Introduction to Philosophical Hermeneutics

By Jean Grondin; Joel Weinsheimer (Translator); Hans-Georg Gadamer (Foreword by)
(Yale University Press, Paperback, 9780300070897, 252pp.)

Publication Date: February 1997

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In this book, Jean Grondin discusses the major figures from Philo to Habermas, analyzes conflicts between various interpretive schools, and provides a persuasive account and a critical appraisal of Gadamer's Truth and Method. This book is destined to become a first-hand working instrument for all those who wish to initiate themselves to the discipline.



About the Author
Jean Grondin est philosophe a l'Universite de Montreal. Ses tres nombreuses et importantes publications font de lui un des specialistes les plus emiments de la pensee de Hans-Georg gadamer, dont il fut aussi l'eleve.

Professor of English at the University of Minnesota and directs the Program of Undergraduate Studies and Composition.

Hans-Georg Gadamer was born on 11 February 1900 and died on 13 March 2002. He was the author, most notably, of Truth and Method, and, more recently, of The Beginning of Philosophy and The Beginning of Knowledge.
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