Biographical Dictionary of Twentieth-Century Philosophers

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Gadamer, Hans-Georg

German, b: 11 February 1900, Marburg, Germany. Cat: Hermeneutic philosopher. Ints: Hermeneutic theory; classical thought; technology (especially medicine). Educ: University of Marburg. Infls: Heidegger. Appts: Professor of Philosophy, University of Marburg, 1937-9; Professor of Philosophy, 1939-47, and Rector, 1946-7, University of Leipzig; Professor of Philosophy, University of Frankfurt, 1947-9; Professor of Philosophy, University of Heidelberg, 1949-68.


Main publications:
(1942) Volk und Geschichte im Denken Herders, Frankfurt: Klostermann.
(1960) Wahrheit und Méthode. Grundzüge einer philosophischen Hermeneutik; fourth edition, Tübingen: J.C.B. Mohr, 1975 (English translation, Truth and Method, trans. William Glyn-Doepel, New York: Seabury Press).
(1964) (ed.) Hegel-Tage, Royaumont, Bonn: Bouvier.
(1967) Kleine Schriften, 3 vols, Tübingen: J.C.B. Mohr.
(1968) Platos Dialektische Ethik; second edition, Hamburg: Meiner, 1983 (English translation, Plato's Dialectical Ethic, trans. Robert M. Wallace, 1983).
(1968) Um die Begriffswelt der Vorsokratiker.
(1976) Hegel's Dialectic: Five Hermeneutical Studies, trans. P. Christopher Smith, New Haven: Yale University Press.
(1976) Philosophical Hermeneutics, trans. David Linge, Berkeley: University of California Press (contains essays from Kleine Schriften).
(1976) Vernunft im Zeitalter der Wissenschaft, Frankfurt: Suhrkamp (English translation, Reason in the Age of Science, trans. Frederick Lawrence, Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1981).
(1977) Kleine Schriften, vol 4, Tübingen: J.C.B. Mohr.
(1977) Philosophische Lehrjahre, Frankfurt: Klostermann (English translation, Philosophical Apprenticeships, trans. Robert R. Sullivan, Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press, 1985).
(1979) Das Erbe Hegels: 2 Reden aus Anlass der Verleihung des Hegel-Preises der Stadt Stuttgart an Hans-Georg Gadamer am 13 Juni 1979, Frankfurt: Suhrkamp.
(1979) (ed. with G. Boehm) Seminar: Philosophische Hermeneutik, second edition, Frankfurt: Suhrkamp.
(1980) Dialogue and Dialectic: Eight Hermeneutical Studies on Plato, trans. P. Christopher Smith, New Haven: Yale University Press.
(1982) Heidegger Memorial Lectures, ed. Werner Marx, trans. Steven W. Davis, Pittsburgh, PA: Duquesne University Press.
(1983) Heideggers Wege. Studien zum Spätwerk, Tübingen: J.C.B. Mohr.
(1984) 'Text und Interpretation', in Philippe Forget (ed.), Text und Interpretation: Deutsch-Französische Debatte, Munich: Fink.
(1986) The Idea of the Good.
(1986) The Relevance of the Beautiful.
(1986-) Gesammelte Werke, 7 vols, Tübingen: J.C.B. Mohr.
(1989) Das Erbe Europas. Beiträge, Frankfurt: Suhrkamp.
(1990) Gedicht und Gespräch, Frankfurt: Insel-Verlag.
(1993) Über die Verborgenheit der Gesundheit. Aufsätze und Vorträge, Frankfurt: Suhrkamp (English translation, The Enigma of Health, Cambridge: Polity, 1995).

Secondary literature:
Bernstein, Richard J. (1983) Beyond Objectivism and Relativism, Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press; Oxford: Blackwell.
Bleicher, Josef (ed.) (1980) Contemporary Hermeneutics, London: Routledge & Kegan Paul.
-(1982) The Hermeneutic Imagination, London: Routledge & Kegan Paul.
Böhler, Dietrich (1977) 'Philosophische Hermeneutik und hermeneutische Methode', in Fuhrmann et al,Text und Applikation: Theologie, Jurisprudenz und Literaturwissenschaft im hermeneutischen Gespräch, Poetik und Hermeneutik 9, Munich: Fink.
Buber, R. et al. (eds) (1970) Hermeneutik und Dialektik I. Festschrift für Hans-Georg Gadamer, Tübingen: J.C.B. Mohr.
Dallmayr, Fred (1987) Critical Encounters, Notre Dame: Notre Dame University Press.

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Introduction vii
  • List of Abbreviated Sources xvi
  • List of Schools and Movements xxi
  • A 1
  • Main Publications: 19
  • Main Publications: 22
  • Main Publications: 24
  • Main Publications: 25
  • Main Publications: 29
  • B 41
  • Main Publications: 97
  • C - Cabral, Amilcar Lopes 119
  • Main Publications: 148
  • D 167
  • E 209
  • F 222
  • G 261
  • H 296
  • Main Publications: 323
  • Main Publications: 330
  • I 361
  • Main Publications: 365
  • J 370
  • Main Publications: 385
  • K 387
  • Main Publications: 405
  • Main Publications: 423
  • L 425
  • M 486
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  • N 558
  • Main Publications: 577
  • O 583
  • P 593
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  • Main Publications: 614
  • Main Publications: 626
  • Q 640
  • R 644
  • Main Publications: 657
  • S 690
  • Main Publications: 701
  • Main Publications: 704
  • T 764
  • U 795
  • V 800
  • W 817
  • Main Publications: 827
  • Main Publications: 833
  • Main Publications: 851
  • X 853
  • Y 857
  • Z 861
  • Guide to Schools and Movements 876
  • Bibliography 893
  • Nationality Index 903
  • Category Index 909
  • Index of Interests 918
  • Index of Influences 925
  • Index of People 936
  • Index of Subjects 945
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