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Analyzes nonrational thought processes, demonstrating underlying grammar; Indian philosophy, Schelling modern poetry, much more.

Synopsis:

Six essays which analyze the non-national thought processes that influence culture.

Table of Contents

1. The Place of Language and Myth in the Pattern of Human Culture

2. The Evolution of Religious Ideas

3. Language and Conception

4. Word Magic

5. The Successive Phases of Religious Thought

6. The Power of Metaphor

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486200514
Translator:
Langer, Susanne K.
Author:
Langer, Susanne K.
Author:
Cassirer, Ernst
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
Modern
Subject:
Linguistics
Subject:
Mythology
Subject:
Language and languages
Subject:
Ethnopsychology
Subject:
History & Surveys - Modern
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Subject:
Religious
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
SRB 90-09
Publication Date:
19530631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.31 lb

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History and Social Science » Linguistics » General
History and Social Science » Linguistics » Specific Languages and Groups
History and Social Science » World History » General
Humanities » Mythology » General
Humanities » Philosophy » General
Reference » Editing
Reference » Grammar and Style
Reference » Grammar and Usage
Reference » Words Phrases and Language

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