Jurist and Statesman in Turbulent Times: Heinrich Zoepfl
Heinrich Zoepfl, Heidelberg Professor of Legal History and Constitutional Law, worked in the turbulent times of "Vormärz", the "German Revolution" of 1848/49 and the foundation of the Reich in 1870/71. The volume "Heinrich Zoepfl (1807-1877). Heidelberger Universitätsprofessor und Rechtsgutachter", edited by Dorothee Mußgnug and Michael Stolleis, is dedicated to the life and work of the jurist who has almost fallen into oblivion today.
More than just a few points of contact: Latin and Arabic
„Latin and Arabic: Entangled Histories“, volume 5 in the series „Heidelberg Studies in Transculturality“, explores the many dimensions and ramifications of Latin-Arabic entanglement both from macro-historical as well as from micro-historical perspectives. Visions of history marked by the binary opposition of “Islam” and “the West” tend to ignore these important facets of Euromediterranean entanglement, as do historical studies that explain complex transcultural processes without giving attention to their linguistic dimension.
New Issue of the “heiEDUCATION Journal. Transdisciplinary Studies on Teacher Education”
The fourth issue of the heiEDUCATION Journal brings together a variety of contributions that address the topic of ‘teaching as a practice’ through either a hands-on, empirical, or theoretical perspective. In line with the topic’s current relevance for teacher education, the volume offers an insight into the broad spectrum of research in this field that touches on issues concerning the subject disciplines, their didactics, educational sciences, or a combination of these.
New on heiUP Campus Media: "Geschichte der Physik an der Universität Heidelberg"
The Faculty of Physics and Astronomy at the Heidelberg University can look back on a long and eventful history. The Heidelberg physicists Joachim Heintze ✝, Maarten DeKieviet and Jörg Hüfner trace the history of physics and astronomy at the University of Heidelberg from its beginnings in 1386 to the present.
New: Introduction into the Psychology of Human Thought
The "Psychology of Human Thought", edited by Robert J. Sternberg and Joachim Funke, is an open access collection of peer-reviewed chapters from all areas of higher cognitive processes. The book is intended to be used as a textbook in courses on higher process, complex cognition, human thought, and related courses.
Just out: "Modeling the Pāṇinian System of Sanskrit Grammar" by Anand Mishra
Anand Mishras work is a study of the Aṣṭādhyāyī of Pāṇini from a new perspective. It attempts to explore the Pāṇinian system of Sanskrit grammar from a formal point of view and investigate the possibilities of representing it in a logical, explicit and consistent manner.
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