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  • Discours des Méthodesby Josef Seifert

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 83.00

    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 than necessary... more...

  • Philosophische Hermeneutikby Karen Joisten

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 419.00

    - Die Lehre des Verstehens und Auslegens von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart - Differenzen und Gemeinsamkeiten unterschiedlicher Verstehensmodelle - Über den zweifachen, dreifachen und vierfachen Schriftsinn - Von der Auslegung der Heiligen Schrift hin zur allgemeinen Kunst des Verstehens - Modelle des 20. Jahrhunderts: Hermeneutik des Daseins, Wahrheit... more...

  • Hans-Georg Gadamer: Wahrheit und Methodeby Günter Figal

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 521.00

    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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    This outstanding collection of specially-commissioned chapters by leading international philosophers examines philosophical methodology in a wide variety of subdisciplines, such as metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, phenomenology, philosophy of science, ethics, and aesthetics. more...

  • Interpretation and allegoryby J. Whitman

    BRILL 2000; US$ 187.00

    An investigation of the theory and practice of interpretation. Concentrating on interpretive allegory, the volume opens and organizes new approaches to over 2000 years of critical change. Its topics extend from pagan, Jewish, Christian, and Islamic perspectives to postmodern inquiries. more...

  • Hermeneutics at the Crossroadsby Kevin J. Vanhoozer; James K. A. Smith; Bruce Ellis Benson

    Indiana University Press 2006; US$ 19.95

    In this multi-faceted volume, Christian and other religiously committed theorists find themselves at an uneasy point in history -- between premodernity, modernity, and postmodernity -- where disciplines and methods, cultural and linguistic traditions, and religious commitments tangle and cross. Here,... more...

  • Simple Heuristics That Make Us Smartby Gerd Gigerenzer

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 34.99

    This work provides a psychologically plausible notion of rationality that is based on heuristics -- simple rules for making decisions using realistic mental resources. It looks at when and how such simple heuristics work, compares decisions based on single and multiple reasons, and describes benefits in situations of having only limited knowledge. more...

  • Readings in Interpretationby Andrzej Warminski; Rodolphe Gasche

    University of Minnesota Press 1987; US$ 39.00

    Readings in Interpretation was first published in 1987. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. Readings in Interpretation ? a volume primarily on the texts of Holderlin, Hegel, and their interpreter... more...

  • Hermeneutics and Social Science (Routledge Revivals)by Zygmunt Bauman

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95

    Originally published in 1978, this important work, by one of the leading European social theorists, is arguably the best introduction to the hermeneutic tradition as a whole. It is designed to help students of sociology and philosophy place the problems of "understanding social science" in their historical and philosophical context. It does so by... more...

  • The Life of Understandingby James Risser

    Indiana University Press 2012; US$ 27.99

    In Gadamer?s hermeneutics, interpretation is inseparable from the broader concern of making one?s way in life. In this book, James Risser builds on this insight about the juxtaposition of human living and the act of understanding by tracing hermeneutics back to the basic experience of philosophy as defined by Plato. For Risser, Plato provides resources... more...