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The beginning of philosophy

Author: Hans-Georg Gadamer
Publisher: New York : Continuum, ©1998.
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Hans-Georg Gadamer is considered to have made the most important contribution to hermeneutics of this century through his major work, Truth and Method. Born in Marburg on February 11, 1900, he earned his doctorate under Paul Natorp, the Plato scholar, in 1922 and completed his habilitation thesis on Plato's dialectical ethics under Martin Heidegger in 1928. He spent the major portion of his teaching career at the  Read more...
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Gadamer, Hans-Georg, 1900-2002.
Beginning of philosophy.
New York : Continuum, ©1998
(DLC) 98034594
(OCoLC)39545668
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hans-Georg Gadamer
ISBN: 9781847143167 1847143164
OCLC Number: 667919748
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (132 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The meaning of beginning --
Hermeneutic access to the beginning --
Solid ground: Plato and Aristotle --
Life and the soul: the Phaedo --
The soul between nature and spirit --
From the soul to the logos: the Theatetus and the Sophist --
Aristotle's doxographical approach --
Ionic thinking in Aristotle's Physics --
Parmenides and the opinions of the mortals --
Parmenides and being.
Other Titles: Anfang der Philosophie.
Responsibility: Hans-Georg Gadamer ; translated by Rod Coltman.

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This is a study of the pre-Socratic philosophers, moving from such ancient interpreters as Simplicius and Diogenes Laertius to the 19th-century German historicists, to Hegel, Nietzsche and Heidegger.  Read more...

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