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Philosophy in a new key.

Susanne K. Langer

Philosophy in a new key.

by Susanne K. Langer

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge (Mass.) .
Written in English


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Philosophy in a New Key presents a study of human intelligence beginning with a semantic theory and leading into a critique of music. “ The leading contention of Mrs. Langer’s striking book resides in the thesis that there is a bifurcation of the world of human meaning into the two domains of semantic and symbolic interpretation, and. Cambridge Core - Political Theory - Public Philosophy in a New Key - by James Tully. Skip to main content Accessibility help We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our websites. (New York: Basic Books, ). Borrows, by:

Other articles where Philosophy in a New Key: A Study in the Symbolism of Reason, Rite, and Art is discussed: aesthetics: Symbolism in art: proposed by Langer in her Philosophy in a New Key () and Feeling and Form (). She argues that works of art symbolize states of mind (“feelings”), but that the relation is not to be explained in terms of any rule of reference such as operates. Philosophy in a New Key (Paperback) A Study in the Symbolism of Reason, Rite, and Art, Third Edition (Harvard Paperbacks) By Susanne K. Langer. Harvard University Press, , pp. Publication Date: January 1,

Langer is best known for her book entitled, Philosophy in a New Key. (wikipedia) Susanne Katherina Langer (née Knauth) (Decem – J ) was an American philosopher of mind and of art, who was influenced by Ernst Cassirer and Alfred North Whitehead.4/5. Philosophy in a New Key: A Study in the Symbolism of Reason, Rite and Art is the main work of American philosopher Susanne K. Langer, first published in In it she declares that Symbolism was the ‘new key’ to understanding how the human mind transformed the primal need to express oneself.


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The formative, creative, articulating power of symbols is the tonic chord which thinkers of all schools and many diverse fields are unmistakably striking; the surprising, far-reaching implications of this new fundamental conception constitute what Mrs. Langer has called "philosophy in a new key." Mrs.

Langer's book brings the discussion of symbolism into a wider general use than criticism of word by: This book purports merely to demonstrate the unrecognized fact that it IS a new key, and to show how the main themes of our thought tend to be transposed into it.

As every shift of tonality gives a new sense to previous passages, so the reorientation of philosophy which is taking place in our age bestows new aspects on the ideas and arguments of the past.5/5(3).

This book purports merely to demonstrate the unrecognized fact that it IS a new key, and to show how the main themes of our thought tend to be transposed into it.

As every shift of tonality gives a new sense to previous passages, so the reorientation of philosophy which is taking place in our age bestows new aspects on the ideas and arguments of the past.5/5(2).

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Philosophy in a New Key: A Study in the Symbolism of Reason, Rite, and Art - Susanne K. Langer - Google Books Modern theories of meaning usually culminate in a critique of science.

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Langer. Langer maintains that the “new key” in philosophy, the new philosophical framework, is symbolism. Signs and Symbols (Student Guide to World Philosophy).

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Langer Published by New American Library of World Literature (). Philosophy in a New Key introduces the reader to the world of symbols, signs and meaning with such crystalline clarity as to generate newfound interest and heuristic momentum.

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Langer, first published in In it she declares that " Symbolism was the ‘new key’ to understanding how the human mind transformed the primal need to express oneself.". Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t49p88v61 Ocr language not currently OCRable Ppi Scanner.Susanne Langer () in her book, Philosophy In a New Key, inspires a kaleidescopic play of creative is one of the first American female philosophers who recognizes the perpetual repetition and difference at work in the human mind.