The Cambridge Companion to Gadamer
Robert J. Dostal
Cambridge University Press, Jan 21, 2002 - Philosophy - 317 pages
Hans-Georg Gadamer (b. 1900) is widely recognized as the leading exponent of philosophical hermeneutics. The essays in this collection examine Gadamer's biography, the core of hermeneutical theory, and the significance of his work for ethics, aesthetics, the social sciences, and theology. They consider his appropriation of Hegel, Heidegger, and the Greeks and his relation to modernity, critical theory, and post-structuralism. New readers will find this Companion the most convenient and accessible guide to Gadamer currently available. Advanced students and specialists will find a conspectus of recent developments in the interpretation of Gadamer.
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Gadamer The Man and His Work
Gadamers Basic Understanding of Understanding
Getting it Right Relativism Realism and Truth
Hermeneutics Ethics and Politics
The Doing of the Thing Itself Gadamers Hermeneutic Ontology of Language
Gadamer on the Human Sciences
Lyric as Paradigm Hegel and the Speculative Instance of Poetry in Gadamers Hermeneutics
Gadamer the Hermeneutic Revolution and Theology
According to Gadamer aesthetic Aristotle Aristotle's become character claim concept concerned consciousness context conversation critical critique culture Dasein Deconstruction Derrida dialectic dialogue Dilthey discourse edited Emilio Betti epistemic essay ethical knowledge experience facticity finitude Gadamer argues Gadamer calls Gadamer says Gadamer writes Gadamer's Gadamer's account Gadamer's hermeneutics Gadamer's philosophical German Greek Habermas habilitation Hans-Georg Gadamer Hegel Heidegger's historical Holderlin horizon human sciences Husserl ical idea ideal intelligibility interpretation Kant language lecture Leo Strauss linguistic logical Mallarme Mallarme's Marburg Martin Heidegger meaning metaphysics modern moral nature neo-Kantian Nicomachean Ethics Nietzsche norms notion object one's ontology ourselves Phenomenology Philebus philosophical hermeneutics philosophy phronesis Plato poetic poetry political possible practical question reading reflection relation relativism Rilke self-understanding sense simply social Socrates speak speculative stands SUNY Press theory thing tion tradition translated Truth and Method understanding understood University Press word
Page 7 - What I as a physicist had to discover for myself, most historians learn by example in the course of professional training. Consciously or not, they are all practitioners of the hermeneutic method. In my case, however, the discovery of hermeneutics did more than make history seem consequential. Its most immediate and decisive effect was instead on my view of science