Ernst Cassirer

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German philosopher concerned with concept formation in the human mind and with symbolic forms in human culture generally (1874-1945)


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This is a study of the philosophical examination of science conducted by German philosopher Ernst Cassirer (1875-1945) which focuses on the often neglected early part of his career during the reign of Kaiser Wilhelm.
1) Ernst Cassirer, The Philosophy of the Enlightenment 275-76.
Since Girard has made identity and difference so central to his psychology and anthropology, the work of these theorists as well as that of Ernst Cassirer, Northrop Frye, and Jean Pierre Vernant may help in locating the distinctiveness of Girard's contribution to studies in myth.
Moreover, and taking my lead from Baeten's work, I want to suggest that the theories of myth advanced by Ernst Cassirer and Roland Barthes can help us as readers to understand better not only the function of myth in Malouf's fiction, but his growing unease with its moral implications.
3 Born in 1900, she studied at Hamburg in the 1920s: literature under Robert Petsch and philosophy under the Neo-Kantians Ernst Cassirer and Albert Gorland.
Ernst Cassirer, for one, certainly didn't fail to recognize this distinction.
In 1929, in the Swiss resort of Davos, Ernst Cassirer and Martin Heidegger met for a famous and perhaps fateful debate, the former representing the best of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century humanism, the later a form of radicalism that would later become associated with Nazism.
During its German years, the library attracted and supported the work of a variety of renowned scholars including Ernst Cassirer, Hans Liebeschutz, Erwin Panofsky, and Edgar Wind.
The volume also includes an excellent 55-page introduction by Nicola Badaloni, a chronology of Campanella's life, a bibliography of Campanella scholarship (up-to-date as of 1999), and brief excerpts of criticism by authors from Johann Gottfried Herder through the likes of Ernst Cassirer, D.
2) Ernst Cassirer, "Der Begriff der symbolischen Form im Aufbau der Geisteswissenschaften," in Wesen und Wirkung des Symbolbegriffs (Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, 1956), 175.
of Glasgow) present 15 papers from the eponymous September 2005 international conference engaging with the critique of myth by German neo-Kantian philosopher Ernst Cassirer (1847-1945) from philosophical, anthropological, psychological, political, and historico-cultural perspectives.
Discussing this same bifunctionality of the verb to be from a modern philosophical perspective, Ernst Cassirer, like Benveniste, responds to the significance of the nominal sentence for meaning.
Among them are Ernst Cassirer on the place of language and myth in the pattern of human culture, Mircea Eliade on cosmogonic myth and sacred history, Emile Durkheim and Marcel Mauss on primitive classifications, and Claude Levi-Strauss on overture.
In this paper, Pavesich situates Hans Blumenberg historically and conceptually in relation to a subtheme in the famous debate between Martin Heidegger and Ernst Cassirer at Davos, Switzerland in 1929.
Ernst Cassirer, Paul Oskar Kristeller, and John Herman Randall, Jr.