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  • 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$ 36.01

    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$ 43.57

    »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

    What methodology should philosophers follow? Should they rely on methods that can be conducted from the armchair? Or should they leave the armchair and turn to the methods of the natural sciences, such as experiments in the laboratory? Or is this opposition itself a false one? Arguments about philosophical methodology are raging in the wake of a number... 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.... more...

  • Geist und Verstehenby Wolfgang Detel

    Vittorio Klostermann 2013; US$ 88.99

    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...