Biography[ edit ] Born in Breslau in Silesia modern-day southwest Polandinto a Jewish family, Cassirer studied literature and philosophy at the University of Marburg where he completed his doctoral work in with a dissertation on Descartes 's analysis of mathematical and natural scientific knowledge entitled Descartes' Kritik der mathematischen und naturwissenschaftlichen Erkenntnis—Descartes' Critique of Mathematical and Scientific Knowledge and at the University of Berlin where he completed his habilitation in with the dissertation Das Erkenntnisproblem in der Philosophie und Wissenschaft der neueren Zeit: Because he was Jewish, he left Germany after the Nazis came to power in After leaving Germany he taught for a couple of years in Oxford ,[ where?
An Introduction to a Philosophy of Human Culture No former age was ever in such a favorable position with regard to the sources of our knowledge of human nature.
Psychology, ethnology, anthropology, and history have amassed an astonishingly rich and constantly increasing body of facts. Our technical instruments for observation and experimentation have been immensely improved, and our analyses have become sharper and more penetrating. We appear, nevertheless, not yet to have found a method for the mastery and organization of this material Unless we succeed in finding a clue of Ariadne to lead us out of this labyrinth, we can have no real insight into the general character of human culture; we shall remain lost in a mass of disconnected and disintegrated data which seem to lack all conceptual unity.
End of Chapter 1 Quotes about Cassirer[ edit ] I studied your treatise thoroughly and with very much interest and admired, above all, how securely you master the essence of relativity theory.
I made brief comments in the margin where I was not completely in agreement.The Bakhtin Circle. The Bakhtin Circle was a 20th century school of Russian thought which centered on the work of Mikhail Mikhailovich Bakhtin ().
Ernst Cassirer (in Tedesco: ['eʁnst ka'si:ʁɐ]; Breslavia, 28 luglio – New York, 13 aprile ) è stato un filosofo tedesco naturalizzato svedese.
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