Ernst Cassirer and the Autonomy of Language by Gregory S. Moss

By Gregory S. Moss

Ernst Cassirer and the Autonomy of Language examines the critical arguments in Cassirer’s first quantity of the Philosophy of Symbolic kinds. Gregory Moss demonstrates either how Cassirer defends language as an self sufficient cultural shape and the way he borrows the concept that of the “concrete common” from G. W. F. Hegel so as to strengthen an idea of cultural autonomy. whereas Cassirer rejected components of Hegel’s method with the intention to protect the autonomy of language, he additionally came across it essential to contain parts of Hegel’s option to shop the Kantian paradigm from the pitfalls of skepticism. Moss advocates for the ongoing relevance of Cassirer’s paintings on language by way of situating it inside within the context of latest linguistics and modern philosophy. This ebook presents a brand new application for investigating Cassirer’s paintings at the other kinds of cultural symbolism in his Philosophy of Symbolic Forms, via displaying how the autonomy of tradition is likely one of the prime questions motivating Cassirer’s philosophy of tradition. With an intensive comparability of Cassirer’s idea of symbolism to different dominant theories from the 20th century, together with Heidegger and Wittgenstein, this e-book offers precious perception for experiences in philosophy of language, semiotics, epistemology, pyscholinguistics, continental philosophy, Neo-Kantian philosophy, and German idealism.

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