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  • 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...

  • Contexts of Understandingby Herman Parret

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1980; US$ 102.00

    This essay deals with the difficulty of understanding understanding , taking the understanding of natural language fragments as a paradigm. more...

  • Continental Philosophy of Social Scienceby Yvonne Sherratt

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 28.00

    Contrasts the continental approach to social science with the Anglo-American tradition. more...

  • Discours des Méthodesby Josef Seifert

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 91.00

    The term "method" of realist phenomenology and philosophy can refer to three kinds of things which are being explored extensively in this work: (1) Kinds of philosophical knowledge used to return to things themselves: intellectual "vision" of necessary intelligible essences, insights into necessary states of affairs, knowledge of less than necessary... more...

  • Einführung in die philosophische Hermeneutikby Jean Grondin

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 244.46

    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 Vorgang umzukehren... 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...

  • Geist und Verstehenby Wolfgang Detel

    Vittorio Klostermann 2013; US$ 140.63

    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...

  • Hans-Georg Gadamer: Wahrheit und Methodeby Günter Figal

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 521.00

    In seinem 1960 erschienenen Hauptwerk "Wahrheit und Methode" nimmt Gadamer die bis in die Antike zurückreichende hermeneutische Tradition auf, um vor allem im Anschluss an Hegel und Heidegger eine philosophische Hermeneutik zu begründen. Das Buch brachte seinem Autor internationalen Ruhm, und die philosophische Hermeneutik ist eine der maßgeblichen... more...

  • 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...