Their topics are with-in: towards an aesth/ethics of prepositions; the atmospheric turn; wonder and Ernst Haeckel
's aesthetics of nature; art without object but with impact; between science and art: an anthropological odyssey; the Black Wood: relations, empathy, and a feeling of oneness in Caledonian pine forests; cultivated and governed or free and wild: on assessing gardens and parks aesthetically; where embodiment meets environment: a meditation on the work of Hans Breder and Ana Mendieta accompanied by an interview with Breder; and the aesthetic roots of environmental amnesia: the work of art and the imagination of place.
The term "stem sell" first appeared in scientific literature in 1868, when the German scientist Ernst Haeckel
merged the concepts of phylogeny and ontogeny to describe the "stammzelle" (stem cell), an evolutionary concept of a primordial cell that evolves into all cells and multicellular organisms .
After all, many of us may have learned from embryology that in the 1870s, Ernst Haeckel
first formulated the concept that "ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny," a catchy phrase although largely defunct in its original meaning today.
Included among these works were two black-and-white videos manufactured from outtakes of lost films by Maya Deren, and two small photograms ostensibly based on forms by Kandinsky and Malevich but equally resembling the diatom, the single-celled organism encased in silica studied in the early twentieth century by German biologist Ernst Haeckel
and by the esoteric painter Hilma af Klint, one of the first abstract artists on record.
In a 1903 speech, "The Dance of the Future," Isadora Duncan synthesized the ideas of Charles Darwin, Ernst Haeckel
, and especially Richard Wagner as she outlined her artistic values and her outlook on dance's future developments.
German biologist Ernst Haeckel
illustrated and described thousands of deep-sea specimens collected during the 1873-76 H.M.S.
Two chapters of this volume are devoted to Ernst Haeckel
, Darwin's foremost champion, not only in Germany but throughout the world.
(1834-1919) was a key advocate and popularizer of evolution, but it was always with his own twist.
Topics include the history and development of the editing and publication of The Red Book; influences of Goethe, Schiller, and German Romanticism on Jung's writings; the similarities of the biological illustrations of Ernst Haeckel
to Jung's illustration of jelly fish from his dreams; Korean shamanism and it relationship to the mandala symbolism in Jung; Jung and Gnosticism; and the trickster archetype in relation to Jung's inner journey and Cervante's character of Don Quixote.
, the most famous German Darwinist of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, believed that Darwinism was the central component of a new worldview, (the culture of death), which was locked in combat with the traditional dual spiritual-material Judeo-Christian worldview (the culture of life).