A Companion to Hermeneutics is a collection of original essays from leading international scholars that provide a definitive historical and critical compendium of philosophical hermeneutics.
Offers a definitive historical, systematic, and critical compendium of hermeneutics
Represents state-of-the-art thinking on the major themes, topics, concepts and figures of the hermeneutic tradition in philosophy and those who have influenced hermeneutic thought, including Kant, Hegel, Schleiermacher Dilthey, Heidegger, Gadamer, Ricoeur, Foucault, Habermas, and Rorty
Explores the art and theory of interpretation as it intersects with a number of philosophical and inter-disciplinary areas, including humanism, theology, literature, politics, education and law
Features contributions from an international cast of leading and upcoming scholars, who offer historically informed, philosophically comprehensive, and critically astute contributions in their individual fields of expertise
Written to be accessible to interested non-specialists, as well asprofessional philosophers
About the author
Niall Keane is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy and Head of Department, Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, Ireland.
Chris Lawn is Lecturer in Philosophy at Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, Ireland.
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