Ernst Cassirer on Form and Technology

Contemporary Readings

  • Aud Sissel Hoel
  • Ingvild Folkvord

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Introduction

    1. Aud Sissel Hoel, Ingvild Folkvord
      Pages 1-12
  3. Form and Technology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 13-13
    2. Ernst Cassirer
      Pages 15-53
    3. John Michael Krois
      Pages 54-61
  4. Contemporary Readings

About this book


Ernst Cassirer's thought-provoking essay Form and Technology (1930) ascribes to technology a new dignity as a genuine tool of the mind in equal company with language and art. Translated here into English it is accompanied by critical essays that explore its current relevance.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Aud Sissel Hoel
    • 1
  • Ingvild Folkvord
    • 1
  1. 1.Norwegian University of Science and TechnologyTrondheimNorway

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