Hermeneutics and the Human Sciences: Essays on Language, Action and Interpretation / Edition 1

Hermeneutics and the Human Sciences: Essays on Language, Action and Interpretation / Edition 1

by Paul Ricoeur, Paul Ricur, Ricoeur Paul
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521280028

ISBN-13: 9780521280020

Pub. Date: 08/31/1981

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

A collection of essays, in translation, by Ricoeur, a leading proponent of the hermeneutical method in philosophy. Essays examine the history and central themes of hermeneutics, Ricoeur's position in a systematic theory of language and interpretation and implications of the theory into the domains of sociology and psychoanalysis.  See more details below

Overview

A collection of essays, in translation, by Ricoeur, a leading proponent of the hermeneutical method in philosophy. Essays examine the history and central themes of hermeneutics, Ricoeur's position in a systematic theory of language and interpretation and implications of the theory into the domains of sociology and psychoanalysis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521280020
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/31/1981
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
324
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to this edition Charles Taylor; Acknowledgements; Editor's introduction; Notes on editing and translating; A response Paul Ricoeur; Part I. Studies in the History of Hermeneutics: 1. The task of hermeneutics; 2. Hermeneutics and the critique of ideology; 3. Phenomenology and hermeneutics; Part II. Studies in the Theory of Interpretation: 4. The hermeneutical function of distanciation; 5. What is a text? Explanation and understanding; 6. Metaphor and the central problem of hermeneutics; 7. Appropriation; Part III. Studies in the Philosophy of Social Science: 8. The model of the text: meaningful action considered as a text; 9. Science and ideology; 10. The question of proof in Freud's psychoanalytic writings; 11. The narrative function; Notes; Select bibliography; Index.

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