Language and myth / by Ernst Cassirer ; translated by Susanne K. Langer.

by Ernst Cassirer

Publisher: Dover Publications in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 103 Downloads: 163
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Subjects:

  • Language and languages,
  • Mythology,
  • Religion,
  • Ethnopsychology
The Physical Object
Pagination103 p.
Number of Pages103
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22901316M
OCLC/WorldCa6613130

The Philosophy of Ernst Cassirer () Schultz, William. Cassirer & Langer on Myth (2nd ed. ) (excerpt and text search) Skidelsky, Edward. Ernst Cassirer: The Last Philosopher of Culture (Princeton University Press, ), pp. ISBN Born: J , Breslau, Silesia, Prussia, . Susanne K. Langer () American philosopher and educatior, Langer's first book was a collection of fairy tales, The Cruise of the Little Dipper (). Language and Myth / Ernst Cassirer, (translator) Feeling and Form: A Theory of Art, ;. Ernst Cassirer, The Philosophy of Symbolic Forms, 3 volumes, translated by Ralph Manheim (New Haven & London: Yale University Press [Yale Paperbound], , , ). I shall cite it as follows: PhSF, with indication of volume and pages. Susanne K. Langer, Philosophy in a New Key, second edition. stage of her career. [NOTE: Langer was greatly influenced by Ernst Cassirer and, in , Harper & Brothers published her translation of his work Sprach und Mythos under the title Language and Myth.] Original publisher’s blue cloth with gilt lettering on the front board and the spine. The gilt lettering on the spine is about 30% worn off.

↑ Ernst Cassirer, Language and Myth, translated by Susanne K. Langer (New York: Dover Publications, Inc., ), ↑ Savants (see later) are likely exceptions to this generalization; many explanations of their exceptional capabilities depend upon their being able to access an almost perfect memory of things seen or heard. Ernst Cassirer (German pronunciation: [kaˈsiːʁəʁ]; J – Ap ) was a German d within the Neo-Kantian Marburg School, he followed his mentor Hermann Cohen in attempting to supply an idealistic philosophy of science, but after Cohen's death he developed a theory of symbolism, and used it to expand phenomenology of knowledge into a Died: Ap (aged 70), New York, United . This book presents a study of human intelligence beginning with a semantic theory and leading into a critique of music. Susanne K. Langer - - Journal of Symbolic Logic 2 (1) Ernst Cassirer's Language and Myth. Susanne K. Langer - - Philosophical Review Susanne K. Langer FEELING AND FORM A THEORY OF ART developed from Philosophy in a New Key ERNST CASSIRER. INTRODUCTION in their original languages, and have translated all such passages into English, in the notes .

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I was unsure about this book as I had read Cassirer's book on Kant, which was excellent, but I disagreed with much of his interpretation. I prefer Heidegger's reading of Kantian philosophy - so I was little skeptical about how Cassirer would treat the topic of language and its origins in myth (or myth's origins in language)/5(23).

This book is an collection of six essays from Ernst Cassirer translated by Susanne Langer, originally published in It's a bit of a slog to read and certainly the mention of 'savages' rattles our more contemporary mores/5. I was unsure about this book as I had read Cassirer's book on Kant, which was excellent, but I disagreed with much of his interpretation.

I prefer Heidegger's reading of Kantian philosophy - so I was little skeptical about how Cassirer would treat the topic of language and its origins in myth (or myth's origins in language).Cited by:   Book Review: Language and Myth – by Ernst Cassirer – translated by Susanne K.

Langer (Dover) This is an early work. The translator’s preface notes that Cassirer was interested in a theory of knowledge and wanted to include mythical knowledge emphasizing philosophical interpretations and implications of myth.

Ernst Cassirer’s Language and Myth. Susanne K. Langer. Twenty-two years ago [], Ernst Cassirer pub-lished the first volume of a work which struck a new note in so-called “theory of knowledge.”It was called Die Philosophie der Symbolischen Formen (The Philosophy of Symbolic Forms).In this work, the “theory of knowledge” became a theory of mental activity, which gave.

Full text of "Ernst Cassirer Language And Myth" See other formats. Review Language and Cassirer. (Translated by Suzanne K. Langer, New York and London, Harper & Bros., ) Pp. x, by. Wilfrid S. Sellars. On Cassirer’s Theory of Language and Myth. Susanne K.

Langer. Every philosopher has his tradition. His thought has developed amid certain problems, certain basic alternatives of opinion, that embody the key concepts which dominate his time and his environment and which will always be reflected, positively or by negation, in his own work.

Susanne K. Langer (20 December – 17 July ) Donald Dryden Ernst Cassirer, Language and Myth, translated by Langer (New York: Harper, ); “On Cassirer’s Theory of Language and Myth,” in The Philosophy of Ernst Cassirer, edited by Paul Arthur Schilpp, The Library of Living Philosophers, vol-ume 6 (Evanston, Ill.: Library of File Size: KB.

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Year: Publisher: Springer. Language: english. Pages: ISBN File: PDF, MB. Save for later. You may be interested in You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion. Susanne K. Langer has 18 books on Goodreads with ratings.

Susanne K. Langer’s most popular book is Language and Myth. In the past two decades, there has been something of a renaissance in the study of Ernst Cassirer. Thanks to the early work by John Michael Krois and more recent work by Michael Friedman, S. Lofts, Peter Gordon, among others, Cassirer's writings are again garnering attention from those interested in both his philosophy of mathematics and science and his.

Langer's earlier absorption into symbolic logic is seen in her attempt to create a rational basis for aesthetics. The work was much influenced by Ernst Cassirer, whose Sprache und Mythos from Langer translated into English. Feeling and Form () was written on a Rockefeller Foundation grant.

It developed further the ideas of Philosophy. The Place of Language and Myth in the Pattern of Human Culture --The Evolution of Religious Ideas --Language and Conception --Word Magic --The Successive Phases of Religious Thought --The Power of Metaphor. Responsibility: by Ernst Cassirer Translated by Susanne K.

Langer. Ernst Cassirer (; [1] German:; J – Ap ) was a German d within the Neo-Kantian Marburg School, he initially followed his mentor Hermann Cohen in attempting to supply an idealistic philosophy of science; after Cohen's death, he developed a theory of symbolism, and used it to expand phenomenology of knowledge into a more general.

From inside the book. What Ernst Cassirer Limited preview - Language and Myth Ernst Cassirer Limited preview - myth Leipzig linguistic linguistic concepts logical magic meaning Meinhof merely metaphor mind Mithra modern momentary gods mulungu myth and language mythic conception mythic thinking mythico-religious mythology.

Get this from a library. Language and myth. [Ernst Cassirer; Susanne K Langer] -- Six essays which analyze the non-national thought processes that influence culture. In this important study Ernst Cassirer analyzes the non-rational thought processes that go to make up culture.

He demonstrates that beneath both language and myth there lies an unconscious "grammar" of experience, whose categories and canons are not those of logical thought.

He shows that this prelogical "logic" is not merely an undeveloped state of rationality. You can write a book review and share your experiences.

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One of the most widely read philosophers of the twentieth century, Susanne K. Langer (–) was also a pioneer in the field a Ernst Cassirer, Cassirer, Ernst CASSIRER, ERNST CASSIRER, ERNST (–), German philosopher of culture. Cassirer was born in Breslau, Silesia.

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Language and Myth Cassirer, Ernst Price:US $ Quantity:1 Publisher: Dover Publications, Inc. Condition:Used: Good Binding: Paperback Dust Jacket (if applicable): Date: ISBN: (if applicable): A few stray pencil marks in the text. Some nicks on cover. Translated with an introduction by Susanne K.

Langer. +pp. (SKU: )Seller Rating: % positive. Language and Myth by Ernst Cassirer and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Ernst Cassirer, (born JBreslau, Silesia, Ger. [now Wrocław, Pol.]—died ApNew York, N.Y., U.S.), German Jewish philosopher, educator, and prolific writer, remembered for his interpretation and analysis of cultural values.

Educated in German universities, Cassirer was strongly influenced at the University of Marburg by. ('Susanne K. Langer, ' by Richard E. Hart, in The Blackwell Guide to American Philosophy, edited by Armen T. Marsoobian and John Ryder,p.

) Philosophy in a New Key was also much influenced by Ernst Cassirer (), whose Sprache und Mythos from Langer translated into English, but during her career she never dealt. Language and Myth (), English translation by Susanne K. Langer The Individual and the Cosmos in Renaissance Philosophy (), English translation by Mario Domandi Philosophy of the Enlightenment (), English translation Burial: Cedar Park Cemetery, Paramus.

Susanne Langer's other main influence was a German philosopher named Ernst Cassirer. Cassirer was a neo-Kantianist who studied the field of theories of symbolization. Cassirer influenced much of Langer's ides in Philosophy in a New Key, where she stated that the creation of symbols is the essential activity of art, myth, rite, the sciences.

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Other readers will always be.Ernst Cassirer, - $ Ernst Cassirer, Susanne K Langer Language And Myth 1st Edition Vintage Book - $ Vintage Book Feeling And Form A Theory Of Art By Susanne K. Langer Benhard Langer - $ Benhard Langer Signed K Club Scorecard Smurfit European Open Champ Jsa Soa.Ernst Alfred Cassirer (/kɑːˈsɪərər, kə-/; German: [ˈʔɛɐ̯nst kaˈsiːʁɐ]; J – Ap ) was a German philosopher.

Trained within the Neo-Kantian Marburg School, he initially followed his mentor Hermann Cohen in attempting to supply an idealistic philosophy of science.