Ken on "Phenomenology"
...for which Gadamer and Ricouer attempt to compensate by recourse to their respective versions of hermeneutics. This naivity of the phenomenological method is caricatured by an example sometimes given in methodology seminars, in which a phenomenologal anthropologist arrives at an island in the pacific, only to discover that the "structures&qu... Gaia Community: kelamuni's Blog - 6:56 PM (48 minutes ago)
Heythrop Journal Article
...Georg Gadamer in an attempt to draw attention to certain hermeneutical continuities shared by premoderns, Gadamarians and postmoderns. After briefly comparing premodern and modern hermeneutical orientations, I conclude that Augustine’s approach to Scripture contrasts sharply with a (strict) modern grammatico-historical methodology (as institut... Per Caritatem - Jan 15, 2009 (2 days ago)
TOC: International Journal of Philosophical Studies: Volume 16 Issue 5, 2008
...Hermeneutics and Gadamer, Robert Dostal Schutz, Seebohm, and Cultural Science, Lester Embree Seebohm, Husserl, and Dilthey, Thomas Nenon Three Responses, Thomas M. Seebohm Continental Philosophy - Nov 26, 2008 9:32 AM
ruminations towards some thoughts towards some (an) integrating biblical theology
...Gadamer makes this point forcefully in Method and Truth. Namely that legal and exegetical/biblical hermeneutics are both forms of understanding/reading that overcome the modern era mistake of assuming there is some way to get to the real meaning of the text either through divination of the author’s original intention (UL in Quadrants), the orig... Indistinct Union - Nov 17, 2008 2:58 PM
A History of Philosophy in the Twentieth Century
...hermeneutics of Gadamer, who basically claimed we can’t understand art and language in terms of the author’s intentions. Well, a person who utters “we must exterminate the Jew,” unless he is deliberately being metaphorical or sarcastic, has an unambiguous meaning. We can totally understand why guilty Germans may have hangups about the nuances an... Thoughts, Books, and Philosophy - Nov 1, 2008 1:13 AM
Eccentricity, Buoyancy, Flexure
...Hans Georg Gadamer, Philosophical Hermeneutics, Berekely: University of California Press 1976, p. xxi, cited by Andrew Cashin, A Hermeneutic Phenomenological Study of the Lived Experience of Parenting a Child with Autism, p. 1.) And, "We speak, therefore of having gotten into a discussion, or of being caught in a discussion, and these expressi... Fido the Yak - Oct 25, 2008 10:38 AM
Alienation and Freedom in Marx and McDowell
...achieve what Gadamer calls a ‘free, distanced orientation’ towards their surroundings. Human experience is characterised by its ability to exert rational constraint, whereas animal perceptual responsiveness remains at the level of a causal response that, while purposive, does not allow the animal to respond to reasons that could be taken as such... Grundlegung - Oct 6, 2008 1:12 AM
Saturday, January 17, 2009
Ken on "Phenomenology"