EPZ Truth and Method

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Bloomsbury Publishing USA, Dec 7, 2004 - Philosophy - 601 pages
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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  - Darcia Routh - Goodreads

Could be titled Truth Or Method. A difficult read, but well worth it for the insight into how humans make meaning. Cost of book & mental energy expended is made up for by the chapter on Beauty. Read full review

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


The extension of the question of truth to understanding in the human sciences
The ontological shift of hermeneutics guided by language
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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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