Philosophical Hermeneutics / Edition 2

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This excellent collection contains 13 essays from Gadamer's Kleine Schriften, dealing with hermeneutical reflection, phenomenology, existential philosophy, and philosophical hermeneutics. Gadamer applies hermeneutical analysis to Heidegger and Husserl's phenomenology, an approach that proves critical and instructive.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780520256408
  • Publisher: University of California Press
  • Publication date: 7/8/2008
  • Edition description: 30th Anniversary Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 497,245
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Hans-Georg Gadamer (1900-2002) was one of the most important German philosophers of the twentieth century. His magnum opus, Truth and Method, was decisive in the development of hermeneutics.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments     vii
Abbreviations     ix
Editor's Introduction     xi
The Scope of Hermeneutical Reflection     1
The Universality of the Hermeneutical Problem (1966)     3
On the Scope and Function of Hermeneutical Reflection (1967)     18
On the Problem of Self-Understanding (1962)     44
Man and Language (1966)     59
The Nature of Things and the Language of Things (1960)     69
Semantics and Hermeneutics (1972)     82
Aesthetics and Hermeneutics (1964)     95
Phenomenology, Existential Philosophy, and Philosophical Hermeneutics     105
The Philosophical Foundations of the Twentieth Century (1962)     107
The Phenomenological Movement (1963)     130
The Science of the Life-World (1969)     182
Martin Heidegger and Marburg Theology (1964)     198
Heidegger's Later Philosophy (1960)     213
Heidegger and the Language of Metaphysics (1967)     229
Index     241
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