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The Philosophy of Symbolic Forms: Volume 4 The Metaphysics of Symbolic Forms (The Philosophy of Symbolic Forms , Vol 4) by Ernst Cassirer

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Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Metaphysics & ontology,
  • Semiology,
  • Western philosophy, from c 1900 -,
  • Philosophy,
  • History & Surveys - Modern,
  • Metaphysics,
  • Philosophy / Metaphysics,
  • General

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Edition Notes

ContributionsJohn Michael Krois (Editor), Donald Phillip Verene (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9536922M
ISBN 100300074336
ISBN 109780300074338

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Ernst Cassirer is one of the foremost Neo-Kantian philosophers of the 20th century. This semi-easy to read book is the 1st of 4 volumes of his Opus about the Philosophy of Symbolic Forms. The 1st volume deals with language, the 2nd with Mythical Thought, the 3rd with the Phenomenology of Knowledge, & the 4th with the Metaphysics of Symbolic Forms/5(4). Volume 4: The Metaphysics of Symbolic Forms. Author: Ernst Cassirer; Publisher: Yale University Press ISBN: Category: Philosophy Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» The symbolic form has long been considered by many who knew it in the original German as the greatest of Ernst Cassirer's works. The Philosophy of Symbolic Forms book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. At his death in , the influential German philosopher /5. The Symbolic Forms has long been considered the greatest of Cassirers works. Into it he poured all the resources of his vast learning about language and myth, religion, art, and sciencethe various creative symbolizing activities and constructions through which man has expressed himself and given intelligible objective form to this experience/5(4).

  At his death in , the influential German philosopher Ernst Cassirer left manuscripts for the fourth and final volume of his magnum opus, The Philosophy of Symbolic Michael Krois and Donald Phillip Verene have edited these writings and translated them into English for the first time, bringing to completion Cassirer's major treatment of the concept of symbolic form. During these years Cassirer completed his three-volume Philosophy of Symbolic Forms, his major work. It went far beyond the neo-Kantianism of the Marburg School, attempting to unite scientific and non-scientific modes of thought - "symbolic forms" - within a single philosophical vision. that of language (ch. 8), thus reversing the sequence in the Philosophy of Symbolic Forms. In the Essay, too, one sees the other forms of culture ranged in order-after the chapter on language come those on art, history, and science. Close upon the Essay came the Myth of the State, issued post-;. At his death in , the influential German philosopher Ernst Cassirer left manuscripts for the fourth and final volume of his magnum opus, The Philosophy of Symbolic Forms. John Michael Krois and Donald Phillip Verene have edited these writings and translated them into English for the first time, bringing to completion Cassirer's major treatment of the concept of symbolic form.

  At his death in , the influential German philosopher Ernst Cassirer left manuscripts for the fourth and final volume of his magnum opus, The Philosophy of Symbolic Forms. John Michael Krois and Donald Phillip Verene have edited these writings and translated them into English for the first time, bringing to completion Cassirer's major /5(13). At his death in , the influential German philosopher Ernst Cassirer left manuscripts for the fourth and final volume of his magnum opus, The Philosophy of Symbolic Michael Krois and Donald Phillip Verene have edited these writings and translated them into English for the first time, bringing to completion Cassirer's major treatment of the concept of symbolic form. In Philosophy of Symbolic Forms (–29) Cassirer argues that man (as he put it in his more popular book Essay on Man) is a "symbolic animal". Whereas animals perceive their world by instincts and direct sensory perception, humans create a universe of symbolic : J , Breslau, Silesia, Prussia, German . by the same author an essay on man the logic of the humanities the myth of the state the problem of knowledge determinism and indeterminism in modern physics the philosophy of symbolic forms volume 2: mythical thought volume 3: the phenomenology of knowledge.