Twentieth Century German Philosophy by Paul GornerTwentieth Century German Philosophy by Paul Gorner

Twentieth Century German Philosophy

byPaul Gorner

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This book offers an historical and critical account of some of the main philosophical movements and of the major German philosophers of the twentieth century. In an accessible way, Gorner takes the reader through the principal representatives: Husserl's phenomenology; Gadamer's hermeneutics;Habermas's critical theory; and Apel's pragmatics, and gives extensive treatment of Heidegger's fundamental ontology and history of being. Twentieth Century German Philosophy provides both the undergraduate and general reader with a discussion of these philosophers and philosophies against thebackground of what is most distinctive in the German philosophical tradition.

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Paul Gorner is Lecturer in the Department of Philosophy, University of Aberdeen
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Title:Twentieth Century German PhilosophyFormat:PaperbackPublished:June 15, 2000Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0192893092

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The German TraditionHusserl's PhenomenologyHeidegger: Fundamental OntologyHeidegger: The History of BeingGadamer's Philosophical HermeneuticsHabermas: Critical TheoryApel's Transcendental PragmaticsBibliographyIndex

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One of Gorner's strenghs is that he brings the usual clarity of analytic philosophy to the often fuzziness of German philosophy.'/Christopher Adair-Toteff, British JOurnal for the History of Philosophy, Vol 10, No.4, November 2002