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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 245.00
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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 84.87
Was bisher Leben und Bewusstsein, Sprache und Geist genannt wurde, steht in den neuen biomedizinischen, soziokulturellen und kommunikationstechnologischen Verkörperungen zur Disposition. Diese neuen Sozio-Technologien führen zu einer tiefgreifenden anthropologischen Entsicherung, die eine offensive Erneuerung der Selbstbefragung des Menschen als vergesellschaftetes... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95
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...
- Deutscher Universitätsverlag 2007; US$ 26.75
1 Dem Einwandfreien passiert tatsächlich nichts. Theodor W. Adorno Über die Kunst lässt sich merkwürdig wenig Genaues und 2 kinderleicht viel Ungefähres schreiben. Friedrich Dürrenmatt Es ist etwas Seltsames, ein Buch zu lesen. Das trifft womöglich auf alle Bücher zu, für literarische Texte gilt es aber in besonderer Weise. Man weiß nicht recht, wie... more...
- Indiana University Press 2012; US$ 29.99
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...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 78.00 US$ 70.98
This volume is part of the Worldviews, Science and Us series of proceedings and contains several contributions on the subject of worlds, cultures and society. It represents the proceedings of several workshops and discussion panels organized by the Leo more...