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  • 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...

  • 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 2009; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

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

  • Discours des Méthodesby Josef Seifert

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 84.19

    The term "method" of realist phenomenology and philosophy can refer to three kinds of things which are being explored extensively in this work: (1) Kinds of philosophical knowledge used to return to things themselves: intellectual "vision" of necessary intelligible essences, insights into necessary states of affairs, knowledge of less... more...

  • Philosophical Methodology: The Armchair or the Laboratory?by Matthew C. Haug

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    What methodology should philosophers follow? Should they rely on methods that can be conducted from the armchair? Or should they leave the armchair and turn to the methods of the natural sciences, such as experiments in the laboratory? Or is this opposition itself a false one? Arguments about philosophical methodology are raging in the wake of a number... more...

  • Philosophische Hermeneutikby Karen Joisten

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 24.65

    Verstehensleistungen prägen unseren Alltag: wir verstehen uns auf die Handgriffe, die wir verrichten, wir verstehen die Worte unseres Gegenübers, wir verstehen den Text, den wir lesen. Doch es ist nicht selbstverständlich, dass das Verstehen gelingt: wo Verstehen ist, ist auch Missverstehen.Verstehen ist eine Kunst ? und mit genau dieser Kunst beschäftigt... more...

  • Hans-Georg Gadamer: Wahrheit und Methodeby Günter Figal

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 35.00

    In seinem 1960 erschienenen Hauptwerk "Wahrheit und Methode" nimmt Gadamer die bis in die Antike zurückreichende hermeneutische Tradition auf, um vor allem im Anschluss an Hegel und Heidegger eine philosophische Hermeneutik zu begründen. Das Buch brachte seinem Autor internationalen Ruhm, und die philosophische Hermeneutik ist eine der maßgeblichen... more...

  • The Hermeneutic Imagination (RLE Social Theory)by Josef Bleicher

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    In his previous book, Contemporary Hermeneutics , Josef Bleicher offered an introduction to the subject, locating it mainly within the philosophy of social science, and looking at the profound impact it is having on a wide range of intellectual pursuits. This book follows on from this and expounds the author's view that the development of the hermeneutic... more...

  • The Routledge Companion to Hermeneuticsby Jeff Malpas; Hans-Helmuth Gander

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 240.00

    Hermeneutics is a major theoretical and practical form of intellectual enquiry, central not only to philosophy but many other disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. With phenomenology and existentialism, it is also one of the twentieth century?s most important philosophical movements and includes major thinkers such as Heidegger, Gadamer... more...