Hermeneutical Heidegger

2016.12.15 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Michael Bowler and Ingo Farin (eds.), Hermeneutical Heidegger, Northwestern University Press, 2016, 343pp., $39.95 (pbk), ISBN
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2016.12.15 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Michael Bowler and Ingo Farin (eds.), Hermeneutical Heidegger, Northwestern University Press, 2016, 343pp., $39.95 (pbk), ISBN 9780810132665. Reviewed by Leslie MacAvoy, East Tennessee State University Hermeneutics has long been recognized as an important element of Heidegger's thought, though scholars interested in hermeneutics have drawn on different parts of his corpus. Being and Time with its account of understanding and the fore-structures is an obvious source, and because Gadamer acknowledged its influence in Truth and Method, it has received considerable attention. In more recent years attention has shifted to the early Freiburg lecture courses, following Theodore Kisiel's claim that Heidegger made his "hermeneutic breakthrough" in the 1919 lecture course, The Idea of Philosophy and the Problem of Worldview.[1] Kisiel's work paved the way for numerous subsequent investigations into the early. . .

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