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Author Bommel, Bas van
Title Classical Humanism and the Challenge of Modernity : Debates on Classical Education in 19th-Century Germany
Imprint Berlin/Boston : De Gruyter, Inc., 2015
©2015
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Series Philologus. Supplemente / Philologus. Supplementary Volumes Ser. ; v.1
Philologus. Supplemente / Philologus. Supplementary Volumes Ser
Note Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- Abbreviations -- Introduction -- Classical education and modern society -- The concept of 'neohumanism' -- 'Neohumanism' versus classical humanism -- The paradigm of modernity -- Structure and method -- Part I: The Persistence of Classical Humanism -- 19th-century classical humanism: the case of Karl Gottfried Siebelis (1769- 1843) -- Introduction -- Nine constitutive aspects of classical humanism -- The variety of classical humanism -- Teaching practice -- The persistence of classical humanism -- Part II: The Adaptability of Classical Humanism -- Introduction -- 1. The Challenge of Science -- Introduction -- Philology as science -- Classical humanism and scientific philology -- Classical education as schöne Wissenschaft -- The Kantian turn -- Classical philology as 'pure science:' Friedrich August Wolf -- Scientific philology as a humanistic discipline -- The continuity of Gymnasium education -- Pedagogy as science -- Introduction -- National education: Fichte and Jachmann -- The unitary school: Humboldt and Süvern -- Humanism as totalitarian pedagogy -- Mythos Humboldt -- 2. The Challenge of the Bürgerschule -- Introduction -- Classical education and the rise of the Bürgerschule 1770-1800 -- Introduction -- The quest for Bürger education -- Material and formal education -- The common good -- Conclusion -- Latin education in Bürgerclassen -- Introduction -- Postponing Latin -- Sprachen and Sachen -- The quest for Latin textbooks -- The fight against grammar: Latin as a colloquial language -- Conclusion -- The Bürgerschule as humanistic institution 1800-1860 -- Introduction -- The concept of the Realgymnasium: Ernst Gottfried Fischer -- Realism as a form of humanism -- The Bürgerschule as humanistic institution -- Formal education -- Ideal education -- Two types of humanness: Karl Scheibert
The modern Humanitätsschule: Karl Mager -- Conclusion -- 3. The Challenge of Christianity -- Introduction -- Classical humanism and rationalism -- The quest for religious ethos -- Education and ethos -- 'Neohumanism' and Christianity -- Classical humanism and Christianity -- Introduction -- Classical antiquity as precursor of Christianity -- Historicisation and educational practice -- Curtailing classical education -- The debate on patristic literature -- Conclusion -- Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Index
The series Philologus. Supplemente / Philologus. Supplementary Volumes publishes monographs and edited volumes pertaining to all aspects of the study of ancient literature and its reception, with a special focus on interdisciplinary approaches, combining Classics with Literary and Cultural Studies
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Bommel, Bas van Classical Humanism and the Challenge of Modernity : Debates on Classical Education in 19th-Century Germany Berlin/Boston : De Gruyter, Inc.,c2015 9783110365436
Subject Humanism -- Germany -- 19th century.;Education, Higher -- Germany -- Philosophy.;Classical literature -- Influence.;Classical literature -- History and criticism
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