In this section we tell you more about the philosophy that lies behind CATMA and its ‘undogmatic’ approach.

The theory section outlines traditions of hermeneutics as well as mixed-methods and scalable reading. If taken seriously, these theories pose concrete requirements for the development of digital tools that are supposed to support the work of humanists.

The history section shows in four short steps, how the individual CATMA versions answered to the conceptual requirements of working with (literary) texts as well as the major improvements of each version.