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    • Baer, Josette; Rother, Wolfgang (2014)
      We may consider labour as boon or bane ‒ man’s existence is not conceivable without labour. The expulsion from the Garden of Eden can be understood as a punishment for the consumption of the forbidden fruit from the tree ...
    • Reinhold, Karl Leonhard; Bondeli, Martin; Imhof, Silvan (2017)
      This volume presents the amended version of Reinhold’s award-winning script on the question of what progress metaphysics has made since Leibniz and Wolf in Germany (asked by the Preußische Akademie der Wissenschaften). The ...
    • Zimmermann, Markus; Felder, Stefan; Streckeisen, Ursula; Tag, Brigitte (2019)
      This volume gives an overview of what is known from an academic perspective about the end of life in Switzerland. The authors, who represent different academic disciplines, deal with crucial questions, such as experiences ...
    • Salvisberg, Melanie (2017)
      Out of a wide perspective, the study examines the development of flood control in the region of the river Gürbe in Switzerland from 1855 to 2010. It shows not only technical progresses, but also changes in philosophy. The ...
    • Schroer, Silvia (2018)
      "This forth volume of “Die Ikonographie Palästinas/Israels und der Alte Orient (IPIAO)” is on Iron Age until the beginning of the Achaemenid’s rule. Almost 1000 objects of the pictorial art of Palestine / Israel are ...
    • Walser, Robert; Heerde, Hans-Joachim; von Reibnitz, Barbara; Socha, Caroline (2019)
      In this volume, Robert Walser’s contributions printed in the journal “Neue Rundschau” are edited. Each of Walser’s texts is accompanied by a context documentation, which gives an insight into the contents of the whole ...
    • Overstolz, Christian (2018)
      This book is a result of the author’s long engangement with the prelude and fugue in A major of Johann Sebastian Bach. This work’s origins lie deep in theology. The author tries to prove that in this piece of music, Bach ...
    • Camenisch, Chantal (2015)
      Human societies are highly affected by climatic and weather conditions. This is especially true for preindustrial times. In the present volume, the author reconstructs the climate in 15th century Burgundian Netherlands.
    • Lucas, Jana (2018)
      In her book, Jana Lucas portrays the artistic interchange in the context of the “Basler Konzil”. For the first time, she provides an overall synopsis of the proceedings in art in the time of consiliar Basel.
    • Jaquet, Daniel; Baptiste, Nicolas (2019)
      The volume presents interdisciplinary contributions that use practical experiments in order to examine historical european martial arts and the material culture of the arms of the late Middle Ages.
    • Wörner, David (2019)
      The main assumption of this book is that Locke’s methaphysical considerations spread throughout his works build a coherent metaphysical theory about the essence of things. Contrary to prevalent opinions, Locke thereby ...
    • Kamber, Peter; Mangold, Mikkel (2019)
      This catalogue describes en detail content, material character, genesis, and history of 115 medieval manuscripts from the fields of theology, liturgy, canon law, church history, history, literature, rhetoric, medicine, and law.
    • Zimmermann, Markus; Felder, Stefan; Streckeisen, Ursula; Tag, Brigitte (2019)
      This volume gives an overview of what is known from an academic perspective about the end of life in Switzerland. The authors, who represent different academic disciplines, deal with crucial questions, such as experiences ...
    • Honegger, Serge Brian (2019)
      This book is on four plays by John von Düffel, Peter Handke, and Franz Xaver Kroetz. The texts show a new understanding of direction and leadership, which is no longer related to hierarchical structured principles of ...
    • Giovannini, Adalberto (2015)
      This book’s presentation of the republican Roman institutions and their history enables the reader to clearly distinguish between what we know from ancient sources and the contemporary knowledge based on modern research. ...
    • Meyer, Katrin (2016)
      This volume reconstructs Arendt’s understanding of power and violence clearly and in detail. The author discusses the implications of Arendt's conception of power and violence for a political theory of democratic practice.
    • Häubi, Florian (2019)
      This volume comprehensively analyses the key terms shame and dignity in Nietsche’s thinking and explores their importance to contemporary debates in ethics and moral philosophy.
    • Immel, Oliver (2019)
      For the first time, this volume gathers all of Jasper’s texts concerning university that had been published by himself. The annotations of the edition provide valuable insights into the meaning of specific passages, the ...
    • Krämer, Daniel; Pfister, Christian; Segesser, Daniel Marc (2016)
      The focus of this volume is on economic supply in Switzerland during the First World War. In the second half of the war, especially the shortage of food and energy became a question of national existence. The volume connects ...