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This quantity brings Cassirer's paintings into the sector of up to date debates either inside of and out of doors of philosophy. All articles provide a clean and modern examine some of the most prolific and critical philosophers of the 20 th century. The papers are authored via a big selection of students operating in numerous parts, resembling epistemology, philosophy of tradition, sociology, psychopathology, philosophy of technology and aesthetics.

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Natorp (1921): Paul Natorp, Platos Ideenlehre. Eine Einführung in den Idealismus, Leipzig: Meiner. Natorp (1985): Paul Natorp, “Leibniz und der Materialismus”, H. ), Studia Leibnitiana 17, 3 – 14. Seidengart (1995): Jean Seidengart, “Cassirer et la philosophie des sciences en France”, Rivista di storia della filosofia, 50, 753 – 783. Servois (2004): Julien Servois, Paul Natorp et la théorie platonicienne des idées, Lille: Presses Universitaires du Septentrion. Sieg (1994): Ulrich Sieg, Aufstieg und Niedergang des Marburger Neukantianismus.

Cassirer (2007b): Ernst Cassirer, “Galileo’s Platonism”, in: ECW, vol. 24, op. cit. Cassirer (2007c): Ernst Cassirer, “Leibniz and Newton”, in: ECW, vol. 24, op. cit.  Friedman (2010), 177– 191. 28 Massimo Ferrari Cassirer (2010): Ernst Cassirer, Vorlesungen und Vorträge zu philosophischen Problemen der Wissenschaften 1907 – 1945, J. Fingerhut, G. Hartung and R. ), Hamburg: Meiner. ), vol. 5, Hildesheim- Zürich,-New York: Olms. ), vol. I/3, Hildesheim-Zürich-New York: Olms. Cohen (1994): H. Floris Cohen, The Scientific Revolution.

Negative idealizations are concerned with some allegedly “absolute” limitations of science according to which science will never be able to answer certain questions or solve certain problems. Which problems science allegedly will never solve varies, of course, widely with time and ideological background of those who put forward such a thesis. Positive global idealizations claim that for understanding the essence of science it is expedient to ignore certain inessential limitations of present day science, for example our limited capacities of calculations, limited precision of measurements etc.

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