Download Between Description and Interpretation: The Hermeneutic Turn by Andrzej Wiercinski (ed.) PDF

By Andrzej Wiercinski (ed.)

Show description

Read Online or Download Between Description and Interpretation: The Hermeneutic Turn in Phenomenology PDF

Best phenomenology books

Merleau-Ponty at the Limits of Art, Religion, and Perception (Continuum Studies in Continental Philosophy)

This ebook poses the query of what lies on the restrict of philosophy. via shut experiences of French phenomenologist Maurice Merleau-Ponty's existence and paintings, the authors research one of many 20th century's so much interdisciplinary philosophers whose suggestion intersected with and contributed to the practices of artwork, psychology, literature, religion and philosophy.

Husserl’s Position in the School of Brentano

Phenomenology, in accordance with Husserl, is intended to be philosophy as rigorous technology. It used to be Franz Brentano who encouraged him to pursue the perfect of medical philosophy. even though Husserl all started his philosophical profession as an orthodox disciple of Brentano, he ultimately started to have doubts approximately this orientation.

Phenomenology of Life - From the Animal Soul to the Human Mind: Book I. In Search of Experience

Transcendental phenomenology presumed to have conquer the vintage mind-body dichotomy by way of realization. may still we certainly dissolve the specificity of human recognition by means of explaining human event in its a number of sense-giving modalities in the course of the physiological capabilities of the mind? the current selection of reviews addresses this important query not easy such "naturalizing" reductionism from a number of angles.

Heidegger: A Critical Reader

Heidegger: A serious Reader (1992) gathers the tips of English-language philosophers who've often been impact by means of French philosophers who had Heidegger on their minds. A German standpoint is integrated in a translation of a preface written via Habermas for a publication approximately Heidegger and the Nazi period.

Additional resources for Between Description and Interpretation: The Hermeneutic Turn in Phenomenology

Example text

115 The underlying presupposition in Ricoeur’s work is his “presupposition of meaning” (or “postulate of meaningfulness”), which he formulates thus: It must be supposed that experience in all its fullness…has an expressibility (dicibilité) in principle. Experience can be said, it demands to be said. To bring it to language is not to change it into something else, but, in articulating and developing it, to make it become itself. ” (OI, 196) Ricoeur’s dual concern with meaning and existence116 makes for an overarching thematic unity to his work; as “a hermeneutics of the ‘I am,’” its focus has consistently been on the issues of subjectivity and self-understanding.

RAS, 111]) To employ a Husserlian expression, the human sciences (Geisteswissenschaften) can be viewed, to a great extent, as being so many “regional” hermeneutics; as interpretive sciences (die verstehenden Wissenschaften), it is the function of the human sciences to bring general hermeneutic theory to bear on the different realms of human action and endeavor in an interpretive attempt to discern the meaning of human being-in-the-world that transpires in these various lifeworlds. To a significant extent, the various human sciences are nothing other than “applied hermeneutics,” “extensions” of hermeneutics to the domain of practice (philosophical hermeneutics, from this point of view, being not a regional but a 36 transcendental discipline).

J. , On Narrative (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1981). 134 Immanuel Kant, Idea for a Universal History from a Cosmopolitan Point of View, Preface. ” Essences are not “metaphysical entities” (see PriP, 10); they do not exist, Platonic-wise, in rem, nor, for that matter, are they, as Husserl thought in his quasi-Platonism, things (of a quasi-sort) that can be directly intuited by means of an “eidetic insight” (Wesenschau). , narration or story-telling, it appears to the story-teller to have unfolded: Wesen ist was gewesen ist, as Hegel remarked.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.40 of 5 – based on 37 votes