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  • Orientation and Judgment in Hermeneuticsby Rudolf A. Makkreel

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 40.00

    This book provides an innovative approach to meeting the challenges faced by philosophical hermeneutics in interpreting an ever-changing and multicultural world. Rudolf A. Makkreel proposes an orientational and reflective conception of interpretation in which judgment plays a central role. Moving beyond the dialogical approaches found in much of contemporary... more...

  • Experimental Philosophy, Rationalism, and Naturalismby Eugen Fischer; John Collins

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Experimental philosophy is one of the most exciting and controversial philosophical movements today. This book explores how it is reshaping thought about philosophical method. Experimental philosophy imports experimental methods and findings from psychology into philosophy. These fresh resources can be used to develop and defend both armchair methods... more...

  • Krisengeschöpfeby Dirk Pilz

    Springer Fachmedien 2007; US$ 79.99

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  • Einführung in die philosophische Hermeneutikby Jean Grondin

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 222.03

    Sinn der Auslegung ist es immer gewesen, hinter das geäußerte Wort zum inneren ?Logos?, zu dem, was die Worte sagen wollen, vorzudringen. Schon das Sprechen ist ein Interpretieren, indem es Gedachtes in Worte zu fassen sucht. Deshalb verstanden die Griechen das Aussagen als eine Interpretation. Die Absicht der Auslegung ging dahin, diesen Vorgang umzukehren... more...

  • Mönche, Schreiber und Gelehrteby

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 44.41

    »Auch zu schreiben versuchte er und pflegte deswegen Wachstafel und Büchlein im Bett unter dem Kopfkissen bei sich zu führen, um in müßigen Stunden seine Hand an das Nachmachen von Buchstaben zu gewöhnen.« Diese Schilderung der Bemühung Karls des Großen um die Erweiterung der eigenen Bildung kann als der symbolische Beginn für die mittelalterliche... more...

  • Issues in Interpretation Theoryby Pol Vandevelde

    Marquette University Press 2006; US$ 30.00

    A selection of 11 presentations from a seminar on phenomenology and hermeneutics held at Marquette University since 2002 explore a range of issues and a variety of methods in the two areas of philosophy. Among their topics are the genesis of the Heideggerian interrogation on the origin of the work of art, a phenomenological reading of Samuel Beckett's... more...

  • Interpretation and Transformationby Michael Krausz

    Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 47.60

    In this book, Michael Krausz addresses the concept of interpretation in the visual arts, the emotions, and the self. He examines competing ideals of interpretation, their ontological entanglements, reference frames, and the relation between elucidation and self-transformation.“This book marks a decisive moment in the philosophical scholarship... more...

  • Travelling Conceptsby Katja Sarkowsky

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 89.99

    ?Diversity?, understood in terms of culture, ethnicity, and of social stratification, is obviously a topic central to both the social sciences and cultural studies. In this context, Canada increasingly serves as a model to be critically assessed for an understanding of multinational and multicultural Europe. Taking the different debates in Canada and... more...

  • Contexts of Understandingby Herman Parret

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1980; US$ 102.00

    This essay deals with the difficulty of understanding understanding , taking the understanding of natural language fragments as a paradigm. more...

  • What Are Philosophical Systems?by Jules Vuillemin

    Cambridge University Press 1986; US$ 28.00

    This book presents a learned and ingenious attempt to understand the origin and nature of philosophical inquiry. more...