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  • Discours des Méthodesby Josef Seifert

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 98.00

    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... more...

  • Philosophische Hermeneutikby Karen Joisten

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 31.00

    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... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Philosophical Standardismby Nicholas Rescher

    University of Pittsburgh Press 1994; US$ 27.95

    Philosophical Standardism is ideal for bringing one of the field?s preeminent scholars into the classroom. In this novel empirical treatment of fundamental issues in philosophy, Nicholas Rescher propounds an unorthodox approach to philosophical doctrines that is predicated on the idea of standardism. more...

  • Hermeneutik und Anthropologieby Salvatore Giammusso

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 105.00

    Die hier versammelten Schriften von Salvatore Giammusso widmen sich der Auslegung und produktiven Aneignung der Anthropologie, wie sie von Wilhelm Dilthey und seiner Schule geltend gemacht wurde. Eine zentrale Rolle spielt dabei der Gedanke des Unergründlichen ? vita abscondita ?, da er erkenntnistheoretische und ethische Aspekte zusammenhält.... 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...

  • 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...

  • Simple Heuristics That Make Us Smartby Gerd Gigerenzer

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 32.99

    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...