The Resource The life of understanding : a contemporary hermeneutics, James Risser, (electronic book)

The life of understanding : a contemporary hermeneutics, James Risser, (electronic book)

Label
The life of understanding : a contemporary hermeneutics
Title
The life of understanding
Title remainder
a contemporary hermeneutics
Statement of responsibility
James Risser
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In Gadamer's hermeneutics, interpretation is inseparable from the broader concern of making one's way in life. In this book, James Risser builds on this insight about the juxtaposition of human living and the act of understanding by tracing hermeneutics back to the basic experience of philosophy as defined by Plato. For Risser, Plato provides resources for new directions in hermeneutics and new possibilities for "the life of understanding" and "the understanding of life." Risser places Gadamer in dialogue with Plato, with the issue of memory as a conceptual focus. He develops themes pertaining
Member of
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Risser, James
Dewey number
121/.686
Index
index present
LC call number
BD241
LC item number
.R498 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hermeneutics
  • Plato
  • Gadamer, Hans-Georg
Label
The life of understanding : a contemporary hermeneutics, James Risser, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr10569641
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
viii, 142 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The life of understanding : a contemporary hermeneutics, James Risser, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr10569641
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
viii, 142 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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