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Hermeneutics Reader Texts of the German Tradition from the Enlightenment to the Present

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ISBN-10: 0826404022

ISBN-13: 9780826404022

Edition: 2002 (Revised)

Authors: Kurt Mueller-Vollmer, Kurt Muller-Vollmer

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Essays discuss reason and understanding, interpretation, language, meaning, the human sciences, social sciences, and general hermeneutic theory.
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Book details

List price: $49.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic & Professional
Publication date: 3/1/1988
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 392
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Preface
Introduction: Language, Mind, Artifact: An outline of Hermeneutic Theory Since the Enlightenment
Reason and Understanding: Rationalist Hermeneutics
Johann Martin Chladenius
On the Concept of Interpretation
On the Interpretation of Historical Books and Accounts
Foundations: General Theory and Art of Interpretation
Friedrich D. E. Schleiermacher
General Hermeneutics
Grammatical and Technical Interpretation
Foundations: Language, Understanding, and the Historical World
Wilhelm von Humboldt
The Nature and Conformation of Language
On the Task of the Historian
Johann Gustav Droysen
History and the Historical Method
The Investigation of Origins
The Modes of Interpretation
Philological Hermeneutics
Philip August Boeckh
Formal Theory of Philology
Theory of Hermeneutics
Theory of Criticism
The Hermeneutics of the Human Sciences
Wilhelm Dilthey
Awareness, Reality: Time
The Understanding of Other Persons and Their Life-Expressions
The Phenomenological Theory of Meaning and of Meaning-Apprehension
Edmund Husserl
Essential Distinction
Towards a Characterization of the Acts which Confer Meaning
Roman Ingarden
On the Cognition of the Literary Work of Art
Phenomenology and Fundamental Ontology: The Discourse of Meaning
Martin Heidegger
Being-there as Understanding
Understanding and Interpretation
Assertion as a Derivative Mode of Interpretation
Being-there and Discourse Language
Hermeneutics and Theology
Rudolf Bultmann
Is Exegesis without Presuppositions Possible?
The Problem of Demythologizing
The Historicity of Understanding
Hans-Georg Gadamer
The Discrediting of Prejudice by the Enlightenment
The Rehabilitation of Authority and Tradition
The Principle of Effective History
Rhetoric, Hermeneutics, and the Critique of Ideology
Hermeneutics and the Social Sciences
Jürgen Habermas
On Hermeneutics' Claim to Universality
Perspectives for a General Hermeneutic Theory
Karl-Otto Apel
Scientistics, Hermeneutics, Critique of Ideology: An Outline of a Theory of Science from an Epistemological-Anthropological Point of View
Bibliography
Acknowledgements
Index