David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
The rhetorical dimensions of Gadamer's philosophical hermeneutics have not been fully developed by his commentators, resulting in an overly conservative rendering of his philosophy. Drawing out the rhetorical features of his work, we find that Gadamer regards textual interpretation as a rhetorical accomplishment. This characterization leads to a rich conception of critical hermeneutics. The article develops Gadamer's rhetorical hermeneutics by contrasting his approach with Paul Ricoeur's famous intervention in the Gadamer-Habermas debate, and looks to Gadamer's account of legal practice as a manifestation of critical hermeneutics in action.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library||
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Stephen M. Feldman (2000). Made for Each Other: The Interdependence of Deconstruction and Philosophical Hermeneutics. Philosophy and Social Criticism 26 (1):51-70.
Donald Rothberg (1986). Gadamer, Rorty, Hermeneutics, and Truth: A Response to Warnke. Inquiry 29 (1-4):355-361.
Veronica Vasterling (2003). Postmodern Hermeneutics? Towards a Critical Hermeneutics. In Lorraine Code (ed.), Feminist Interpretations of Hans-Georg Gadamer. Pennsylvania State University Press.
A. T. Nuyen (1994). Interpretation and Understanding in Hermeneutics and Deconstruction. Philosophy of the Social Sciences 24 (4):426-438.
David Vessey (2010). Hans-Georg Gadamer and the Philosophy of Religion. Philosophy Compass 5 (8):645-655.
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 & 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.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads44 ( #38,902 of 1,102,977 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #297,509 of 1,102,977 )
How can I increase my downloads?