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Ernst Cassirer on Form and Technology

Contemporary Readings

Editors: Hoel, A., Folkvord, I. (Eds.)

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Ernst Cassirer's thought-provoking essay Form and Technology (1930) ascribes to technology a new dignity as a genuine tool of the mind in equal company with language and art. Translated here into English it is accompanied by critical essays that explore its current relevance.

About the authors

WILSON MCCLELLAND DUNLAVEY Friedrich Naumann Scholar, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany ISAK WINKEL HOLM Associate Professor of Comparative Literature, University of Copenhagen, Denmark JOHN MICHAEL KROIS was First Senior Professor of Philosophy, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany JEAN LASSÈGUE Philosopher attached to the French Scientific Research Council (CNRS), France MARION LAUSCHKE Research Associate at the Collegium for the Advanced Study of Picture Act and Embodiment, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany MATS ROSENGREN Professor of Rhetoric at Södertörn University, Stockholm, Sweden HANS RUIN Professor of Philosophy at Södertörn University, Stockholm, Sweden FREDERIK STJERNFELT Full Professor at the Center for Semiotics, Aarhus University, Denmark FREDERIK TYGSTRUP Director of the Copenhagen Doctoral School in Cultural Studies and an Associate Professor of Comparative Literature, University of Copenhagen, Denmark DENNIS M. WEISS Professor of Philosophy, York College of Pennsylvania, USA

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Hoel, Aud Sissel (et al.)

    Pages 1-12

  • Form and Technology

    Cassirer, Ernst

    Pages 15-53

  • The Age of Complete Mechanization

    Krois, John Michael

    Pages 54-61

  • Technics of Thinking

    Hoel, Aud Sissel

    Pages 65-91

  • The Struggle of Titans - Ernst Jünger and Ernst Cassirer: Vitalist and Enlightenment Philosophies of Technology in Weimar Germany

    Stjernfelt, Frederik

    Pages 92-112

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Ernst Cassirer on Form and Technology
Book Subtitle
Contemporary Readings
Editors
  • A. Hoel
  • I. Folkvord
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-00777-3
DOI
10.1057/9781137007773
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-36547-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-34945-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 270
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