On the Transition From the Sacred To the Profane

  title={On the Transition From the Sacred To the Profane},
  author={Pierre Burgelin and T. Jaeger},
  pages={117 - 126}
or manipulate them. We give them names, which designate their genre, and make use of them according to our fancy. They are tools or means which refer us to other things to which they have a relation. When knowledge is elevated to a science, in doing away with appearances we discover their structure, and new types of relations, expressed in the language of figures and numbers, beyond which there is only the possibility of other structures and other numbers. The object is explained either by the… Expand