Language, Culture and Symbolic Forms

Theis, Wolfgang (2010) Language, Culture and Symbolic Forms. In: Cultural Diversity in the Epoch of Globalization, Language, Culture, Society. Murmansk University Publishers, pp. 113-118.

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As Ernst Cassierer introduced in his “Philosophie der symbolischen Formen” in 1923, he specifically mentioned “language” as well as a way of symbolic forms. In 1991, the self declared “researcher on human sciences”, Norbert Elias, published his work called “The Symbol Theory” where he mainly writes about language as an application of symbolic forms and symbols. Elias does not make any reference to Cassirer at all, but states that languages are a part of a civilization process and part of culture

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Language, Culture and Symbolic Forms, Philosophy, Cultural Theory
Subjects: Philosophie > Philosophische Disziplinen > Anthropologie
Philosophie > Philosophische Disziplinen > Sprachphilosophie
Philosophie > Philosophische Disziplinen > Interkulturelle Philosophie
Kulturwissenschaften, cultural studies
Depositing User: Wolfgang Theis
Date Deposited: 05 Apr 2011 05:09
Last Modified: 08 Sep 2011 18:53

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