Thomas Pfau (NHC Fellow, 2010–11)

Project Title

Parables of Life: "Bildung" and the Transformation of Knowledge, 1780-1924

Duke University

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2010–11

Thomas Pfau

wrote two-thirds of his book Amnesiac Modernity: Intellectual Traditions and the Demise of Responsible Knowledge. He also wrote "Bildungsroman" and "William Paley" for the Blackwell Encyclopedia of Romanticism, and "The Appearance of Stimmung: Play as Virtual Rationality" to appear in Stimmung: zur Wiederkehr einer ästhetischen Kategorie? (Munich: Fink, 2011).