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Der Bildungswert der Kunst: Cassirer und Tolstoj

Bohr, Jörn

Zeitschrift für Kulturphilosophie, Bd. 2009 (2009), Iss. 2: S. 18–28

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Bohr, Jörn


In editing the hitherto unpublished works of Ernst Cassirer often new questions emerge. One of these questions is the following: Why does Cassirer mention Tolstoy in arguing about art as a symbolic form? By discussing the theoretical background of this question and the educational value of art a deeper insight on the relation of art and freedom will be the consequence.