Tag: Hegel

Blogging through Truth and Method post 11: Analysis of Historically Effected Consciousness (341-379)

The problem with which the previous section (307-341) of Truth and Method ends is truly compelling, if one breaks down the problem as a (simplified) syllogism: Hermeneutics, as a practice, involves the dialectic of interpreting the whole text in terms of any given part and interpreting any given part in light of the whole text.…

Blogging Through Truth and Method post 1: Introduction and the Humanist Tradition (1-42)

Hans-Georg Gadamer, Truth and Method, Second Revised Edition Certain writers linger at the borders of certain disciplines, and I always feel somewhat bad for neglecting them.  Thus in 2009 Michial and I read through Heidegger’s Being and Time, and in the summer of 2012 I finally took on Kenneth Burke’s Grammar of Motives and Rhetoric…

Link-ua Franca

Tripp Fuller issues a manifesto on seminary education. Did you hear the one about the Hegelian who went to Saint Louis? An encomium for Stanley Fish The science of self-control (and why we should have listened to Homer) The historical ignorance, philosophical illiteracy, and right-wing politics of the nü atheism Depressing news on the research-1…