Item description for Schleiermacher: Hermeneutics and Criticism: And Other Writings (Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy) by Friedrich Schleiermacher, Andrew Bowie & Desmond M. Clarke...
Written by the philosopher and theologian Friedrich Schleiermacher as a method for the interpretation and textual criticism of the New Testament, this is the founding text of modern hermeneutics. It develops ideas about language and the interpretation of texts that are in many respects still unsurpassed and are becoming current in the contemporary philosophy of language. Contrary to the traditional view of Schleiermacher as a theorist of empathetic interpretation, in this text he offers a view of understanding that acknowledges both the structurally and historically determined aspects of language and the need to take account of the activity of the individual subject in the constitution of meaning.
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Studio: Cambridge University Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1" Width: 6.25" Height: 9.25" Weight: 1.15 lbs.
Release Date Nov 30, 2006
Publisher Cambridge University Press
ISBN 0521598486 ISBN13 9780521598484
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More About Friedrich Schleiermacher, Andrew Bowie & Desmond M. Clarke
Friedrich Schleiermacher was an influencial German theologian and philosopher known for his impressive attempt to reconcile the criticisms of the Enlightenment with traditional Protestant orthodoxy. His work also forms part of the foundation of the modern field of hermeneutics.
Friedrich Schleiermacher was born in 1768 and died in 1834.
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Schleiermacher: Hermeneutics and Criticism by Andrew Bowie Jan 16, 2007
Good treatment of the thinking behind one of the Great liberal thinkers of the past. Bowie analzes Schliermacher's thinking and traces how he arrived at his new breakthrough position. An excellent addition to anyone who is interested in the history of Liberal thought. Roland R. Kratzner