Ernst Cassirer

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Noun1.Ernst Cassirer - German philosopher concerned with concept formation in the human mind and with symbolic forms in human culture generally (1874-1945)
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He has been called "the doorkeeper of a new age," and by Ernest Cassirer (1874-1945), he has been described as "the first modern philosopher." For whatever reason his work is studied, his manuscripts are to be found in the library of the Hospital of St.