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    “Binary Synthesis”: Goethe's Aesthetic Intuition in Literature and Science.Roger H. Stephenson - 2005 - Science in Context 18 (4):553-581.
    ArgumentThis essay seeks to identify the cultural significance of Goethe's scientific writings. He reformulates, in the light of his own concrete experience, “crucial turning-points” in the history of science – key ideas, the historical understanding of which is vital to present understanding – thus situating his own scientific work at the bi-polar center of the Western scientific tradition, conceived as the dramatic interplay over centuries of two opposing modes of thought. For in his experimentation he recaptures the glimpse of living (...)
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    Cultural Studies and the Symbolic: Occasional Papers in Cassirer and Cultural Theory Studies, Presented at the University of Glasgow's Centre for Intercultural Studies.Paul Bishop & Roger H. Stephenson (eds.) - 2003 - Northern Universities Press.
    Occasional Papers in Cassirer and Cultural-Theory Studies presented at the University of Glasgow's Centre for Intercultural Studies. Given the growing disenchantment, on all sides, with the 'high theory' of the 1970s and 1980s, and with the dominant master-trope of literary and cultural reflexion of the 1980s and 1990s, the extended metaphor or 'allegory', this volume offers a timely re-examination of what, according to Goethe, is a deeper mode of understanding the symbol. Via the life-long preoccupation of Ernst Cassirer with the (...)
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    The Persistence of Myth as Symbolic Form: Proceedings of an International Conference Held by the Centre for Intercultural Studies at the University of Glasgow, 16-18 September 2005. [REVIEW]Paul Bishop & Roger H. Stephenson (eds.) - 2008 - Maney.
    'Myth has not been really vanquished and subjugated. It is always there, lurking in the dark and waiting for its hour and opportunity' Ernst Cassirer, The Myth of the StateAs a central part of his philosophy of symbolic forms as a form of religious expression, and as a political problematic the question of myth belongs at the heart of Ernst Cassirer's intellectual enterprise. Using a variety of methodological and conceptual approaches, these papers examine the persistence of myth as a symbolic (...)
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    „Ein künstlicher Vortrag“: Die symbolische Form von Goethes naturwissenschaftlichen Schriften.Roger H. Stephenson - 2002 - In Birgit Recki & Barbara Naumann (eds.), Cassirer Und Goethe: Neue Aspekte Einer Philosophisch-Literarischen Wahlverwandtschaft. De Gruyter. pp. 25-42.
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