Research/Publications

Monographs9780415885492

Reviews: Germanic Review 90 (2015): 358-70; History of the Human Sciences, 17 June 2016; Iyyun: The Jerusalem Philosophical Quarterly 66 (July 2017): 281-87; Modern Language Review 113, no. 1 (2018): 276-77; Journal of Literary Theory, 2018; Goethe Yearbook 25 (2018): 310-12;  E-Journal: helden. heroes. héros (Universität Freiburg, Sonderforschungsbereich 948) 6, no. 1 (2018), online; Reading Religion (American Academy of Religion), September (2018)

ReviewsJournal of European Studies 37, no. 2 (2007): 213-14; German Studies Review 30, no.2 (2007): 399-401; New Perspectives on the Eighteenth Century (2007):81-2; Goethe-Jahrbuch 124 (2007):285-6; Forum 9781571133076for Modern Language Studies 44, no. 1 (2008): 94-5; The German Quarterly 81, no. 2 (2008): 229-30; Modern Language Review 103, no. 3 (2008): 888-9; Goethe Yearbook 16 (2009): 246-7

Critical Editions

58604Reviews of the German edition: Zeitschrift für Kulturphilosophie (2014), vol. 2, 391-4; Die Zeit, 24 July, 2014; Süddeutsche Zeitung, 2 July, 2014; Deutschlandfunk, 3 February 2015; Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 25 March 2015; Common Knowledge 21, no. 3 (2015): 531-2; Zeitschrift für Ideengeschichte 9, no. 4 (2015): 128-31; AG Politische Theorie (2016)

Reviews of the French edition: Le Monde, 14 January 2016; nonfiction.fr, 3 March 2016; Slate.fr, 13 March 2016; Philosophie Magazine (2016); En attendant Nadeau (2016); Esprit (November 2016)

Edited Volumes9781138633841

ReviewsModern Language Review 107, no. 2 (2012): images647-8; German Studies Review 35, no. 2 (2012): 403-5; Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies 1, no. 1 (2012): 16-21; Goethe Yearbook 19 (2012):299-302; HOPOS: The Journal of the International Society for the History of Science 2, no. 1 (2012): 166-9; Society, no. 49 (2012): 188-93; History of the Human Sciences 24, no. 3 (2011):133-7; Journal of the American Psych
oanalytic Association
59 (2011):1079-85; Psychodynamic Psychiatry 42 (2014): 143-9

ReviewsModern Language Review 107, no. 4 (2012): 599-601; Limbus: Australian Yearbook for German Literary and Cultural Studies 5, (2012): 242-6

Photographic Works

Refereed Journal Editorial Positions

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Externally Funded Research Fellowships

  • (2018), Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Fellowship, Centre for Literary Research (Zentrum für Literaturforschung), Berlin
  • (2017), Senior Fellowship, Descartes Centre for the History and Philosophy of the Sciences and the Humanities, University of Utrecht
  • (2011-2013), Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Fellowship for Experienced Researchers, University of Stuttgart and German Literary Archive (Deutsches Literaturarchiv) Marbach am Neckar

Research Group Memberships

  • (2014-17), Empirisierung des Transzendentalen. Epistemologische Voraussetzungen und Erscheinungsformen der Moderne in Wissenschaft,Literatur und Kunst um 1900, funded by the German Research Foundation

Book Chapters and Refereed Journal Articles (selection since 2005)

  • (with Felicity Callard and Rhodri Hayward), New Editors’ Editorial. In: History of the Human Sciences 29, no. 3 (2016): 3-7
  • “Goethe the Writer.” In: The Oxford Handbook of European Romanticism, ed. Paul Hamilton (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016), 293-314
  • “‘How to Do Nothing with Words’: Hans Blumenberg’s Reception of Plato’s Protagoras.” In: Prometheus gibt nicht auf: Antike Welt und modernes Leben in Hans Blumenbergs Philosophie, ed. Melanie Möller (Munich: Fink, 2015), 61-75
  • “Against Darwin: Teleology in German Philosophical Anthropology.” In: Historical Teleologies in the Modern World, ed. Henning Trüper, Dipesh Chakrabarty and Sanjay Subrahmanyam (London: Bloomsbury, 2015), 89-113
  • (with Felix Heidenreich), “Mythos,” trans. Daniel Weidner. In: Blumenberg lesen. Ein Glossar, ed. Robert Buch and Daniel Weidner (Berlin: Suhrkamp, 2014), 214-27
  • “The Goethe Complex: Hans Blumenberg on Das Dämonische.” In: Das Dämonische. Schicksale einer Kategorie der Zweideutigkeit nach Goethe, ed. Lars Friedrich, Eva Geulen and Kirk Wetters (Munich: Fink, 2014), 97-119
  • “A Germanic Reception in England: Friedrich Max Müller’s Critique of Darwin’s Descent of Man.” In: The Literary and Cultural Reception of Charles Darwin in Europe, vol. 3, ed. Thomas F. Glick and Elinor Shaffer (London: Bloomsbury, 2014), 78-100
  • “The Core of This Dark Continent: Ludwig Leichhardt’s Australian Explorations.” In: Transnational Networks: German Migrants in the British Empire, 1670-1914, ed. John R. Davis, Stefan Manz and Margrit Schulte Beerbühl (Leiden: Brill, 2012), 141-62
  •  (with Martin Liebscher), “Introduction: Thinking the Unconscious.” In: Thinking the Unconscious: Nineteenth Century German Thought, ed. Angus Nicholls and Martin Liebscher (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010), 1-25
  •  “The Scientific Unconscious: Goethe’s Post-Kantian Epistemology.” In: Thinking the Unconscious: Nineteenth Century German Thought, ed. Angus Nicholls and Martin Liebscher (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010), 87-120
  • “Das Spannungsverhältnis von Wissenschaft und Mythologie in Deutschland um 1800 und in Großbritannien um 1850-1900.” In: Wissenschaftsgeschichte als Begriffsgeschichte. Terminologische Umbrüche im Entstehungsprozess der modernen Wissenschaften, ed. Michael Eggers and Matthias Rothe (Bielefeld: Transcript, 2009), 133-56
  •  “The Hermeneutics of Scientific Language in Goethe’s Critique of Newton.” In: Sprachkunst. Beiträge zur Literaturwissenschaft 36, no. 2 (2005): 203-26; reprinted in: Passagen: 50 Jahre Germanistik an der Monash University, ed. Franz-Josef Deiters, Axel Fliethmann and Christiane Weller (St. Ingbert: Röhrig Universitätsverlag, 2010), 519-58.

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