Hans-Georg Gadamer

[Revised entry by Jeff Malpas on July 7, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Hans-Georg Gadamer is the decisive figure in the development of twentieth century hermeneutics - almost
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[Revised entry by Jeff Malpas on July 7, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Hans-Georg Gadamer is the decisive figure in the development of twentieth century hermeneutics - almost certainly eclipsing, in terms of influence and reputation, the other leading figures, including Paul Ricoeur, and also Gianni Vattimo (Vattimo was himself one of Gadamer's students). Trained in neo-Kantian scholarship, as well as in classical philology, and profoundly affected by the...

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