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The Language of Hermeneutics: Gadamer and Heidegger in Dialogue
The Language of Hermeneutics probes the most intense points of proximity between the philosophical hermeneutics of Hans-Georg Gadamer and the poetizing thinking of his great teacher, Martin Heidegger - points of proximity which nevertheless show as clearly as possible the critical points of departure that set these two thinkers on separate parallel thought paths. By focusi ...more
Paperback, 187 pages
Published August 27th 1998 by State University of New York Press
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Jan 28, 2015 LunaBel rated it liked it
This book started in a very good way. We do feel that there is a dialogue between Heidegger and Gadamer. We encounter the inputs of both philosophers in a sort of harmony and also in opposition to each other. However, (and I find it unfortunate) the book starts to wander at some point and we lose that dialogue which was taking shape. It is an interesting book nevertheless and I do recommend it to at least have an idea about how a dialogue between Heidegger and Gadamer could start.