Truth and Method (Gesammelte Werke #1)
Here’s a few reasons why you’ll wanna pass ::
You want a text address’d to you in your average everydayness sitting at the lunch counter at the local Diner.
Do you know the names Schleiermacher or Dilthey? Those are the famous thinkers discussed.
You believe that the Method of (emperico-naturalistico-quantito) science is the very finest and last arbiter of Truth.
You don’t already know what the ‘hermeneutic circle’ is an...more
A long and technical book. Not to be read without a decent background in Continental philosophy and some serious patience.
Two major contentions that help frame his analysis are: (1) rejection of the view that proper understanding calls for eliminating the influence of the interpreter's context...more
I enjoyed the section of Aesthetics and Play, could be of use to a Philosophy of Sports class. Hi...more
1)il recupero del problema della verità nell'arte e il suo significato ermeneutico;
2)la scuola storica e l'ermeneutica romantica;
3)il problema dei pregiudizi
4) tutta la parte sul linguaggio.
Non mi aspettavo poi una scrittura così chiara e scorrevole da parte di Gadamer, magari un giorno leggerò anche la seconda parte, ora mi vado a disintossicare con qualche romanzon...more
Al di là di questo tema (dibattuto a lungo nella cultura europea e con interventi di altissimo livello, che sarebbe bene conoscere nello specifico per seguire la linea dell’argomentazione dell’autore – non è ahimè il mio caso), sto trovando davvero interessante...more
Gadamer thinks that architecture is dense with potential for art as a result of the necessity of choosing where and what too built. “Architecture gives shape to space… that is why architecture embraces all...more
Important aspects have to do with acknowledging the legitimacy of genuine truth and knowledge gained from the human sciences and how it is arrived at in a way very different from the empirical sciences. The evaluation of Enlightenment presuppositions for knowledge independent of all basis except the "rational, knowing subject" is brilliant. He argues that historicity of knowledge, the value of tradition, and genuin...more
Gadamer showed an early aptitude for studies in philosophy and after receiving his doctoral degree in 1922 he went on to work directly under Martin Heidegger for a period of five years. This had a profound and lasting effect on Gadamer's philosophical progression.
Gadamer was a teacher for most of his life, and published several im...more