Vom Nutzen und Nachteil des Cultural turn für die Geisteswissenschaften

In: Methodik und Didaktik in der Ägyptologie
Gerhard Lauer ( Göttingen)

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This paper discusses the cost-benefit ratio of the so-called cultural turn. The main argument in favour of the cultural turn is a broader understanding of possible objects for the humanities. The main argument against this turn is the reification of culture as something without social or historical differentiation. The paper concludes with a statement referring to why the debate about the cultural turn is increasingly challenging for the humanities.

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Methodik und Didaktik in der Ägyptologie

Herausforderungen eines kulturwissenschaftlichen Paradigmenwechsels in den Altertumswissenschaften

Series:  Ägyptologie und Kulturwissenschaft, Volume: 4


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