Hermeneutics

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Time in Exile

Proposes a theoretically rich treatment of temporality within exile as "gerundive" time.

Beyond the Subject

An original reading of Nietzsche and Heidegger that paved the way for Vattimo's conception of weak thought.

Life as Insinuation

A holistic reinterpretation of Santayana’s thought in terms of a dramatic philosophy of life.

Thinking the Inexhaustible

Essays address the major themes of Pareyson’s hermeneutic philosophy in the context of his existentialist approach to personhood.

The Experience of Truth

Advances a hermeneutic conception of truth as a mode of being, in dialogue with Aristotle, Nietzsche, Gadamer, Heidegger, Putnam, and Rorty.

Doing Time

Proposes that cinematic time is not a fixed idea, but a dynamic exchange between film and viewer.

Nihilism and Metaphysics

An assessment and reevaluation of nihilism’s ascendency over metaphysics.

Truth and Interpretation

A resolute defense of philosophy and hermeneutics against the threats of dogmatism and relativism.

Emplotting Virtue

A rich hermeneutic account of the way virtue is understood and developed.

Thinking the Poetic Measure of Justice

A new reading of justice engaging the work of two philosophical poets who stand in conversation with the work of Martin Heidegger.

Weak Thought

Foundational collection on one of the most influential concepts to emerge from contemporary Italian philosophy.

Utopia of Understanding

A hermeneutics of language after Auschwitz.

Radical Ecopsychology, Second Edition

Expanded new edition of a classic examination of the psychological roots of our ecological crisis.

The Possible Present

A practical hermeneutics of time.

What Is Enlightenment

A cross-cultural work which reinvigorates the consideration of enlightenment.

Between Nihilism and Politics

Essays describe Italian philosopher Gianni Vattimo’s unique and radical hermeneutic philosophy.

Objectivity

Appearing for the first time in English, Günter Figal’s groundbreaking book in the tradition of philosophical hermeneutics offers original perspectives on perennial philosophical problems.

Reading Derrida and Ricoeur

Offers a constructive new approach to the debate between hermeneutics and deconstruction.

Sense and Finitude

Takes Heidegger’s later thought as a point of departure for exploring the boundaries of post-conceptual thinking.

Images of Thought

Explores the relationship between philosophy and art through the work of Cuban American artist Carlos Estévez.

Rethinking Facticity

Examines the historical context and contemporary relevance of facticity.

Comparative Hermeneutics of Rabbinic Judaism, The, Volume Five

Systematic account of the hermeneutics of comparison and contrast of Rabbinic Judaism.

Comparative Hermeneutics of Rabbinic Judaism, The, Volume One

Systematic account of the hermeneutics of comparison and contrast of Rabbinic Judaism.

Comparative Hermeneutics of Rabbinic Judaism, The, Volume Four

Systematic account of the hermeneutics of comparison and contrast of Rabbinic Judaism.

Comparative Hermeneutics of Rabbinic Judaism, The, Volume Three

Systematic account of the hermeneutics of comparison and contrast of Rabbinic Judaism.

Comparative Hermeneutics of Rabbinic Judaism, The, Volume Two

Systematic account of the hermeneutics of comparison and contrast of Rabbinic Judaism.

Formative Judaism

Examines the history, philosophy and hermeneutics, and law and literature of formative Judaism.

Comparative Hermeneutics of Rabbinic Judaism, The, Volume Eight

Systematic account of the hermeneutics of comparison and contrast of Rabbinic Judaism.

Comparative Hermeneutics of Rabbinic Judaism, The, Volume Seven

Systematic account of the hermeneutics of comparison and contrast of Rabbinic Judaism.

Comparative Hermeneutics of Rabbinic Judaism, The, Volume Six

Systematic account of the hermeneutics of comparison and contrast of Rabbinic Judaism.

Sociology and Interpretation

Explores the contributions to interpretive sociology of major Continental social theorists and examines the ways in which these individuals enrich our understanding of the art of being human.

Sources of Hermeneutics

This book provides an introduction to the historical sources of philosophical hermeneutics as it has come to fruition in the work of Heidegger and Gadamer.

Hermeneutics, Citizenship, and the Public Sphere

This book sheds new light on the question of democratic politics by proposing a hermeneutic conception of citizenship and the public sphere. At the same time, it presents a critique of the postmodern ...

Merleau-Ponty, Hermeneutics, and Postmodernism

Opens up new dimensions in the philosophical thought of Merleau-Ponty and addresses contemporary issues concerning interpretation theory and postmodernity.

Recovery of the Measure

"The world is as we interpret it. " Arguing that this assumption is a major and pervasive error, Neville demonstrates that the world is the measure of our interpretations. Distinguishing two traditions ...