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    Cultural Studies and the Symbolic: Occasional Papers in Cassirer and Cultural Theory Studies, Presented at the University of Glasgow's Centre for Intercultural Studies.Paul Bishop & R. H. Stephenson (eds.) - 2003 - Northern Universities Press.
    Occasional Papers in Cassirer and Cultural-Theory Studies presented at the University of Glasgow's Centre for Intercultural Studies. Given the growing disenchantment, on all sides, with the 'high theory' of the 1970s and 1980s, and with the dominant master-trope of literary and cultural reflexion of the 1980s and 1990s, the extended metaphor or 'allegory', this volume offers a timely re-examination of what, according to Goethe, is a deeper mode of understanding the symbol. Via the life-long preoccupation of Ernst Cassirer with the (...)
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  2. The Persistence of Myth as Symbolic Form: Proceedings of an International Conference Held by the Centre for Intercultural Studies at the University of Glasgow, 16-18 September 2005. [REVIEW]Paul Bishop & R. H. Stephenson (eds.) - 2008 - Maney.
    'Myth has not been really vanquished and subjugated. It is always there, lurking in the dark and waiting for its hour and opportunity' Ernst Cassirer, The Myth of the StateAs a central part of his philosophy of symbolic forms as a form of religious expression, and as a political problematic the question of myth belongs at the heart of Ernst Cassirer's intellectual enterprise. Using a variety of methodological and conceptual approaches, these papers examine the persistence of myth as a symbolic (...)
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  3. The Paths of Symbolic Knowledge: Occasional Papers in Cassirer and Cultural-Theory Studies, Presented at the University of Glasgow's Centre for Intercultural Studies.Paul Bishop & R. H. Stephenson (eds.) - 2006 - Maney.
    The famous story of the choice of Hercules became one frequently depicted in Western art and, as Ernst Panofsky showed, the various treatments of this theme demonstrate the significance of cultural continuity through the centuries. At the same time, the motif of Hercules and his choice presents us with a challenge to current theoretical approaches to culture. We can either take the easy path and accept the current hermeneutic orthodoxies of popular cultural studies, or we can choose a harder but, (...)
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  4. Schiller's 'Concrete' Theory of Culture: Reflections on the 200th Anniversary of His Death.R. H. Stephenson - 2006 - In Paul Bishop & R. H. Stephenson (eds.), The Paths of Symbolic Knowledge: Occasional Papers in Cassirer and Cultural-Theory Studies, Presented at the University of Glasgow's Centre for Intercultural Studies. Maney.
     
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  5. The Proper Object of Cultural Study: Ernst Cassirer and the Aesthetic Theory of Weimar Classicism.R. H. Stephenson - 2003 - In Paul Bishop & R. H. Stephenson (eds.), Cultural Studies and the Symbolic: Occasional Papers in Cassirer and Cultural Theory Studies, Presented at the University of Glasgow's Centre for Intercultural Studies. Northern Universities Press.
     
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