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Albrecht Wellmer
ALBRECHT WELLMER (born July 9, 1933) is a prominent German philosopher at the Freie Universität Berlin
Freie Universität Berlin
. BIOGRAPHYHe studied maths and physics at Berlin and Kiel, then philosophy and sociology at Heidelberg and Frankfurt. He was an assistant to Jürgen Habermas at the University of Frankfurt from 1966 to 1970. He has held Professorships at the Universität Konstanz , the New School for Social Research and at the Freie Universität Berlin
Freie Universität Berlin
. He has held guest Professorships at Haverford, Stony Brooke, Collège International de Philosophie, the New School of Social Research and the University of Amsterdam
University of Amsterdam
. In 2006 he received the Theodor W. Adorno Award , a prestigious award for achievement in philosophy, theatre, music, and film
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Theodor W. Adorno
THEODOR W. ADORNO (/əˈdɔːrnoʊ/ ; German: ; born THEODOR LUDWIG WIESENGRUND; September 11, 1903 – August 6, 1969) was a German philosopher , sociologist , and composer known for his critical theory of society. He was a leading member of the Frankfurt School of critical theory, whose work has come to be associated with thinkers such as Ernst Bloch , Walter Benjamin , Max Horkheimer and Herbert Marcuse , for whom the works of Freud , Marx , and Hegel were essential to a critique of modern society. He is widely regarded as one of the 20th century's foremost thinkers on aesthetics and philosophy, as well as one of its preeminent essayists
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Rorty
RORTY may refer to: * Amélie Rorty (born 1932), Findlay Professor of Philosophy, Boston University * James Rorty (1890–1973), American radical writer and poet (father of Richard Rorty) * Malcolm C. Rorty (1875–1937), American economist * Richard Rorty
Richard Rorty
(1931–2007), Kenan Professor of Humanities, University of Virginia This page lists people with the surname RORTY
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Postmodernity
POSTMODERNITY (POST-MODERNITY or the POSTMODERN CONDITION) is the economic or cultural state or condition of society which is said to exist after modernity . Some schools of thought hold that modernity ended in the late 20th century – in the 1980s or early 1990s – and that it was replaced by postmodernity, while others would extend modernity to cover the developments denoted by postmodernity, while some believe that modernity ended after World War II. The idea of the post-modern condition is sometimes characterised as a culture stripped of its capacity to function in any linear or autonomous state as opposed to the progressive mindstate of Modernism
Modernism
. Postmodernity can mean a personal response to a postmodern society, the conditions in a society which make it postmodern or the state of being that is associated with a postmodern society as well an historical epoch
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Modernity
MODERNITY is a term of art used in the humanities and social sciences to designate both a historical period (the modern era ), as well as the ensemble of particular socio-cultural norms , attitudes and practices that arose in post-medieval Europe and have developed since, in various ways and at various times, around the world. While it includes a wide range of interrelated historical processes and cultural phenomena (from fashion to modern warfare ), it can also refer to the subjective or existential experience of the conditions they produce, and their ongoing impact on human culture, institutions, and politics (Berman 2010 , 15–36)
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Ethics
ETHICS or MORAL PHILOSOPHY is a branch of philosophy that involves systematizing, defending, and recommending concepts of right and wrong conduct . The term ethics derives from Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek
ἠθικός (ethikos), from ἦθος (ethos ), meaning 'habit , custom'. The branch of philosophy axiology comprises the sub-branches of ethics and aesthetics , each concerned with values . Ethics
Ethics
seeks to resolve questions of human morality by defining concepts such as good and evil , right and wrong , virtue and vice , justice and crime . As a field of intellectual enquiry, moral philosophy also is related to the fields of moral psychology , descriptive ethics , and value theory
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Wittgenstein
LUDWIG JOSEF JOHANN WITTGENSTEIN (/ˈvɪtɡənˌstaɪn/ ; German: ; 26 April 1889 – 29 April 1951) was an Austrian-British philosopher who worked primarily in logic , the philosophy of mathematics , the philosophy of mind , and the philosophy of language . From 1929 to 1947, Wittgenstein taught at the University of Cambridge
Cambridge
. During his lifetime he published just one slim book, the 75-page Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus (1921), one article, one book review and a children's dictionary. His voluminous manuscripts were edited and published posthumously. Philosophical Investigations appeared as a book in 1953, and has since come to be recognised as one of the most important works of philosophy in the twentieth century
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Library Of Congress Control Number
The LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CONTROL NUMBER (LCCN) is a serially based system of numbering cataloging records in the Library of Congress
Library of Congress
in the United States. It has nothing to do with the contents of any book, and should not be confused with Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Classification . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Format * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links HISTORYThe LCCN numbering system has been in use since 1898, at which time the acronym LCCN originally stood for Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Card Number. It has also been called the Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Catalog Card Number, among other names. The Library of Congress
Library of Congress
prepared cards of bibliographic information for their library catalog and would sell duplicate sets of the cards to other libraries for use in their catalogs
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Special
SPECIAL or SPECIALS may refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Music * 2 Film and television * 3 Other uses * 4 See also MUSIC * Special (album) , a 1992 album by Vesta Williams * "Special" (Garbage song) , 1998 * "Special" (Mew song) , 2005 * "Special" (Stephen Lynch song) , 2000 * The Specials
The Specials
, a British band * "Special", a song by Violent Femmes on The Blind Leading the Naked * "Special", a song on
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Bibliothèque Nationale De France
The BIBLIOTHèQUE NATIONALE DE FRANCE (BNF; French: ) is the National Library of France
France
, located in Paris
Paris
. It is the national repository of all that is published in France. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 New buildings * 3 Mission * 4 Manuscript
Manuscript
collection * 5 Digital library * 6 Popular culture * 7 See also * 8 References * 9 Further reading * 10 External links HISTORYThe National Library of France
France
traces its origin to the royal library founded at the Louvre Palace by Charles V in 1368. Charles had received a collection of manuscripts from his predecessor, John II , and transferred them to the Louvre
Louvre
from the Palais de la Cité
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Système Universitaire De Documentation
The SYSTèME UNIVERSITAIRE DE DOCUMENTATION or SUDOC is a system used by the libraries of French universities and higher education establishments to identify, track and manage the documents in their possession. The catalog, which contains more than 10 million references, allows students and researcher to search for bibliographical and location information in over 3,400 documentation centers
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International Standard Name Identifier
The INTERNATIONAL STANDARD NAME IDENTIFIER (ISNI) is an identifier for uniquely identifying the public identities of contributors to media content such as books, television programmes, and newspaper articles. Such an identifier consists of 16 digits. It can optionally be displayed as divided into four blocks. It was developed under the auspices of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) as Draft International Standard 27729; the valid standard was published on 15 March 2012. The ISO technical committee 46, subcommittee 9 ( TC 46/SC 9 ) is responsible for the development of the standard. ISNI can be used to disambiguate names that might otherwise be confused, and links the data about names that are collected and used in all sectors of the media industries
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Bergkirchen
BERGKIRCHEN is a municipality in the district of Dachau
Dachau
in Bavaria
Bavaria
in Germany
Germany
. * v * t * e Towns and municipalities in Dachau
Dachau
* Altomünster * Bergkirchen * Dachau
Dachau
* Erdweg * Haimhausen * Hebertshausen * Hilgertshausen-Tandern * Karlsfeld * Markt Indersdorf * Odelzhausen * Petershausen * Pfaffenhofen an der Glonn * Röhrmoos * Schwabhausen * Sulzemoos * Vierkirchen * Weichs REFERENCES * ^ "Fortschreibung des Bevölkerungsstandes". Bayerisches Landesamt für Statistik und Datenverarbeitung (in German)
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Critical Theory
CRITICAL THEORY is a school of thought that stresses the reflective assessment and critique of society and culture by applying knowledge from the social sciences and the humanities . As a term, Critical Theory has two meanings with different origins and histories: the first originated in sociology and the second originated in literary criticism , whereby it is used and applied as an umbrella term that can describe a theory founded upon critique ; thus, the theorist Max Horkheimer described a theory as critical insofar as it seeks "to liberate human beings from the circumstances that enslave them". In sociology and political philosophy , the term Critical Theory describes the neo- Marxist philosophy of the Frankfurt School
Frankfurt School
, which was developed in Germany in the 1930s
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Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt Am Main
GOETHE UNIVERSITY FRANKFURT (German : Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt
Frankfurt
am Main) is a university located in Frankfurt
Frankfurt
, Germany. It was founded in 1914 as a citizens' university, which means it was founded and funded by the wealthy and active liberal citizenry of Frankfurt. The original name was UNIVERSITäT FRANKFURT AM MAIN. In 1932, the university's name was extended in honour of one of the most famous locals of Frankfurt, the poet and writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
. The university currently has around 46,000 students, distributed across four major campuses within the city. The university celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2014. The first female president of the university, Birgitta Wolff , was sworn into office in 2015
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Freie Universität Berlin
The FREE UNIVERSITY OF BERLIN (German : Freie Universität Berlin, often abbreviated as FU BERLIN or simply FU) is a research university located in Berlin
Berlin
, Germany. One of Germany's most recognised universities, it is known for its research in the humanities and social sciences, as well as in the field of natural and life sciences. The Free University was founded in West Berlin
Berlin
in 1948 with American support during the early Cold War
Cold War
period as a de facto western continuation of the Frederick William University , which was located in East Berlin
Berlin
and faced strong communist repression; its name refers to West Berlin's status as part of the Western "free world ," in contrast to the "unfree" Communist world in general and the "unfree" communist-controlled university in East Berlin
Berlin
in particular
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