The Philosophy Of Symbolic Forms

The Philosophy Of Symbolic Forms

by Ernst Cassirer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300000391

ISBN-13: 9780300000399

Pub. Date: 09/01/1965

Publisher: Yale University Press

The Symbolic Forms has long been considered the greatest of Cassirer's works. Into it he poured all the resources of his vast learning about language and myth, religion, art, and science-the various creative symbolizing activities and constructions through which man has expressed himself and given intelligible objective form to this experience.
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The Symbolic Forms has long been considered the greatest of Cassirer's works. Into it he poured all the resources of his vast learning about language and myth, religion, art, and science-the various creative symbolizing activities and constructions through which man has expressed himself and given intelligible objective form to this experience.
"These three volumes alone (apart from Cassirer's other papers and books) make an outstanding contribution to epistemology and to the human power of abstraction. It is rather as if 'The Golden Bough' had been written in philosophical rather than in historical terms."-F.I.G. Rawlins, Nature

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300000399
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
09/01/1965
Series:
Philosophy of Symbolic Forms Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
522
Sales rank:
989,310
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.16(d)

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