Synopses & Reviews
This excellent collection contains 13 essays from Gadamer's Kleine Schriften, dealing with hermeneutical reflection, phenomenology, existential philosophy, and philosophical hermeneutics. Gadamer applies hermeneutical analysis to Heidegger and Husserl's phenomenology, an approach that proves critical and instructive.
'This volume presents carefully selected essays from Gadamer's Kleine Schriften. The seven essays comprising Part 1 contain Gadamer's discussion of hermeneutical reflection. Part 2 consists of six essays dealing with phenomenology, existential philosophy, and philosophical hermeneutics.
About the Author
Hans-Georg Gadamer (1900-2002) was one of the most important German philosophers of the twentieth century. His magnum opus, Truth and Method, was decisive in the development of hermeneutics.
Table of Contents
Part I: The Scope of Hermeneutical Reflection
1. The Universality of the Hermeneutical Problem (1966)
2. On the Scope and Function of Hermeneutical Reflection (1967)
3. On the Problem of Self-Understanding (1962)
4. Man and Language (1966)
5. The Nature of Things and the Language of Things (1960)
6. Semantics and Hermeneutics (1972)
7. Aesthetics and Hermeneutics (1964)
Part II: Phenomenology, Existential Philosophy, and Philosophical Hermeneutics
8. The Philosophical Foundations of the Twentieth Century
9. The Phenomenological Movement (1963)
10. The Science of the Life-World (1969)
11. Martin Heidegger and Marburg Theology (1964)
12. Heidegger's Later Philosophy (1960)
13. Heidegger and the Language of Metaphysics (1967)