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Author Bayer, Thora Ilin, 1966-

Title Cassirer's Metaphysics of symbolic forms : a philosophical commentary / Thora Ilin Bayer ; with an introductory essay by Donald Phillip Verene.

Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, 2001.


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Description 1 online resource (210 pages)
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-204) and index.
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Summary Bayer provides an introduction to the metaphysical views that underlie the philosopher's conceptions of symbolic form and human culture. It focuses on the meaning of Cassirer's claim that philosophy is not itself a symbolic form but the thought around which all aspects of human activity are seen as a whole. Underlying the symbolic forms are Cassirer's two metaphysical principles, spirit (Geist) and life, which interact to produce the reality of the human world. The book shows how these two principles of Cassirer's early philosophy are connected with the phenomenology of his later philosophy, which centres on his conception of 'basis phenomena' - self, will, and work.
Contents CONTENTS -- Introduction: The Development of Cassirer�s Philosophy by DonaldP hillip Verene -- PART I The Early Texts: Life and Spirit -- Chapter 2 The Object of Philosophy -- Chapter 1 Life andSpir it -- PART II The Late Text: Basis Phenomena -- Chapter 3 Basis Phenomena -- Chapter 4 The Work of Philosophy -- Bibliography -- Index
Subject Cassirer, Ernst, 1874-1945. Philosophie der symbolischen Formen. t. 4.
PHILOSOPHY -- History & Surveys -- Modern.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Cassirer, Ernst, 1874-1945. Philosophie der symbolischen Formen. t. 4.
Other Form: Print version: Bayer, Thora Ilin, 1966- Cassirer's Metaphysics of symbolic forms. New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2001 0300083319 9780300083316 (DLC) 00033412 (OCoLC)44090429
ISBN 9780300127171 (electronic bk.)
0300127170 (electronic bk.)
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