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Description - The The Philosophy of Symbolic Forms by Ernst Cassirer

The Symbolic Forms has long been considered the greatest of Cassirer's works. Into it he poured all the resources of his vast learning about language and myth, religion, art, and science-the various creative symbolizing activities and constructions through which man has expressed himself and given intelligible objective form to this experience.
?These three volumes alone (apart from Cassirer's other papers and books) make an outstanding contribution to epistemology and to the human power of abstraction. It is rather as if 'The Golden Bough' had been written in philosophical rather than in historical terms.?-F.I.G. Rawlins, Nature

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780300000399
ISBN-10: 0300000391
Format: Paperback / softback
(216mm x 140mm x 28mm)
Pages: 528
Imprint: Yale University Press
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish Date: 1-Jul-1977
Country of Publication: United States

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