On the incalculable: Language and freedom from a hermeneutic point of view

Research in Phenomenology 34 (1):31-44 (2004)
In his celebrated "Letter on Humanism," Heidegger spoke of the need for an "original ethics" which did not submit itself to the ideal of something like a "subject" or the "human," two notions that he suggested were no longer serviceable for the task of thinking the problems of ethical life. The purpose of this article is to look at how Gadamer's hermeneutics might offer an avenue for developing this original ethics. To this end, Gadamer's discussion of language, in particular the relation of language and freedom, serves as the guideline for unpacking this claim.
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