About Fritz Breithaupt
Fritz Breithaupt, born in 1967, teaches German and comparative literature at Indiana University in Bloomington (USA). His publications include the monograph Jenseits der Bilder. Goethes Politik der Wahrnehmung and numerous articles on literature from the eighteenth century onwards, the history of psychology, and recently also empathy. He is the founding director of an EU Centre of Excellence at Indiana University and a columnist for the magazine ZEIT Campus.