EPZ Truth and Method

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Bloomsbury Publishing USA, Dec 7, 2004 - Philosophy - 601 pages
27 Reviews
Written in the 1960s, TRUTH AND METHOD is Gadamer's magnum opus. Looking behind the self-consciousness of science, he discusses the tense relationship between truth and methodology. In examining the different experiences of truth, he aims to "present the hermeneutic phenomenon in its fullest extent.
  

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Review: Truth and Method (Gesammelte Werke #1)

User Review  - Aaron Winston - Goodreads

Very easy to read if a bit dense due to his ready inclusion and conversation with other philosophers and their ideas. Particularly helpful guide to understanding Paul Ricoeur's own lineage and subsequent work. Read full review

Review: Truth and Method (Gesammelte Werke #1)

User Review  - Pavel - Goodreads

Gadamer's erudition in the field of history of hermeneutics is impressive, but a less informed reader such as I am can often find himself in a difficult situation of having to interpret polemics with ... Read full review

Contents

The extension of the question of truth to understanding in the human sciences
173
The ontological shift of hermeneutics guided by language
383
Appendices and Supplements
494
Afterword
555

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Hans-Georg Gadamer was born on 11 February 1900 and died on 13 March 2002. He was the author, most notably, of Truth and Method, and, more recently, of The Beginning of Philosophy and The Beginning of Knowledge.

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