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Introduction to Philosophical Hermeneutics (Yale Studies in Hermeneutics)

 
 
 
 
Introduction to Philosophical Hermeneutics (Yale Studies in Hermeneutics)
Author: Jean Grondin
ISBN 13: 9780300070897
ISBN 10: 300070896
Edition: Yale Studies in Hermeneut
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication Date: 1997-02-27
Format: Paperback
Pages: 252
List Price: $25.00
 
 

In this wide-ranging historical introduction to philosophical hermeneutics, Jean Grondin discusses the major figures from Philo to Habermas, analyzes conflicts between various interpretive schools, and provides a persuasive critique of Gadamer's Truth and Method which, serves as a model for Grondin's approach.

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The inaugural volume in a new Yale U. Press series that will provide a venue for examining hermeneutic thinking in all its forms. In a wide- ranging historical introduction to philosophical hermeneutics, Grondin (philosophy, U. of Montreal) discusses the major figures from Philo to Habermas, analyzes conflicts between various interpretive schools, and provides a critique of Hans-Georg Gadamer's view of hermeneutic history. Translated from the original German edition of 1991 (Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesselschaft). Gadamer provides the foreword. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)