Introduction to Philosophical Hermeneutics / Edition 1

Introduction to Philosophical Hermeneutics / Edition 1

by Jean Grondin, Joel (Trans.) Weinsheimer
     
 

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 critique of Gadamer's Truth and Method which, serves as a model for Grondin's approach.
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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 critique of Gadamer's Truth and Method which, serves as a model for Grondin's approach.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300070897
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
02/28/1997
Series:
Yale Studies in Hermeneutics
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.53(w) x 9.01(h) x 0.61(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Introduction1
IOn the Prehistory of Hermeneutics16
1Linguistic Delimitations16
2The Semantics of hermeneuein20
3Allegorical Interpretation of Myth23
4Philo: The Universality of Allegory26
5Origen: The Universality of Typology28
6Augustine: The Universality of the Inner Logos32
7Luther: Sola Scriptura?39
8Flacius: The Universality of the Grammatical42
IIHermeneutics between Grammar and Critique45
1Dannhauer: True Interpretation and Interpretive Truth47
2Chladenius: The Universality of the Pedagogical50
3Meier: The Universality of Signs56
4Pietism: The Universality of the Affective59
IIIRomantic Hermeneutics and Schleiermacher63
1The Post-Kantian Transition from the Enlightenment to Romanticism: Ast and Schlegel63
2Schleiermacher's Universalization of Misunderstanding67
3Limiting Hermeneutics to Psychology?72
4The Dialectical Ground of Hermeneutics73
IVThe Problems of Historicism76
1Bockh and the Dawn of Historical Awareness76
2Droysen's Universal Historiology: Understanding as Research in the Moral World79
3Dilthey: On the Way to Hermeneutics84
VHeidegger: Hermeneutics as the Interpretation of Existence91
1The "Fore" of Fore-Understanding92
2Its Transparency in Interpretation96
3The Idea of a Philosophical Hermeneutics of Facticity98
4The Derivative Status of Statements?100
5Hermeneutics after the Turn102
VIGadamer and the Universe of Hermeneutics106
1Back to the Human Sciences106
2The Overcoming of Historicist Hermeneutics110
3Effective History as Principle113
4Understanding as Questioning and Therefore Application115
5Language as Dialogue117
6The Universality of the Hermeneutic Universe120
VIIHermeneutics in Dialogue124
1Betti's Epistemological Return to the Inner Spirit125
2Habermas's Critique of Hermeneutics in the Name of Agreement129
3The Deconstructive Challenge to Hermeneutics135
Afterword140
Notes145
Bibliography169
Index229

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