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[kah-seer-er, kuh-]
  1. Ernst [urnst, ernst] /ɜrnst, ɛrnst/, 1874–1945, German philosopher.
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  • The following estimate, given by Cassirer, does ample justice both to the true and to the false elements in Kants doctrine.

    A Commentary to Kant's 'Critique of Pure Reason'

    Norman Kemp Smith

British Dictionary definitions for cassirer


  1. Ernst (ɛrnst). 1874–1945, German neo-Kantian philosopher. The Philosophy of Symbolic Forms (1923–29) analyses the symbols that underlie all manifestations, including myths and language, of human culture
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