Proceedings 11

Culture and Cognition

Essays in Honor of Peter Damerow

Jürgen Renn, Matthias Schemmel (eds.)


Submitted by: Gerd Graßhoff

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Publication Date: Aug. 8, 2019

Jürgen Renn, Matthias Schemmel

Part 1: Early Writing and Abstraction

2Learning from Kushim About the Origins of Writing and Farming
Jürgen Renn

3What Is a Number? What Is a Concept? Who Has a Number Concept?
Jens Høyrup

4Towards the Deciphering of the “Blau Monuments”: Some New Readings and Perspectives
Manfred Krebernik

5The Chinese Sexagenary Cycle and the Origin of the Chinese Writing System
William G. Boltz

6‘Real Abstraction’ and the Origins of Intellectual Abstraction in Ancient Mesopotamia: Ancient Economic History as a Key to the Understanding and Evaluation of Marx’s Labor Theory of Value
Joachim Schaper

7Meat Distribution in Late Uruk Diacritical Feasts: Second-Order Bookkeeping Techniques and their Institutional Context in Late Fourth Millennium BCE Mesopotamia
J. Cale Johnson

8Pappus’ Theory in Mesopotamian Science
Markham J. Geller

9Astronomical Knowledge in The Slavonic Apocalypse of Enoch: Traces of Ancient Scientific Models
Florentina Badalanova Geller

Part 2: History of Knowledge and Material Representations

10Können Entwicklungspsychologie und Wissenschaftsgeschichte voneinander lernen?
Katja Bödeker

11Piaget, Einstein, and the Concept of Time
Tilman Sauer

12Zur historischen Epistemologie des Raumes
Matthias Schemmel

13Paper Tools
Ursula Klein

14Drawing Instruments
Wolfgang Lefèvre

15Der Würfel auf der Spitze: Pieros inszenierter Blick
Diethelm Stoller

16The Emergence of the Idea of Real Number in the Context of Theoretical Music in the Renaissance
Oscar Abdounur

Part 3: Societal Challenges and Electronic Visions

17In anderen Zeiten. Die Idee des Comenius-Gartens
Henning Vierck

18The Dramatic Pace of Acculturation and the Ability of So Many Eipo to Jump From Stone Age to Computer Age in One Generation … Without Having Read Aristotle
Wulf Schiefenhövel

19A Textbook for Teaching Mathematics in Brazilian Indigenous Schools
Circe Mary Silva da Silva

20Beyond Archimedes: The History and Future of the Arboreal Software
Mark J. Schiefsky

21A Computational Research System for the History of Science
Julia Damerow, Erick Peirson, Manfred D. Laubichler

Part 4: A Glimpse of His Life

22Peter Damerow (1939–2011)
Jürgen Renn

23Es begann mit den Zahlen
Kristina Vaillant

24Peter Damerow’s Publications