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Gadamer : a guide for the perplexed

Author: Chris Lawn
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, 2006.
Series: Guides for the perplexed.
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Providing an account of Gadamer's hermeneutics, this book includes an exposition and analysis of such key terms as 'fusion of horizons', 'effective historical consciousness' and 'the logic of question and answer', as well as Gadamer's redefinition of such concepts as 'prejudice', 'authority' and 'tradition'.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Lawn, Chris.
Gadamer.
London ; New York : Continuum, 2006
(DLC) 2006041667
(OCoLC)63400061
Named Person: Hans-Georg Gadamer; Hans-Georg Gadamer; Hans-Georg Gadamer; Hans-Georg Gadamer; Hans-Georg Gadamer
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Lawn
ISBN: 9781441188564 1441188568
OCLC Number: 741691649
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 164 pages).
Contents: Preface; Chapter 1: The Problems of Reading Gadamer; Chapter 2: Who is Gadamer?; Chapter 3: What is Hermeneutics?; Chapter 4: Philosophical Hermeneutics: From Hermeneutics to. Philosophy; Chapter 5: Key Ideas in Truth and Method; Chapter 6: Practical Hermeneutics: Aesthetics, Education and; Medicine; Conclusion; Glossary; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Guides for the perplexed.
Responsibility: Chris Lawn.

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"Chris Lawn, Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Limerick, has written the best introduction to the work and life of Hans-Georg Gadamer so far. It admirably fulfils the task of Continuum's Read more...

 
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