Philosophy in a New Key: A Study in the Symbolism of Reason, Rite, and Art / Edition 3

Philosophy in a New Key: A Study in the Symbolism of Reason, Rite, and Art / Edition 3

by Susanne K. Langer
     
 

Modern theories of meaning usually culminate in a critique of science. Philosophy in a New Key presents a study of human intelligence beginning with a semantic theory and leading into a critique of music.See more details below

Overview

Modern theories of meaning usually culminate in a critique of science. Philosophy in a New Key presents a study of human intelligence beginning with a semantic theory and leading into a critique of music.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674665033
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1957
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
334
Product dimensions:
5.46(w) x 7.97(h) x 0.93(d)

Table of Contents

A Prefatory Notes to the Third Edition

Preface to the Edition of 1951

Chapter 1: The New Key

Chapter 2: Symbolic Transformations

Chapter 3: The Logic of Signs and Symbols

Chapter 4: Discursive Forms and Presentational Forms

Chapter 5: Language

Chapter 6: Life-Symbols: The Roots of Sacrament

Chapter 7: Life-Symbols: The Roots of Myth

Chapter 8: On Significance in Music

Chapter 9: The Genesis of Artistic Import

Chapter 10: The Fabric of Meaning

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