Geoffrey Winthrop-Young – Koselleck wrote that defeat in war is the greatest transformational experience because it maximizes the distance between a planned course of action and an unplanned outcome. Therefore, as unpleasant or traumatic as it may be, being defeated “contains an inexhaustible epistemological potential” and has stood behind many innovations in historical methodology, including his own following his experience as a soldier of the defeated German army.
⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀Follow @GeTheorie
Anthropocene Belonging Bild Bild als Beziehungsmodell conceptual history Das umstrittene Wir Digitale Methoden digital games Digital History Droysen Experience Farge Future Gerechtigkeit historical semantics historische Erkenntnis Historische Kollektive history-writing history writing Holocaust Identität Intersektionalität Koselleck materiality Memory Metapher metaphors modernity modernità monuments Narration Nation philosophy of history politics Reflexion Romanian historiography Skalierung spaces of possibility temporality Theorie als Praxis Theorievermittlung time Translating Koselleck wir Zeit
⠀ Theory on the Edge
Any idea? Please leave a comment here.