Ernst Cassirer: A "Repetition" of Modernity
This systematic introduction to Ernst Cassirer's philosophy of symbolic forms demonstrates how his approach transforms the project of modernity in accord with the limitations of the modern conception of rationality. At the same time, this book functions as an introduction to Cassirer's thought.
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The Crisis in the Project of Rationality
The Structure of the Symbolic Function as the Function of Structure
Language The Genesis of Signification and the Aufbau of the Objective World
Myth as the Other of Logos or the Texture of the Real The Presence of Meaning as the Meaning of Presence
Religion The Logic of Absurdity and the Intuition of the
Science The Writing of a Lingua Universalis
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Absolute aesthetic imagination already animal Aufbau basic become Cassirer's philosophy concept constitutes critique cultural forms Cultural Sciences Dasein desire determined dialectic differentiation effective presence elements Ernst Cassirer Essay essential existence expression fact field physics finite Hans Blumenberg Hegel Heidegger historian historical human Husserl ideal identity immanent insofar interpretation intuition Jacques Lacan knowledge Krois Lacan language linguistic Logic logocentrism meaning metaphysics metaphysics of presence myth mythical consciousness mythical image mythical thought mythical world nature negation neo-Kantian never object original paradoxical particular past perception perspective phenomenology phenomenology of spirit philosophy of symbolic possesses possible problem pure reading reality relation religion religious consciousness remains representation represents sacred sacrifice seen sense sensuous signifier speaking specific sphere spirit structure sublation symbolic forms symbolic function theoretical theory things tion totem transcendence transformation truth unity universal Ur-Sache Urphanomene whole word