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  • n. One's surroundings or environment; the outer world as perceived by organisms within it.


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From German Umwelt ("environment"). More at um-, Welt.


  • The very close reading of the relevant sections of the 29/30 course is clear and sober, and instead of propagating "heideggerese," clarifies it, cautiously examining and explaining every substantive claim in light of both Heidegger's overall project during these years and Uexküll's contribution especially his notion of the Umwelt to that project.


  • Prepared for the Bundesministeriums für Land - und Forstwirtschaft, Umwelt und Wasserwirtschaft (last accessed 12 July 2007) – Steurer, R. and Martinuzzi, A. (2005).

    Global Environment Outlook (GEO-4)~ Chapter 10

  • We could then consider that this conception of world in the middle of the thirties is midway between the human Umwelt from 1927 and the world considered as the Geviert Fourfold in the fifties.


  • Note 4: The only work currently available is Magdalene Schultz, "The Blood Libel: A Motif in the History of Childhood," Journal of Psychohistory 14, no. 1 (summer 1986): 1 — 24, which, after adding two new paragraphs, she republished as "Projektion versus Realität: Der Ritualmord," in Die Juden in ihrer mittelalterlichen Umwelt, ed.

    A Tender Age: Cultural Anxieties over the Child in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries

  • Brian Dutton (London, 1971); an Italian version, in Romania 13 (1884): 54 — 55; and several Middle High German poems, in Germania 27 (1882): 129 — 44, discussed most recently in W. Hofmeister, "Das Jüdel im Kontext mittelhochdeutscher literarischer Kindesdarstellungen," in Die Juden in ihrer mittelalterlichen Umwelt, ed.A. Ebenbauer and K. Zatloukal (Vienna, 1991), 91 — 103. back

    A Tender Age: Cultural Anxieties over the Child in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries

  • The relationship between the cognizer and its phenomenal world is very much like the relationship between an organism and its Umwelt.

    Non-Cartesian Cognitive Science

  • Umwelt - und Gesundheitsschden durch die Stromerzeugung.

    Chapter 9

  • HENTSCHEL, T.: Umwelt - und Gesundheitsrisiken in Entwicklungslandern, in: Erzmetall 44, Nr. 12,1991.

    Chapter 30

  • Das Smartphone und seine Kamera/Display werden so zum Fenster auf die Umwelt, wissen wo sie sind und wissen wo es was z.

    Oliver Gassner: Digitale Tage

  • Microsoft takes down massive botnet - Microsoft has been granted a license to kill by a federal judge, allowing it to take down the massive Waledac botnet. read more ERP - Planen wir unsere Umwelt mit - Bezogen auf meinen letzten Blog Post Green IT oder wie Microsoft die IT grüner macht habe ich ein interessantes Mail bekommen, welches ich hier als Gastkommentar veröffentliche.

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now


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  • It all had something to do with <b>Umwelt</b>, a word I very much liked the sound of and repeated many times like a drumbeat until I was made to stop. I didn't care so much what Umwelt meant back then, but it turns out to refer to the specific way each particular organism experiences the world.
    Karen Joy Fowler, We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves (New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons (Penguin Group): 2013), p. 99.

    May 30, 2016

  • The newborn has reason to scowl

    And protest the change in a howl.

    The babe in the womb felt

    A comforting Umwelt;

    Now Mom is replaced by a towel.

    February 4, 2016

  • To break out of the circle of the Innenwelt into the Umwelt generates the inexhaustible quadrature of the ego's verifications.—Lacan

    May 13, 2013