The Myth of the State by Ernst Cassirer

The Myth of the State

byErnst Cassirer


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A great contemporary German philosopher attacks the explosive problem of political myth in our day, and reveals how the myth of the state evolved from primitive times to prepare the way for the rise of the modern totalitarian state. "A brilliant survey of some of the major texts in the history of political theory."—Kenneth Burke, The Nation.

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Ernst Cassirer, a German neo-Kantian philosopher, taught at several European universities before moving to the United States and teaching at Yale (1941-1944) and Columbia universities. A prolific historian of philosophy, Cassirer was influenced by Immanuel Kant and Georg Hegel but originated his own distinctive doctrine. The centerpiec...
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Title:The Myth of the StateFormat:PaperbackDimensions:237 pages, 8.25 × 5.25 × 0.68 inPublisher:Yale University Press

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ISBN - 10:0300000367

ISBN - 13:9780300000368

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