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A Century of Philosophy: Hans Georg Gadamer in Conversation with Riccardo Dottori

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A philosophical and historical testament to the twentieth century, this volume consists of a wide-ranging series of interviews conducted in 1999/2000 between the then centenarian and his former assistant and associate of over thirty years, Riccardo Dottori.

These ten dialogues distill and situate Gadamer's philosophy in the context of what has arguably been the bloodiest ce
Paperback, 160 pages
Published February 27th 2006 by Bloomsbury Academic (first published June 1st 2002)
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Pretty good book. The interviews help clarify some of Gadamer's points and serves as a bit autobiographical reflections. While the latter was not important in my decision to read this, it was interesting to see Gadamer's opinions on how Nazis were able to seize control of Germany as well as illuminating his relationships with some of his peers.
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Hans-Georg Gadamer was born February 11, 1900 in Marburg, Germany.
(Arabic: هانز جورج غادامير)

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 lif
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