Symbolic Forms and Cultural Studies: Ernst Cassirer’s Theory of Culture Cyrus Hamlin

ISBN: 9780300103298

Published: November 10th 2004

Hardcover

318 pages


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Symbolic Forms and Cultural Studies: Ernst Cassirer’s Theory of Culture  by  Cyrus   Hamlin

Symbolic Forms and Cultural Studies: Ernst Cassirer’s Theory of Culture by Cyrus Hamlin
November 10th 2004 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 318 pages | ISBN: 9780300103298 | 10.64 Mb

Cassirer thought of culture anthropologically as the entire complex of human modes of meaning and existence: it encompassed science, technology, language, and social life in addition to art, religion, and philosophy. This conception of culture andMoreCassirer thought of culture anthropologically as the entire complex of human modes of meaning and existence: it encompassed science, technology, language, and social life in addition to art, religion, and philosophy. This conception of culture and Cassirer’s theory of symbolism anticipated much of later cultural theory.

In this collection of essays, eminent Cassirer scholars examine the many different aspects of his thinking on this subject and demonstrate how pioneering and important it is to cultural studies.



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