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The philosophy of Ernst Cassirer : a novel assessment / edited by J Tyler Friedman and Sebastian Luft.

Publication:
Berlin, [Germany] : De Gruyter, 2015.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (482 p.)
Series:
New Studies in the History and Historiography of Philosophy
New Studies in the History and Historiography of Philosophy, 2364-3161 ; Volume 2
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Subjects:
Cassirer, Ernst, 1874-1945.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This volume brings Cassirer’s work into the arena of contemporary debates both within and outside of philosophy. All articles offer a fresh and contemporary look at one of the most prolific and important philosophers of the 20th century. The papers are authored by a wide array of scholars working in different areas, such as epistemology, philosophy of culture, sociology, psychopathology, philosophy of science and aesthetics.
Contents:
Frontmatter
Table of Contents
Editors’ Introduction
Ernst Cassirer and the History of Science
From Mathematics to Quantum Mechanics – On the Conceptual Unity of Cassirer's Philosophy of Science (1907–1937)
A Retrospective View of Determinism and Indeterminism in Modern Physics
Holism and the Constitution of “Experience in its Entirety” Cassirer contra Quine on the Lessons of Duhem
Arithmetic and Number in the Philosophy of Symbolic Forms
Intersubjectivity and Physical Laws in Post-Kantian Theory of Knowledge Natorp and Cassirer
Symbolic Form and Mental Illness: Ernst Cassirer’s Contribution to a New Concept of Psychopathology
Marburg Neo-Kantianism as Philosophy of Culture
Cassirer and Heidegger: The Cultural-Event The Auseinandersetzung of Thinking and Being
Cassirer’s Retrieval of Kant’s Copernican Revolution in Semiotics
The Concept of ‘Function’ in Cassirer’s Historical, Systematic, and Ethical Writings
The Varieties of Perception Non-Conceptual Content in Kant, Cassirer, and McDowell
The First and Second Person Perspective in History: Or, Why History is ‘Culture Fiction’
Cassirer’s Critique of Culture and the Several Tasks of the Critic
The A Priori of Culture: Philosophy of Culture Between Rationalism and Relativism. The Example of Lévi-Strauss’ Structural Anthropology
After Cassirer: Art and Aesthetic Symbols in Langer and Goodman
Humor as a Symbolic Form: Cassirer and the Culture of Comedy
Cassirer on the “Objectity” of Evil The Symbolic Constitution of Der Mythus des 20 Jahrhunderts
Subject index
Index of names
Notes:
Includes indexes.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Friedman, J. Tyler, 1987- editor.
Luft, Sebastian, editor.
ISBN:
3-11-042181-X
3-11-042183-6
OCLC:
914250848
Publisher Number:
10.1515/9783110421811 doi