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  • Explanation and Understandingby von Wright Georg Henrik

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    This volume distinguishes between two main traditions in the philosophy of science - the aristotelian and the galilean. It then traces the complex history of these competing traditions as they are manifested in such movements as positivism, idealism, Marxism and contemporary linguistic analysis. 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$ 79.84

    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...

  • 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...

  • Einführung in die philosophische Hermeneutikby Jean Grondin

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 23.13

    Sinn der Auslegung ist es immer gewesen, hinter das geäußerte Wort zum inneren "Logos", zu dem, was die Worte sagen wollen, vorzudringen. Schon das Sprechen ist ein Interpretieren, indem es Gedachtes in Worte zu fassen sucht. Deshalb verstanden die Griechen das Aussagen als eine Interpretation. Die Absicht der Auslegung ging dahin, diesen... more...

  • Pragmatismus und Hermeneutikby Matthias Buschmeier; Espen Hammer

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2011; US$ 114.35

    Hauptbeschreibung 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... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Interdisciplinarityby Robert Frodeman; Julie Thompson Klein; Carl Mitcham

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 69.99

    Taking stock of interdisciplinarity as it nears its century mark, the Oxford Handbook of Interdisciplinarity constitutes a major new reference work on the topic of interdisciplinarity, a concept of growing academic and societal importance.Interdisciplinarity is fast becoming as important outside academia as within. Academics, policy makers, and the... more...