Interrogating the Tradition: Hermeneutics and the History of Philosophy

Interrogating the Tradition: Hermeneutics and the History of Philosophy

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ISBN-13: 9780791444016
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 01/01/2000
Series: SUNY series in Contemporary Continental Philosophy Series
Pages: 311
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Charles E. Scott is Edwin Earle Sparks Professor of Philosophy at The Pennsylvania State University. He is the author of many books, including The Time of Memory, also published by SUNY Press; On the Advantages and Disadvantages of Ethics and Politics; and The Question of Ethics: Nietzsche, Foucault, Heidegger.

John Sallis is Liberal Arts Professor of Philosophy at The Pennsylvania State University. He is the author of many books, including Double Truth, also published by SUNY Press; Shades: Of Painting at the Limit; and Stone.

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction

PART I. ON HERMENEUTICAL THOUGHT

1. Receiving the Tradition
Michael Naas

2. Philosophical Hermeneutics and the Question of Community
James Risser

3. On Thinking
Charles E. Scott

4. The Metaphyscial Background of Hermeneutics in Dilthey
Ben Vedder

5. Continental or Hermeneutical Philosophy: The Tragedies of Understanding in the Analytic and Continental Perspectives
Jean Grondin

PART II. HEIDEGGER AND THE GREEKS

6. Reception
John Sallis

7. Refraining from Dialectic: Heidegger's Interpretation of Plato in the Sophist Lectures
Gunter Figal

8. Heidegger's Interpretation of Aristotle on the Privative Character of Force and the Twofoldness of Being
Walter Brogan

9. Heidegger's Understanding of the Aristotelian Concept of Time
Tina Chanter

10. Heidegger, Aristotle, and Time in Basic Problems 19
John Ellis

11. Heidegger on Anaximander: Being and Justice
Francoise Dastur

12. Krimskrams: Hege and the Current Controversy about the Beginnings of Philosophy
Robert Bernasconi

PART III. THE QUESTION OF NATURE IN GERMAN IDEALISM

13. Of Mere Form: On Kant's "Analytic of the Beautiful"
Rodolphe Gasche

14. Hermeneutical Pressure and the Space of Dialectic: What Hegel Means by "Spirit"
John Russon

15. Schelling and the Force of Nature
Jason M. Wirth

16. Contagium: Dire Forces of Nature in Novalis, Schelling, and Hegel
David Farrell Krell

Contributors

Index

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