The Context of Constitution: Beyond the Edge of Epistemological Justification by Dimitri GinevThe Context of Constitution: Beyond the Edge of Epistemological Justification by Dimitri Ginev

The Context of Constitution: Beyond the Edge of Epistemological Justification

byDimitri Ginev

Paperback | October 10, 2011

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This book sets out an extensive argument against the foundationalist theories of justification, and advocates new life for philosophy of science. The author brings together aspects of an ontology of the interpretative constitution of research objects and a holistic picture of science's cognitive structures. The book is a contribution to a wide range of discussion concerning the post-Gadamerian extension of philosophical hermeneutics beyond the scope of the traditional humanistic culture.
Title:The Context of Constitution: Beyond the Edge of Epistemological JustificationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 9.45 × 6.3 × 0.27 inPublished:October 10, 2011Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9048171768

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Table of Contents

Preface Introduction 1.The Hermeneutic Task of Re-Reading Kuhn 2. Providing a Rationale for a Hermeneutic Reformulation of Normal Science 3. Against Naturalism, and the Farewell to Normative Epistemology 4. On the Phenomenological Background of Cognitive Existentialism 5. Beyond the Context-Distinction 6. The Post-Epistemological Dimension of the Context of ConstitutionChapter One - Ideas for the Situated Transcendence of Scientific ResearchIntroductionPhilosophical Hermeneutics and Hermeneutics of Scientific ResearchHeidegger's Ideas for the Constitutional Analysis of Scientific ResearchPostwar Ideas for the Hermeneutic Phenomenology of ScienceAgainst Cognitive Essentialism and the Possibility of a Cognitive ExistentialismChapter Two - Reformulating the Concept of "Normal Science" in the Framework of Hermeneutic PhenomenologyNormal Science, Practice Theory, and Kuhn's HistoricismFramework-Reading Versus Tradition-Bound-Reading of Normal ScienceCommunity's Consensus and Situated TranscendenceChapter Three - Hermeneutic Phenomenology of Scientific ResearchIntroductory Noteb. Hermeneutic Fore-Structure, Cognitive Structure, and Research Everydaynessc. Pre-Narrativity of Normal Scientific Researchd. A Passage to Macro-Hermeneutics of Modern Sciencee. Thematizing Projects and Types of Scientific Researchf. Non-Reductionist Unity and Non-Relativist Disunity of ScienceChapter Four - The Normativity of Normal Science: Hermeneutic Contextualism and Proto-NormativityHistorical NoteBetween Wittgenstein and HeideggerThe First Step: Normal Science's Normativity in Terms of Holistic EpistemologyThe Second Step: Towards a Hermeneutic Theory of Proto-NormativityNotesName IndexReferences