Introduction to Philosophical Hermeneutics

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Yale University Press, 1997 - Philosophy - 231 pages
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In this historical introduction to philosophical hermeneutics, Jean Grondin discusses the major figures from Philo to Habermas, analyzes conflicts between various interpretive schools, and provides a critique of Gadamer's Truth and Method which, serves as a model for Grondin's approach. --From publisher's description.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
On the Prehistory of Hermeneutics
17
Allegorical Interpretation of Myth
23
The Universality of
32
Sola Scriptura?
40
True Interpretation
47
The Universality
56
Schleiermacher
63
Gadamer and the Universe
106
Effective History as Principle
113
The Universality of
120
Habermass Critique
129
The Deconstructive Challenge
135
Notes
145
Bibliography
169
Index
229

Limiting Hermeneutics
72
Interpretation of Existence
91

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