Author: Tessa Gengnagel

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The Quote That Never Was

An anecdotal story about scholarly misconduct and the pitfalls of Wikipedia. Specifically, it chronicles a quote from the philosopher Hans Vaihinger that never quite existed (but was cited and circulated).

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Paper presented at the anniversary conference of the prometheus image archive in 2016 in Cologne. Topic: Semantic variance in the transmission of iconographic programs. Language: German.

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Humanities = Geisteswissenschaften?

A look at the different meanings of “humanities” and “Geisteswissenschaften”, with a focus on translation issues within the philosophy of science in general and the Digital Humanities in particular.