Individuum und Kosmos in der Philosophie der Renaissance [Studien der Bibliothek Warburg, X]
by Cassirer, Ernst
Leipzig: B. G. Teubner, 1927. First edition. Softcover. f to vg. Quarto (10 1/2 x 8"). 458, pp. Uncut and partly unopened copy. Original printed wrappers. Cassirer's "Individuum und Kosmos in der Philosophie der Renaissance" (The Individual and the Cosmos in the Renaissance Philosophy) explores the changes brewing in the early stages of the Renaissance, tracing the interdependence of philosophy, language, art, and science; the newfound recognition of individual consciousness; and the great thinkers of the period - from da Vinci and Galileo to Pico della Mirandola and Giordano Bruno. The book also discusses the importance of 15th-century philosopher Nicholas Cusanus, the concepts of freedom and necessity, and the subject-object problem in Renaissance thought.Wrappers sge-toned and creased along edges, with closed tears and abrasions along joints. Text in German. Wrappers in overall fair, interior in very good condition.
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