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Gadamer, Hans-Georg 1900-2002

Works: 1,817 works in 5,578 publications in 27 languages and 93,107 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  History  Essays 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Creator, Other, Author of introduction, Translator, Interviewee, Dedicatee, Collaborator, Compiler, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Contributor, Originator, Director, Adapter, Interviewer, Arranger, Performer, Narrator, Correspondent
Classifications: BD241, 193
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Truth and method by Hans-Georg Gadamer( Book )

132 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in English and German and held by 2,390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hans-Georg Gadamer (1900-2002) was Professor of Philosophy at the Universities of Leipzig and Heidelberg. One of the foremost philosophers of the last century, he developed a groundbreaking philosophy of hermeneutics." "Truth and Method is Gadamer's most influential work, his magnum opus. Gadamer attacks the objectivity of Enlightenment reason and suggests that we need to see prejudices as present in all understanding. It is the work that defines the contemporary hermeneutic project of theoretical interpretation and is undoubtedly one of the most important texts in twentieth century philosophy."--Jacket
Philosophical hermeneutics by Hans-Georg Gadamer( Book )

29 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This excellent collection contains 13 essays from Gadamer's Kleine Schriften, dealing with hermeneutical reflection, phenomenology, existential philosophy, and philosophical hermeneutics."--Back cover
The idea of the good in Platonic-Aristotelian philosophy by Hans-Georg Gadamer( Book )

38 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travaux exposés en conférence devant l'Académie des sciences de Heidelberg en 1974 et en 1976 et retravaillés pour le présent ouvrage. [SDM]
Reason in the age of science by Hans-Georg Gadamer( Book )

25 editions published between 1981 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dialogue and dialectic : eight hermeneutical studies on Plato by Hans-Georg Gadamer( Book )

18 editions published between 1980 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author approaches Plato's dialogues as live discussions in which the concrete concerns of the participants define the horizons of discourse. He takes up such perplexing problems of Plato's though as the role of poetry in the state and the theory of ideal numbers and brings to them a fresh understanding. With its emphasis on the dialogue form and the dramatic situation, this work complements the main tendencies of the analytical tradition which dominates contemporary Anglo-Saxon writing on Plato
Hegel's dialectic : five hermeneutical studies by Hans-Georg Gadamer( Book )

19 editions published between 1971 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tracing the development of the notion of the dialectic from the classical Greek thinkers to the modern thinkers, Gadamer demonstrates that Hegel 'worked out his own dialectical method by extending the dialectic of the Ancients.' Excellently translated, this book is a valuable if demanding addition to Gadamer's philosophical work now available in English. These five essays on Hegel give the English-speaking reader a long-awaited opportunity to read the work of one of Germany's most distinguished philosophers, Hans-Georg Gadamer. Gadamer's unique hermeneutic method will have a lasting effect on Hegel studies
The relevance of the beautiful and other essays by Hans-Georg Gadamer( Book )

24 editions published between 1977 and 2002 in English and German and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume explores some of the more important of Hans-Georg Gadamer's extensive writings on art and literature. The principal text included is 'The Relevance of the Beautiful', Gadamer's most sustained treatment of philosophical aesthetics. The eleven other essays focus particularly on the challenge issued by modern painting and literature to our customary ideas of art, and in turn revitalize our understanding of it. Gadamer demonstrates the continuing importance of such concepts as imitation, truth, symbol, and play for our appreciation of contemporary art, and thereby establishes its continuity with the Western tradition. The essays here are not technical and are readily accessible to the beginning student and the general reader. The collection as a whole serves to illustrate the practice of hermeneutics and to introduce Gadamer's thought. Robert Bernasconi provides an introduction clarifying the central aims of the essays and their relations to Gadamer's major work, Truth and Method, and to the philosophy of art since Kant. A bibliography of Gadamer's writings available in English is also included
Wahrheit und Methode; Grundzüge einer philosophischen Hermeneutik by Hans-Georg Gadamer( Book )

57 editions published between 1960 and 1986 in 4 languages and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gadamer on Celan : "Who am I and who are you?" and other essays by Hans-Georg Gadamer( Book )

76 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in 9 languages and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gadamer on Celan makes all of Hans-Georg Cadamer's published writings on Paul Celan's poetry available in English for the first time. Gadamer's commentaries on Celan's work are explicitly meant for a general audience, and they are further testimony to Celan's growing importance in world literature since the Second World War. Celan's poetry has attracted the attention of many well-known figures, including Maurice Blanchot, Jacques Derrida, Edmond Jabes, Otto Poggeler, and George Steiner. As Steiner has said, "It will take a long time for our sensibilities to apprehend poetry of these dimensions and this radicality." Gadamer's commentaries will help readers to listen to Celan's poetry, and to become acquainted with his only book-length commentary on a poet, using the best example of Gadamer's thinking on the relationship of philosophy and poetry
Vérité et méthode : les grandes lignes d'une herméneutique philosophique by Hans-Georg Gadamer( Book )

203 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 24 languages and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quince años después de ver la luz Verdad y método (1960), Gadamer presentó un segundo volumen que quería ser su complementario, con el objetivo de examinar, en su consistencia global el esbozo teórico que recogía investigaciones en torno a la unidad de un todo filosófico, y de averiguar si se advierten grietas o fisuras en la coherencia del conjunto
Plato's dialectical ethics : phenomenological interpretations relating to the Philebus by Hans-Georg Gadamer( Book )

50 editions published between 1928 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The beginning of philosophy by Hans-Georg Gadamer( Book )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hans-Georg Gadamer is considered to have made the most important contribution to hermeneutics of this century through his major work, Truth and Method. Born in Marburg on February 11, 1900, he earned his doctorate under Paul Natorp, the Plato scholar, in 1922 and completed his habilitation thesis on Plato's dialectical ethics under Martin Heidegger in 1928. He spent the major portion of his teaching career at the University of Heidelberg, becoming emeritus professor in 1968. In retirement he became widely known in the United States through his regular fall courses at Boston college and his num
Praise of theory : speeches and essays by Hans-Georg Gadamer( Book )

58 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renowned for his work in philosophical hermeneutics and his writings on Heidegger and Hegel, the German philosopher Hans-Georg Gadamer in this collection brings into sharp focus his thoughts on the power of language, the social role and influence of science, and the idea of reason. Translator Chris Dawson provides an insightful introduction that places the essays in the context of Gadamer's other writings and discusses their significance for current scholarship in philosophy, literature, history, and science
The philosophy of Hans-Georg Gadamer by Hans-Georg Gadamer( Book )

6 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The beginning of knowledge by Hans-Georg Gadamer( Book )

32 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The Beginning of Knowledge, Gadamer reminds us that philosophy for the Greeks was not just a question of metaphysics and epistemology but encompassed cosmology, physics, mathematics, medicine, and the entire reach of theoretical curiosity and intellectual mastery. Whereas his book The Beginning of Philosophy dealt with the inception of philosophical inquiry, this new book brings together nearly all of Gadamers previously published but never translated essays on the Presocratics. Beginning with a hermeneutical and philological investigation of the Heraclitus fragments (1974 and 1990), he th
Hermeneutics, religion, and ethics by Hans-Georg Gadamer( Book )

8 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the years shortly before and after the publication of his classic Truth and Method (1960), the eminent German philosopher Hans-Georg Gadamer returned often to questions surrounding religion and ethics. In this selection of writings from Gesammelte Werke that are here translated into English for the first time, Gadamer probes deeply into the hermeneutic significance of these subjects."--Jacket
Hermeneutics versus science? : three German views : essays by Hans-Georg Gadamer( Book )

9 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kleine Schriften by Hans-Georg Gadamer( Book )

66 editions published between 1967 and 2000 in 6 languages and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literature and philosophy in dialogue : essays in German literary theory by Hans-Georg Gadamer( Book )

6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hans-Georg Gadamer, the major proponent of philosophical hermeneutics, reveals himself here as a highly sensitive reader and critic of the German literary tradition. This is not the work of a specialist as narrowly defined in the typical literary study. Although he is a master of the techniques of criticism, Gadamer always sees the study of literature as a fundamentally human activity where human beings, generation after generation, pose their questions to an encroaching darkness that threatens to rob them of their confidence in the meaning of life and death. Never pedantic or antiquarian, these studies show such literary giants of the German past as Goethe and Holderlin as our contemporaries. Gadamer demonstrates his ability to achieve the creative interplay of literature and philosophy which, in isolation, easily degenerate into sterile academic games. Typical of this dialogue are essays on Rainer Maria Rilke, including an examination of a problem of punctuation in one of his poems. What would be, in less capable hands, one more solution to a literary problem, turns out to be one of Gadamer's creative approaches to the mystery of man's relation to time and death
Heidegger's ways by Hans-Georg Gadamer( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The combination of author and subject matter found here makes an unusually interesting text on the Continental European Philosophy of the twentieth century. As Heidegger's former student, colleague and lifelong friend, Gadamer offers a particularly insightful commentary on Heidegger's thinking. Not only do the essays focus on Heidegger's thought, but they also often begin with a description of the philosophical scene in which he first appeared, giving the reader a genuine feel for the kind of impact he made. But the essays do not leave off in the past; rather, they lead into the present, giving Heidegger a voice which continues to have a revolutionary impact." "The text does not only provide a commentary on Heidegger; it also provides a fascinating look at Gadamer himself. The narratives provide us with an intimate look at both the author and his hermeneutics at work, and his commentary on Heidegger's thought is a commentary on his own thought as well."--Jacket
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Philosophical hermeneuticsThe idea of the good in Platonic-Aristotelian philosophyReason in the age of scienceDialogue and dialectic : eight hermeneutical studies on PlatoHegel's dialectic : five hermeneutical studiesThe relevance of the beautiful and other essaysGadamer on Celan : "Who am I and who are you?" and other essaysVérité et méthode : les grandes lignes d'une herméneutique philosophique