The Proceedings of the Twenty-First World Congress of Philosophy 11:69-78 (2007)
|Abstract||Hermeneutics, in its phenomenological mode, has become one of the dominating issues in contemporary philosophical discours. Hans-Georg Gadamer, the leading exponent of phenomenological hermeneutics, develops his theory in his monumental work Truth and Method1, by regarding hermeneutics as an exploration of both the archaeology of human understanding and constitutive role of language in experience. In this paper, we have presented a brief exposition of Gadamer's views, giving an emphasis on how human understanding of objects inevitably mingles with its traditions or prejudices. Following Gadamer, we also have offered a systematic account of the role of language upon our overall understanding and building of an impersonal criterion of the truth and meaning of experiences. And finally we have critically examined Habermas* critique of Gadamer's failure to see language as a camouflage of domination of stronger experiences and the fact that the history of understanding is systematically distorted by this domination|
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Through your library||Configure|
Similar books and articles
I. I. I. Mootz, Gadamer's Rhetorical Conception of Hermeneutics as the Key to Developing a Critical Hermeneutics.
Donald Rothberg (1986). Gadamer, Rorty, Hermeneutics, and Truth: A Response to Warnke. Inquiry 29 (1-4):355-361.
Hans-Georg Gadamer & Hugh J. Silverman (eds.) (1991). Gadamer and Hermeneutics. New York ;Routledge.
Robert J. Dostal (2008). Gadamerian Hermeneutics and Irony: Between Strauss and Derrida. Research in Phenomenology 38 (2):247-269.
A. T. Nuyen (1994). Interpretation and Understanding in Hermeneutics and Deconstruction. Philosophy of the Social Sciences 24 (4):426-438.
Jason C. Robinson (2006). Timeless Temporality. Idealistic Studies 36 (2):97-107.
Robert J. Dostal (ed.) (2002). The Cambridge Companion to Gadamer. Cambridge University Press.
Flemming Lebech (2006). The Concept of the Subject in the Philosophical Hermeneutics of Hans-Georg Gadamer. International Journal of Philosophical Studies 14 (2):221 – 236.
Stephen M. Feldman (2000). Made for Each Other: The Interdependence of Deconstruction and Philosophical Hermeneutics. Philosophy and Social Criticism 26 (1):51-70.
David Vessey (2010). Hans-Georg Gadamer and the Philosophy of Religion. Philosophy Compass 5 (8):645-655.
Ben Vedder (2002). On the Meaning of Metaphor in Gadamer's Hermeneutics. Research in Phenomenology 32 (1):196-209.
Sebastian Luft (2007). The Subjectivity of Effective History and the Suppressed Husserlian Elements in Gadamer's Philosophical Hermeneutics. Idealistic Studies 37 (3):219-254.
Francisco J. Gonzalez (2006). Dialectic and Dialogue in the Hermeneutics of Paul Ricœur and H.G. Gadamer. Continental Philosophy Review 39 (3):313-345.
Hans-Georg Gadamer (1976). Philosophical Hermeneutics. University of California Press.
Added to index2011-12-02
Total downloads5 ( #161,910 of 556,774 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #64,847 of 556,774 )
How can I increase my downloads?