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Pursuit Of Self-Liberation

The Evolution Of Symbolic Forms Jan. ’80 Myth, or the mythical-religious consciousness of man, for Cassirer, is understood to be the proto-reality out of which symbolic forms evolve e.g. language, art, religion, science etc. These symbolic forms, in turn, are … Continue reading

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Ernst Cassirer—The Functioning Of Symbolic Forms

Conversation In Thin Air Continues July, ’80 “Yeah, I think some of this stuff is coming back to me now,” I said. “I’m beginning to remember why I liked Cassirer.” “In the early history of myth and magic,” said Noel, … Continue reading

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