Helmut Müller-Sievers (NHC Fellow, 1994–95)

Project Title

Georg Buchner: Natural Philosophy and the Poetics of Despair

Northwestern University

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Fellowship Work Summary, 1994–95

Helmut Müller-Sievers finished Generations—in Science, Philosophy, and Literature (Stanford University Press) and researched and drafted three chapters of his new book, Disorientation: Brainphysiology and Philosophy in Georg Büchner's Work. He wrote an essay "On the Margins of Derrida's Terminology," accepted by Imprimatur, and completed "Über Zeugungskraft," to be published in an anthology dealing with representation in science.