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Thomas Mann and Niko’s Cassirer

Stanley Corngold tells us a story about Thomas Mann’s dog named Niko. Not allowed to step foot into Mann’s library, Niko finally gains entry. Well, Niko ate a book by Ernst Cassirer. If it was the book on symbolic forms, well, then – as Captain Ryder might say in Evelyn Waugh’s Brideshead Revisited – what […]

Full Citation Information:
Morris, M. (2024). Thomas Mann and Niko’s Cassirer. PESA Agora. https://pesaagora.com/columns/thomas-mann-and-nikos-cassirer/

Marla Morris

Marla is Professor of Curriculum, Foundations & Reading, in the College of Education, Statesboro Campus, Georgia Southern University, GA, USA. She studied philosophy at Tulane University, religious studies at Loyola University, New Orleans and Education at Louisiana State University. Her main interests are postmodern philosophy, psychoanalysis, curriculum studies and systematic theology. She has published papers on Martin Heidegger, Jacques Derrida, Michel Serres, Simone de Beauvoir,  drawing extensively on the work of Gaston Bachelard and Donna Haraway. Marla has also worked in Holocaust studies, trauma studies, medical humanities and chaplaincy.