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  • 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...

  • 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$ 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...

  • 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$ 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...

  • 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...

  • WORLDVIEWS, SCIENCE AND USby Diederik Aerts; Bart D'Hooghe; Rik Pinxten

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 127.00

    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...

  • Para/Textuelle Verhandlungen zwischen Dichtung und Philosophie in der Frühen Neuzeitby Bernhard Huss; Patrizia Marzillo; Thomas Ricklin

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 196.00

    The Early Modern Period is increasingly perceived as a time of antagonism and conflict in different discursive fields. In the context of this topic the Collaborative Research Centre (SFB) 573 organized an international conference in March 2010 on ?Para/Textual Negotiations between Poetry and Philosophy in the Early Modern Period?. The... more...