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  • The Hermeneutic Imaginationby Josef Bleicher

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 100.00

    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...

  • Narratology, Hermeneutics, and Midrashby Constanza Cordoni; Gerhard Langer

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 42.27

    The contributions compiled in this volume comprise studies of Jewish texts ? biblical, rabbinic, medieval, and modern ?, as well as of patristic and medieval Christian texts, and in one case, a passage of the Muslim text par excellence, the Quran. The authors, scholars in the fields of Jewish Studies, Catholic and Protestant Theology, Islamic Studies,... more...

  • Mönche, Schreiber und Gelehrteby Ulrich Nonn

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 25.89

    »Auch zu schreiben versuchte er und pflegte deswegen Wachstafel und Büchlein im Bett unter dem Kopfkissen bei sich zu führen, um in müßigen Stunden seine Hand an das Nachmachen von Buchstaben zu gewöhnen.« Diese Schilderung der Bemühung Karls des Großen um die Erweiterung der eigenen Bildung kann als der symbolische Beginn für die mittelalterliche... more...

  • Conjectures and Refutationsby Karl Popper

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 23.95

    Conjectures and Refutations is one of Karl Popper's most wide-ranging and popular works, notable not only for its acute insight into the way scientific knowledge grows, but also for applying those insights to politics and to history. It provides one of the clearest and most accessible statements of the fundamental idea that guided his work: not only... more...

  • Explanation and Understandingby von Wright Georg Henrik

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This volume distinguishes between two main traditions in the philosophy of science - the aristotelian, with its stress on explanation in terms of purpose and intentionality, and the galilean, which takes causal explanation as primary. It then traces the complex history of these competing traditions as they are manifested in such movements as positivism,... 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...

  • Selbst philosophierenby Gregor Damschen; Dieter Schönecker

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 559.00

    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. This... more...

  • Geist und Verstehenby Wolfgang Detel

    Vittorio Klostermann 2013; US$ 148.95

    Dieses Buch geht davon aus, dass eine moderne Hermeneutik als Theorie des Verstehens im begrifflichen Rahmen der gegenwärtigen Theorie des Geistes und der Semantik rekonstruiert werden sollte. Vor diesem theoretischen Hintergrund, der in einem eigenen Kapitel näher umrissen wird, soll die Geschichte der Hermeneutik neu gelesen werden. Dabei wird deutlich,... more...

  • Vorlesungen zur Hermeneutik und Kritikby Wolfgang Virmond; Hermann Patsch

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 363.00

    Literary and philosophical scholars have long anticipated the publication of a comprehensive critical edition of Schleiermacher?s Lectures on Hermeneutics and Criticism (1805?1833) based on his manuscripts and various lecture transcripts performed by students. This new volume specifically makes available for the first time the transcript of the 1819... more...

  • Sinnkritisches Philosophierenby Henning Tegtmeyer; Sebastian Rödl

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 154.00

    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 essays that... more...