The Hermeneutic Tradition: From Ast to Ricoeur 1989
The Hermeneutic Tradition: From Ast to Ricoeur. Gayle L. Ormiston (Editor), Alan D. Schrift (Editor), State University of New York Press, 1989.
Philosophy of Literature
(SUNY series, Intersections: Philosophy and Critical Theory)
This book establishes the context for contemporary analyses of interpretation. Part I: traces the evolution of hermeneutics from Friedrich Ast and Friedrich Schleiermacher through Wilhelm Dilthey to Martin Heidegger's placing of hermeneutics at the center of the ontological analysis of human being. Part II: follows the development of the Heideggerian tradition in the writings of Hans-Georg Gadamer.
Gayle L. Ormiston is Professor in the Department of Philosophy at Kent State University. Alan D. Schrift is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Grinnell College.
Paperback. Solid binding with clean pages and mild cover wear. 392 pages.