Ernst Cassirer, 1874-1945. Neo-Kantian German philosopher of mind, best known for his work on symbolic representation. The most notable difference between his philosophy and Kant's lies in his contention that the a priori categories develop historically.

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Ernst Cassirer, An Essay on Man
Review by Cosma Shalizi.
On My Grandfather Ernst Cassirer
Two English versions of a speech delivered by Peter Cassirer concerning Ernst Cassirer's time in Sweden.
Review of Ernst Cassirer's Language and Myth
A 1949 article on this work, by Wilfrid Sellars. Raises various questions about Cassirer's analysis of symbolism.

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