Browsing by Subject "Scheitern"
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(2016)This article argues that early modern political thinkers did not think about "success“ and "failure“ in modern terms of material well-being or as results of individual action and self-actualisation. Focusing on the thought ...
Verheissungsvolle Berichte und suggestive Karten : Die englischen und niederländischen Nordostpassagen-Expeditionen des 16. Jahrhunderts zwischen Erfolg und Scheitern (2016)From a modern perspective, the English and Dutch expeditions into the northern seas in the 16th century that set out to discover new shipping routes from Europe to Asia have thoroughly failed: Neither of them ever reached ...