William Harvey, Exercitationes de generatione animalium. Quibus accedunt quaedam de partu: de membranis ac humoribis uteri: et de conceptione, Amstelodami: Lud. Elzevir 1651, frontispiece.


Experience in the Premodern Sciences of Soul & Body ca. 800–1650

Research Group Leader Katja Krause

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Research Group Leader

Research Group Leader (1 Nov 2018-31 Oct 2023)

PhD, Professor, TU Berlin

Knowledge Ensouled: Premodern Experience of the Natural World


Service and Administrators


Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow (1 Oct 2018-31 Dec 2019)


The Physician's Album Amicorum: Humanist Cultures of Knowledge Networking


Visiting Predoctoral Fellow (19 Sep 2019-18 Mar 2020)

Two Ways of Experience in the Writing of Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179)

Visiting Scholar (1 Jun 2019-31 Aug 2019)

PhD, Associate Professor of American Studies, Washington University

The Science of Children

Predoctoral Fellow (1 Nov 2018-31 Dec 2020)

Definition and Division in Medieval Latin Commentaries on Aristotle’s De animalibus

Postdoctoral Fellow (1 Oct 2019-30 Sep 2020)

Experience as a Way to Certain Knowledge in Islamic Thought

Visiting Scholar (1 Sep 2019-15 Nov 2019)

PhD, Professor of Religion, Central College, Iowa

"Experience" and "Perception" in Arabic, Hebrew, and Latin Philosophy

Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow (1 Nov 2018-31 Oct 2019)

PhD, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Fellow

Medieval Ingenium: Knowledge, Experience, and Technology


Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow (15 Oct 2019-15 Dec 2019)


Knowing the Shadow: The Experiential Dimension of Matter

Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow (1 Oct 2019-30 Jun 2020)

The Forensics of Incorruption: Confessional Medicine and the Limits of Nature in Early Modern Europe, circa 1550-1680

Visiting Predoctoral Fellow (1 Aug 2019-29 Feb 2020)

Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow (1 Nov 2018-31 Aug 2019)


Translating Experience: The Transmission of Arabo-Persian Theories on Body and Soul to China, 14th–18th Centuries


Visiting Predoctoral Fellow (23 Sep 2019-31 Oct 2019)

Doctoral Candidate, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

The Role of the Senses in Albert's Doctrine of Noetic Development

Visiting Predoctoral Fellow (1 Jun 2019-30 Nov 2019)

PhD candidate, Columbia University

Dissecting Sight: Eye Surgery and Vision in Early Modern Europe