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Gadamer and Ricoeur

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Hans-Georg Gadamer and Paul Ricoeur were two of the most important hermeneutical philosophers of the twentieth century. Gadamer single-handedly revived hermeneutics as a philosophical field with his many essays and his masterpiece, Truth and Method. Ricoeur famously mediated the Gadamer-Habermas debate and advanced his own hermeneutical philosophy through a number of books addressing social theory, religion, psychoanalysis and political philosophy.This book brings Gadamer and Ricoeur into a hermeneutical conversation with each other through some of their most important commentators. Twelve leading scholars deliver contemporary assessments of the history and promise of hermeneutical philosophy, providing focused discussion on the work of these two key hermeneutical thinkers. The book shows how the horizons of their thought at once support and question each other and how, in many ways, the work of these two pioneering philosophers defines the issues and agendas for the new century.
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First paperback Edition 2012 As New Condition
Author(s):
Gadamer and Ricoeur
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
23.5 x 15.5 x 2 cms
Edition:
First Paperback Edition
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1441156852
ISBN-13:
9781441156853
Number of pages:
297
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Title:
Critical Horizons for Contemporary Hermeneutics

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Hans-Georg Gadamer and Paul Ricoeur were two of the most important hermeneutical philosophers of the twentieth century. Gadamer single-handedly revived hermeneutics as a philosophical field with his many essays and his masterpiece, Truth and Method. Ricoeur famously mediated the Gadamer-Habermas debate and advanced his own hermeneutical philosophy through a number of books addressing social theory, religion, psychoanalysis and political philosophy.This book brings Gadamer and Ricoeur into a hermeneutical conversation with each other through some of their most important commentators. Twelve leading scholars deliver contemporary assessments of the history and promise of hermeneutical philosophy, providing focused discussion on the work of these two key hermeneutical thinkers. The book shows how the horizons of their thought at once support and question each other and how, in many ways, the work of these two pioneering philosophers defines the issues and agendas for the new century.
Paperback in As New Condition

Added value:
First paperback Edition 2012 As New Condition
Author(s):
Gadamer and Ricoeur
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
23.5 x 15.5 x 2 cms
Edition:
First Paperback Edition
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1441156852
ISBN-13:
9781441156853
Number of pages:
297
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Title:
Critical Horizons for Contemporary Hermeneutics

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