Hegel's Dialectic: Five Hermeneutical Studies by Hans-georg GadamerHegel's Dialectic: Five Hermeneutical Studies by Hans-georg Gadamer

Hegel's Dialectic: Five Hermeneutical Studies

byHans-georg GadamerTranslated byP. Christopher Smith

Paperback | September 10, 1982

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These five essays on Hegel give the English-speaking reader a long-awaited opportunity to read the work of one of Germany's most distinguished philosophers, Hans-Georg Gadamer. Gadamer's unique hermeneutic method will have a lasting effect on Hegel studies.
Hans-Georg Gadamer is the father of contemporary philosophical hermeneutics. He was born and educated in Marburg, Germany, where he studied under Martin Heidegger. Shortly after World War II, he was appointed professor of philosophy at Heidelberg University, a position that he held for almost 20 years, until he retired in 1968. His wor...
Title:Hegel's Dialectic: Five Hermeneutical StudiesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:132 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:September 10, 1982Publisher:Yale University Press

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ISBN - 10:0300028423

ISBN - 13:9780300028423

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Tracing the development of the notion of the dialectic from the classical Greek thinkers to the modern thinkers, Gadamer demonstrates that Hegel 'worked out his own dialectical method by extending the dialectic of the Ancients.' Excellently translated, this book is a valuable if demanding addition to Gadamer's philosophical work now available in English.