They spoke German at home and Susanne never quite lost her German accent. She learned to play the piano and cello; later on, music had also a central role in her philosophical system. She then returned to Radcliffe and earned a Ph.
Inshe married William L. Langer, a professor of history at Harvard. The couple had had two sons; eventually they divorced in From toSusanne Langer was a tutor in philosophy at Radcliffe.
After working as an assistant professor of philosophy at the University of Delaware, she became a lecturer at Columbia University. In she was appointed professor of philosophy at Connecticut College. In she became professor emerita and research scholar in philosophy. Langer was one of the first women to achieve an academic career in philosophy and the first to be popularly and professionally recognized.
Her book Philosophy in a New Key became a best-seller. Feeling and Form developed further the ideas of Philosophy in a New Key, and expanded her system of aesthetics from music to the other fields of arts, painting, poetry, and dance.For the second time in its history, the American Academy of Achievement traveled to London, England for an International Achievement Summit steeped in history and overflowing with the wisdom of leading thinkers from both sides of the Atlantic.
Susanne K. Langer, Mind: An Essay on Human Feeling, Vol. II, p. For a later approach of the same idea, see, George Lakoff and Mark Johnson, Metaphors We Live By .
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