The Space of Culture: Towards a Neo-Kantian Philosophy of Culture (Cohen, Natorp, and Cassirer)

2016.05.09 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Sebastian Luft, The Space of Culture: Towards a Neo-Kantian Philosophy of Culture (Cohen, Natorp, and Cassirer), Oxford
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2016.05.09 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Sebastian Luft, The Space of Culture: Towards a Neo-Kantian Philosophy of Culture (Cohen, Natorp, and Cassirer), Oxford University Press, 2015, 262pp., $74.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780198738848. Reviewed by Samantha Matherne, University of California, Santa Cruz Although recently an increasing amount of attention has been directed to the philosophy of Ernst Cassirer, the same cannot be said of the Marburg Neo-Kantian movement that he was a part of. The work of its founding members, Hermann Cohen and Paul Natorp, remains in relative philosophical neglect and on the occasions that Marburg Neo-Kantianism is discussed, it is typically characterized as a form of Neo-Kantianism that is oriented exclusively towards the mathematical-natural sciences (Naturwissenschaften) and thus contrasted with the Southwest School of Neo-Kantianism, which is (allegedly) focused exclusively on the humanities (Geisteswissenschaften).. . .

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