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Weinsheimer, Joel

Overview
Works: 24 works in 131 publications in 3 languages and 6,220 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Bibliography  Introductions  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Other
Classifications: BD241, 121
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Joel Weinsheimer
Jane Austen today( Book )

8 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays to help you understand and appreciate the works of Jane Austen
Gadamer's hermeneutics : a reading of Truth and method by Joel Weinsheimer( Book )

13 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since the publication of Wahrheit und Methode in 1960 (Tfibingen), Gadamer's hermeneutics has called forth a varied and fruitful response from the Continent, without receiving anything near the same attention from the English-speaking world. Though E.D. Hirsch thought Gadamer sufficiently important in 1965 to merit an early rebuttal and rehabilitation (Validity in Interpretation [New Haven, Conn., 1967], pp. 245-64), Wahrheit und Methode remained unread in England and America, partly because a translation was not available until 1975 (Truth and Method, ed. Garrett Barden and John Cumming [New York]). Even after that date, Gadamer's influence on Anglo-American debate has been largely secondhand, filtering in through such figures as Paul Ricoeur and Jiurgen Habermas. But a renewed interest in the question of what we are to make of tradition, no doubt spurred in large measure by deconstruction's effort to unmake it, has lent Gadamer a new pertinence. One sign that his stock is on the rise is the publication of Joel Weinsheimer's Gadamer's Hermeneutics, a much needed and admirably written introduction to Truth and Method that should push its value even higher. -- JSTOR (June 12, 2012.)
Eighteenth-century hermeneutics : philosophy of interpretation in England from Locke to Burke by Joel Weinsheimer( Book )

14 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies of hermeneutics have rarely dealt with eighteenth-century British thought, yet during this period debates over the interpretation of texts plagued and invigorated religious, intellectual, and political life in England. This important book is the first to deal with hermeneutical issues in British scriptural, legal, historical, political, and literary interpretation. Examining the work of Swift, Locke, Toland, Bolingbroke, Hume, Reid, Blackstone, and Burke, Joel C. Weinsheimer discusses common philosophical problems of understanding, concentrating especially on their theories about the application of taste to discern interpretive truth. Weinsheimer's approach is primarily philosophical. In each area of hermeneutic endeavor, he asks such questions as why it is necessary to interpret, what it means to interpret, what does not need interpreting, what constitutes the signs of right understanding, and what accounts for the multiplicity of interpretations. He concludes that hermneutics in eighteenth-century England became the site of a contest and possible reconciliation between reason and history. Driven by the need to escape rationalist formalism as well as an opposite though equally sterile antiquarianism, interpretation offered a new way of thinking about truth, as belonging to reason and history together
Philosophical hermeneutics and literary theory by Joel Weinsheimer( Book )

10 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hans-Georg Gadamer : a biography by Jean Grondin( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hans-Georg Gadamer (1900-2002) was one of the greatest philosophers of our era. He was also at the center of some of the century's darkest, most complex historical events, for he chose to remain in his native Germany in the 1930s, neither supporting Hitler nor actively opposing him, but negotiating instead an "unpolitical" position that allowed him to continue his philosophical work. In this book, Jean Grondin appraises Gadamer's life and achievement. Drawing on countless interviews with Gadamer and his contemporaries, Gadamer's personal correspondence, and extensive archival research, Grondin traces Gadamer's life as an academician and the development of his ideas, placing them in the context of his times. He sheds light on the genesis and accomplishment of Gadamer's major opus, Truth and Method, the bible of modern-day hermeneutics. And he addresses the question of Gadamer's attitude and actions amid the catastrophe of Nazi Germany, painting a balanced portrait of a scholar who tried to preserve German culture and tradition in the face of an invasive menace
An annotated bibliography of Jane Austen studies, 1952-1972 by Barry Roth( Book )

11 editions published between 1973 and 1980 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Truth and method by Hans-Georg Gadamer( Book )

41 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and German and held by 369 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
Imitation by Joel Weinsheimer( Book )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book, first published in 1984, Joel Weinsheimer advocates revitalizing the practice of imitating literature as a mode appropriate for literary critics as well as artists. The book is not only about imitation; it is itself an imitation, specifically of Samuel Johnson. As both the focus and mode of presentation, imitation is presented not merely as a kind of poetry that once flourished in the eighteenth century but also as a kind of criticism particularly relevant today. Applying arguments from philosophy of science, deconstruction, psycho-analysis, literary theory, semiotics and herm
The humanities in dispute : a dialogue in letters by Ronald W Sousa( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The humanities are under attack from many sides: from conservatives who decry "political correctness" in the classroom; from liberals, who are impatient with the traditional curriculum; and from legislators and students, who are looking for relevance and marketable skills." "Disturbed by these acrimonious arguments, the authors - former colleagues and university-press board members - embarked on an ambitious project to reexamine a number of major literary and philosophical works dealing with the liberal arts and education. With their discussions ranging from Plato to Rousseau, from Cicero to Vico, from Erasmus to Matthew Arnold, Sousa and Weinsheimer offer not a history of education philosophy but an examination of the present. They read these astonishingly diverse works with one question foremost: "Do our predecessors' reflections offer anything better in defense of humanities education than modern platitudes about 'broadening one's horizons'?""--BOOK JACKET
Introduction to philosophical hermeneutics by Jean Grondin( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this historical introduction to philosophical hermeneutics, Jean Grondin discusses the major figures from Philo to Habermas, analyzes conflicts between various interpretive schools, and provides a critique of Gadamer's Truth and Method which, serves as a model for Grondin's approach. --From publisher's description
Yale studies in hermeneutics( )

in French and English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1984-94 by Barry Roth( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mrs. Siddons, the Tragic Muse, and the problem of As by Joel Weinsheimer( )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Untimely ripped by Joel Weinsheimer( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three assays of Jane Austen's novels by Joel Weinsheimer( )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1973-83 by Barry Roth( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1952-1972 by Barry Roth( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gadamer's metaphorical hermeneutics by Joel Weinsheimer( )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literature, Culture, Theory, Number 9 by Peter Szondi( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imitation (Routledge Revivals) by Joel Weinsheimer( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book, first published in 1984, Joel Weinsheimer advocates revitalizing the practice of imitating literature as a mode appropriate for literary critics as well as artists. The book is not only about imitation; it is itself an imitation, specifically of Samuel Johnson. As both the focus and mode of presentation, imitation is presented not merely as a kind of poetry that once flourished in the eighteenth century but also as a kind of criticism particularly relevant today. Applying arguments from philosophy of science, deconstruction, psycho-analysis, literary theory, semiotics and hermene
 
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Eighteenth-century hermeneutics : philosophy of interpretation in England from Locke to Burke
Alternative Names
Weinsheimer, Joel

Weinsheimer Joel 1946-....

Weinsheimer, Joel C.

Languages
English (122)

German (2)

French (1)

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Philosophical hermeneutics and literary theoryHans-Georg Gadamer : a biographyTruth and methodThe humanities in dispute : a dialogue in lettersIntroduction to philosophical hermeneuticsUntimely ripped