Introduction to Philosophical Hermeneutics

Paperback | February 27, 1997

byJean GrondinTranslated byJoel Weinsheimer

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In this wide-ranging historical introduction to philosophical hermeneutics, Jean Grondin discusses the major figures from Philo to Habermas, analyzes conflicts between various interpretive schools, and provides a persuasive account and a critical appraisal of Gadamer's Truth and Method.

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In this book, Jean Grondin discusses the major figures from Philo to Habermas, analyzes conflicts between various interpretive schools, and provides a persuasive account and a critical appraisal of Gadamer's Truth and Method. This book is destined to become a first-hand working instrument for all those who wish to initiate themselves t...

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In this wide-ranging historical introduction to philosophical hermeneutics, Jean Grondin discusses the major figures from Philo to Habermas, analyzes conflicts between various interpretive schools, and provides a persuasive account and a critical appraisal of Gadamer's Truth and Method.

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In this book, Jean Grondin discusses the major figures from Philo to Habermas, analyzes conflicts between various interpretive schools, and provides a persuasive account and a critical appraisal of Gadamer's Truth and Method. This book is destined to become a first-hand working instrument for all those who wish to initiate themselves t...

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...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:252 pages, 9 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:February 27, 1997Publisher:Yale University Press

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ISBN - 10:0300070896

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In this book, Jean Grondin discusses the major figures from Philo to Habermas, analyzes conflicts between various interpretive schools, and provides a persuasive account and a critical appraisal of Gadamer's Truth and Method. This book is destined to become a first-hand working instrument for all those who wish to initiate themselves to the discipline.