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  • 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...

  • Krisengeschöpfeby Dirk Pilz

    Deutscher Universitätsverlag 2007; US$ 69.99

    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...

  • The Life of Understandingby James Risser

    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...

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

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 78.00

    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$ 224.00

    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...

  • Sinnkritisches Philosophierenby Sebastian Rödl; Henning Tegtmeyer

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 182.00

    In current philosophy, increasing attention is being devoted to a way of doing philosophy which is critical of sense, meaning, reference, and related categories. This philosophical tendency views human, rational practice as the primary source of sense and meaning and as a privileged object of philosophical inquiry. This volume assembles... more...

  • Pragmatismus und Hermeneutikby Matthias Buschmeier; Espen Hammer

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2011; US$ 70.62

    Als ein im doppelten Sinne disziplinloser Denker ist Richard Rorty (1931-2007) in den Debatten um seine Figur und sein Werk immer dargestellt worden. Er selbst hat sich stets geweigert, in die akademische Fachphilosophie eingemeindet zu werden, und diese hat sich zum Teil heftig gegen Rortys These gewehrt, die Philosophie sei als Leitdisziplin weitgehend... more...

  • Selbst philosophierenby Gregor Damschen; Dieter Schönecker

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 28.00

    The 2nd edition has been revised and updated. Whoever wants to philosophize must do three things: analyze for himself, argue for himself, and interpret for himself. This book enables one to learn the methods of philosophy through exercises and solutions close to philosophical practice; particular emphasis is put on close textual interpretation.... more...