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[urnst,, ernst] /ɜrnst,, ɛrnst/ (Show IPA), 1874–1945, German philosopher.
Historical Examples

The following estimate, given by Cassirer, does ample justice both to the true and to the false elements in Kants doctrine.
A Commentary to Kant’s ‘Critique of Pure Reason’ Norman Kemp Smith

Ernst (ɛrnst). 1874–1945, German neo-Kantian philosopher. The Philosophy of Symbolic Forms (1923–29) analyses the symbols that underlie all manifestations, including myths and language, of human culture


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