Cassirer and Langer on Myth

Cassirer and Langer on Myth : An Introduction

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Product details

  • Paperback | 404 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 25.4mm | 748g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138969923
  • 9781138969926

Table of contents

Preface: What is a myth? Introduction: Traditional Myths for the Survival of Civilization * The Id of Culture: Cassirer's Philosophy of Myth,The Primordial Power of Culture,-The Making of Language and Other Materials of Culture,-The New Manufacturing of Myths and the Need for Guardians of Civilization * From An Animal's Environment to a Human World: Langer's Philosophy of Myth,-Generative Ideas of An Epoch,-The Spirit World,-Myth in Civilization * Conclusion: Today's Cry for Myth: Cassirer's and Langer's Influence * References * Name Index * Subject Indexshow more