Ernst Cassirer,S. G. Lofts's The Warburg Years (1919-1933): Essays on Language, Art, PDF

By Ernst Cassirer,S. G. Lofts

Jewish German thinker Ernst Cassirer was once a number one proponent of the Marburg university of neo-Kantianism. The essays during this quantity supply a window into Cassirer’s discovery of the symbolic nature of human existence—that our complete emotional and highbrow existence is configured and shaped in the course of the originary expressive strength of note and picture, that it really is in and during the symbolic cultural structures of language, artwork, delusion, faith, technological know-how, and know-how that human existence realizes itself and attains not just its shape, its visibility, but in addition its fact. proposal and being are set in competition and united in actual correspondence via the symbolic strife among them that Cassirer calls Auseinandersetzung, which determines the moral courting of the self to the other.

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By Ernst Cassirer,S. G. Lofts

Jewish German thinker Ernst Cassirer was once a number one proponent of the Marburg university of neo-Kantianism. The essays during this quantity supply a window into Cassirer’s discovery of the symbolic nature of human existence—that our complete emotional and highbrow existence is configured and shaped in the course of the originary expressive strength of note and picture, that it really is in and during the symbolic cultural structures of language, artwork, delusion, faith, technological know-how, and know-how that human existence realizes itself and attains not just its shape, its visibility, but in addition its fact. proposal and being are set in competition and united in actual correspondence via the symbolic strife among them that Cassirer calls Auseinandersetzung, which determines the moral courting of the self to the other.

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