Review of Metaphysics 15 (2):341-341 (1961)

Abstract
With vast erudition, especially in German and French scholarship of the last century, Cassirer applies his theory of symbolic forms to problems of methodology in "culture-philosophy," including the interpretation of "things" versus "expression," the difference between "nature-concepts" and "culture-concepts," and the various meanings of "form" and "causality." Concluding with a chapter on the "Tragedy of Culture," he maintains that the dialectical tension between completed form and free expression can never be overcome, but that culture's vitality rests in the continual coping with that tension.--R. C. N.
Keywords Catholic Tradition  Contemporary Philosophy  General Interest
Categories (categorize this paper)
ISBN(s) 0034-6632
DOI revmetaph1961152183
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 58,321
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

No citations found.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

De-Medicalizing the Medical Humanities.Otniel E. Dror - 2011 - The European Legacy 16 (3):317-326.
The Logic of the Humanities.Ernst Cassirer - 1961 - New Haven: Yale University Press.
The Value of the Humanities.Helen Small - 2013 - Oxford University Press.
Words and Flesh in the NHS.Sarah Gull - 2008 - Journal of Medical Humanities 29 (1):67-70.
The Medical Humanities: Toward a Renewed Praxis. [REVIEW]Delese Wear - 2009 - Journal of Medical Humanities 30 (4):209-220.
Medicine and Humanities: Voicing Connections. [REVIEW]Christina M. Gillis - 2008 - Journal of Medical Humanities 29 (1):5-14.
Roman Suszko-From Diachronic Logic to Non-Fregean Logic.Mieczyslaw Omyla - 2001 - Poznan Studies in the Philosophy of the Sciences and the Humanities 74:153-162.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2012-03-18

Total views
32 ( #325,817 of 2,419,795 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
1 ( #542,712 of 2,419,795 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes