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