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  • Palestinian Christians and the Old Testamentby Will Stalder

    Fortress Press 2015; US$ 43.99

    The foundation of the modern State of Israel in 1948 was spiritually catastrophic for many Palestinian Christians. The characters, names, events, and places of the Old Testament took on new significance with the newly formed political state; vast portions of the text became difficult. Stalder asks how Palestinian Christians have read the Old Testament... more...

  • Szenische Hermeneutikby Ralf Bohn

    transcript 2015; US$ 38.16

    Szenische Hermeneutik fragt danach, wie Sinn entsteht, wenn Subjekte sich in sozialen Handlungen wechselseitig Autorschaft zuweisen. Sind mehrere Subjekte simultan präsent, muss über die Koordination von Sprechen und Zuhören, Aktion und Agitation szenisch verhandelt werden. Situativitäten verwandeln sich dann in Narrative: Präsenzen werden zu Erzählungen.... more...

  • Orientation and Judgment in Hermeneuticsby Rudolf A. Makkreel

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 40.00

    This book provides an innovative approach to meeting the challenges faced by philosophical hermeneutics in interpreting an ever-changing and multicultural world. Rudolf A. Makkreel proposes an orientational and reflective conception of interpretation in which judgment plays a central role. Moving beyond the dialogical approaches found in much of contemporary... more...

  • Experimental Philosophy, Rationalism, and Naturalismby Eugen Fischer; John Collins

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Experimental philosophy is one of the most exciting and controversial philosophical movements today. This book explores how it is reshaping thought about philosophical method. Experimental philosophy imports experimental methods and findings from psychology into philosophy. These fresh resources can be used to develop and defend both armchair methods... more...

  • Refiguring Theological Hermeneuticsby Marion Grau

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    Grau reconsiders the relationship between "logos" and "mythos" as a precondition to opening theological hermeneutics to discourse from other cultures and genres, other modes of telling and retelling. more...

  • The Routledge Companion to Hermeneuticsby Jeff Malpas; Hans-Helmuth Gander

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 225.00

    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...

  • The Hermeneutic Imagination (RLE Social Theory)by 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$ 37.84

    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

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 45.79

    »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...