John Michael Krois, ”A passion can only be overcome by a stronger passion.” Philosophical anthropology before and after Ernst Cassirer, Occasional Papers of the Swedish Ernst Cassirer Society, nr. 1 (2004)

Cassirer agreed with Spinoza that two emotional attitudes are within our power: fortitude and generosity. It is in our power to persevere and to be generous. We bring both into play when we employ the principle of charity.

> Gunnar Svedberg, ”Ernst Cassirer and Göteborg University”
> Björn Wittrock, ”Ernst Cassirer and the Ernst Cassirer Visiting Chair”
> Mats Rosengren & Ola Sigurdson, ”The Swedish Ernst Cassirer Society”
> John Michael Krois, ”’A passion can only be overcome by a stronger passion.’ Philosophical anthropology before and after Ernst Cassirer”