Introduction to Philosophical Hermeneutics

Introduction to Philosophical Hermeneutics

by Jean Grondin, Joel 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.

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The inaugural volume in a new Yale U. Press series that will provide a venue for examining hermeneutic thinking in all its forms. In a wide- ranging historical introduction to philosophical hermeneutics, Grondin (philosophy, U. of Montreal) discusses the major figures from Philo to Habermas, analyzes conflicts between various interpretive schools, and provides a critique of Hans-Georg Gadamer's view of hermeneutic history. Translated from the original German edition of 1991 (Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesselschaft). Gadamer provides the foreword. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300059694
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1995
Series:
Yale Studies in Hermeneutics
Pages:
252
Product dimensions:
5.77(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.91(d)

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