Ernst Cassirer on Form and Technology: Contemporary Readings

Ernst Cassirer on Form and Technology: Contemporary Readings

Hardcover(2012)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230365476
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 08/21/2012
Edition description: 2012
Pages: 270
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

WILSON MCCLELLAND DUNLAVEY Friedrich Naumann Scholar, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany
ISAK WINKEL HOLM Associate Professor of Comparative Literature, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
JOHN MICHAEL KROIS was First Senior Professor of Philosophy, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany
JEAN LASSÈGUE Philosopher attached to the French Scientific Research Council (CNRS), France
MARION LAUSCHKE Research Associate at the Collegium for the Advanced Study of Picture Act and Embodiment, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany
MATS ROSENGREN Professor of Rhetoric at Södertörn University, Stockholm, Sweden
HANS RUIN Professor of Philosophy at Södertörn University, Stockholm, Sweden
FREDERIK STJERNFELT Full Professor at the Center for Semiotics, Aarhus University, Denmark
FREDERIK TYGSTRUP Director of the Copenhagen Doctoral School in Cultural Studies and an Associate Professor of Comparative Literature, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
DENNIS M. WEISS Professor of Philosophy, York College of Pennsylvania, USA

Table of Contents

List of Figures Acknowledgements Notes on the Contributors Introduction; A.S.Hoel & I.Folkvord PART I: FORM AND TECHNOLOGY Form and Technology; E.Cassirer Translated by W.McClelland Dunlavey & J.M Krois The Age of Complete Mechanization; J.M.Krois PART II: CONTEMPORARY READINGS Technics of Thinking; A.S.Hoel The Struggle of Titans - Ernst Jünger and Ernst Cassirer: Vitalist and Enlightenment Philosophies of Technology in Weimar Germany; F.Stjernfelt Technology as Destiny in Cassirer and Heidegger: Continuing the Davos Debate; H.Ruin Technical Activity as a Symbolic Form: Comparing Money and Language; J.Lassègue The Power of Voice: Ernst Cassirer and Bertolt Brecht on Technology, Expressivity and Democracy; I.Folkvord 'Representation' and 'Presence' in the Philosophy of Ernst Cassirer; M.Lauschke Translated by W.McClelland Dunlavey Cultural Poetics and the Politics of Literature; F.Tygstrup & I.W.Holm Translated by L.Utne Cave Art as Symbolic Form; M.Rosengren Failures of Convergence; D.M.Weiss Index

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