Hermeneutic Communism: From Heidegger to Marx

Hermeneutic Communism: From Heidegger to Marx

by Gianni Vattimo, Santiago Zabala


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ISBN-13: 9780231158039
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 08/05/2014
Series: Insurrections: Critical Studies in Religion, Politics, and Culture
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 7.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Gianni Vattimo is emeritus professor of philosophy at the University of Turin and a member of the European Parliament. His books with Columbia University Press include A Farewell to Truth; The Responsibility of the Philosopher; Christianity, Truth, and Weakening Faith: A Dialogue (with R. Girard); Not Being God: A Collaborative Autobiography (with P. Paterlini); Art's Claim to Truth; After the Death of God (with John D. Caputo); Dialogue with Nietzsche; The Future of Religion (with Richard Rorty); Nihilism and Emancipation: Ethics, Politics, and Law; and After Christianity.

Santiago Zabala is ICREA Research Professor at the University of Barcelona. He is the author of The Remains of Being: Hermeneutic Ontology After Metaphysics and The Hermeneutic Nature of Analytic Philosophy: A Study of Ernst Tugendhat; editor of Art's Claim to Truth, Weakening Philosophy, Nihilism and Emancipation, and The Future of Religion; and coeditor (with Jeff Malpas) of Consequences of Hermeneutics.

Table of Contents

Part I. Framed Democracy
1. Imposing Descriptions
2. Armed Capitalism
Part II. Hermeneutic Communism
3. Interpretation as Anarchy
4. Hermeneutic Communism

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