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Grassi, Ernesto

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Works: 345 works in 1,228 publications in 12 languages and 8,674 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Author of introduction, Honoree, Other, Redactor, Contributor, Translator
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Rhetoric as philosophy : the humanist tradition by Ernesto Grassi( Book )

28 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By going back to the Italian humanist tradition and aspects of earlier Greek and Latin thought, Ernesto Grassi develops a conception of rhetoric as the basis of philosophy. Grassi explores the sense in which the first principles of rational thought come from the metaphorical power of the word. He finds the basis for his conception in the last great thinker of the Italian humanist tradition, Giambattista Vico (1668-1744). He concentrates on Vico's understanding of imagination and the sense of human ingenuity contained in metaphor. For Grassi, rhetorical activity is the essence and inner life of thought when connected to the metaphorical power of the word. Professor Grassi connects rhetoric with the power of language to bring the starting points for thought into being. This power of speech is at the basis of the philosophical and rational search for truth
Heidegger and the question of Renaissance humanism : four studies by Ernesto Grassi( Book )

13 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kunst und Mythos by Ernesto Grassi( Book )

44 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renaissance humanism : studies in philosophy and poetics by Ernesto Grassi( Book )

12 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Macht der Phantasie : zur Geschichte abendländ. Denkens by Ernesto Grassi( Book )

33 editions published between 1979 and 1992 in German and Undetermined and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Theorie des Schönen in der Antike by Ernesto Grassi( Book )

15 editions published in 1962 in German and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Theorie des Schönen in der Antike by Ernesto Grassi( Book )

29 editions published between 1962 and 1997 in 5 languages and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The primordial metaphor by Ernesto Grassi( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studia humanitatis; Ernesto Grassi zum 70. Geburtstag by Eginhard Hora( Book )

10 editions published in 1973 in 3 languages and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heroische Leidenschaften und individuelles Leben by Giordano Bruno( Book )

21 editions published between 1947 and 1957 in German and Undetermined and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Macht des Bildes : Ohnmacht der rationalen Sprache. Zur Rettung des Rhetorischen by Ernesto Grassi( Book )

28 editions published between 1970 and 1979 in German and Undetermined and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rororo Studium( )

in German and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vico and humanism : essays on Vico, Heidegger, and rhetoric by Ernesto Grassi( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Von Ursprung und Grenzen der Geisteswissenschaften und Naturwissenschaften by Ernesto Grassi( Book )

17 editions published in 1950 in German and Undetermined and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wirklichkeit als Geheimnis und Auftrag; die Exaktheit der Naturwissenschaften und die philosophische Erfahrung by Thure von Uexküll( Book )

17 editions published between 1945 and 1949 in German and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Einführung in philosophische Probleme des Humanismus by Ernesto Grassi( Book )

12 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in German and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humanismus und Marxismus; zur Kritik der Verselbständigung von Wissenschaft by Ernesto Grassi( Book )

15 editions published in 1973 in German and English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die unerhörte Metapher by Ernesto Grassi( Book )

14 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Einheit unseres Wirklichkeitsbildes und die Grenzen der Einzelwissenschaften by Ernesto Grassi( Book )

15 editions published in 1951 in German and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reisen ohne anzukommen : eine Konfrontation mit Südamerika by Ernesto Grassi( Book )

19 editions published between 1974 and 1999 in German and Italian and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grassi quiso confrontar su experiencia de europeo con la de las formas latinoamericanas de vida, guiado siempre por la duda que germinaba en su espíritu acerca de la validez universal de las categorías de la historicidad y de la técnica en la Europa moderna. Que dichas categorías reivindican universalidad es un hecho evidente. Pero ¿es legítima su universalización, su imposición en todo el planeta? Los orígenes de esta duda están en la reflexión del autor acerca de la universalidad de la conciencia histórica europea y de la objetividad científica de que tanto se enorgullece el hombre moderno. Relato autobiográfico-filosófico
 
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The primordial metaphor
Alternative Names
Ernesto Grassi filòsof italià

Ernesto Grassi filosof italian

Ernesto Grassi filósofo italiano

Ernesto Grassi italiaanse filosoof

Ernesto Grassi Italian philosopher

Ernesto Grassi italienischer Philosoph

Ernesto Grassi philosophe italien

Ernestus Grassi

Grassi Ernest

Grassi Ernest 1902-1991

Grassi Ernesto

Grassi Ernst

إيرنيستو غراسي فيلسوف إيطالي

グラッシ, エルネスト

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