ISBN-10:
1847061591
ISBN-13:
9781847061591
Pub. Date:
06/30/2011
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
The Gadamer Dictionary

The Gadamer Dictionary

by Chris Lawn, Niall KeaneChris Lawn

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Overview

The Gadamer Dictionary is a comprehensive and accessible guide to the world of Hans-Georg Gadamer. Meticulously researched and extensively cross-referenced, this unique book covers all his major works, ideas and influences and provides a firm grounding in the central themes of Gadamer's thought. Students will discover a wealth of useful information, analysis and criticism. A-Z entries include clear definitions of all the key terms used in Gadamer's writings and detailed synopses of his key works, including his magnum opus, Truth and Method. The Dictionary also includes entries on Gadamer's major philosophical influences, from Plato to Heidegger, and his contemporaries, including Derrida and Habermas. It covers everything that is essential to a sound understanding of Gadamer's 'philosophical hermeneutics', offering clear and accessible explanations of often complex terminology. The Gadamer Dictionary is the ideal resource for anyone reading or studying Gadamer or Modern European Philosophy more generally.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781847061591
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 06/30/2011
Series: Continuum Philosophy Dictionaries , #5
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Chris Lawn is a Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Limerick, Ireland. He is the author of The Philosophy of the History of Philosophy (Acumen, 2008).
Niall Keane is a Doctoral Researcher at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium.

Table of Contents

Introduction \ A-Z Dictionary \ Guide to Further Reading \ Index.

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