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Heidegger toward the Turn
Heidegger toward the Turn (September 1999)
Essays on the Work of the 1930s
James Risser - Editor

Leading figures in Heidegger scholarship critically reflect on the dominant topics of Heidegger's thought during the 1930s.

Heidegger toward the Turn is the first sustained critical reflection on topics that came to dominate Heidegger's thinking during the 1930s, when his thinking is said to have undergone a "turn." These topics include the nature of the truth of being, the destruction of the history of metaphysi...(Read More)
Hermeneutics and the Voice of the Other
Hermeneutics and the Voice of the Other (March 1997)
Re-reading Gadamer's Philosophical Hermeneutics
James Risser - Author

Elucidates the major components of Gadamer’s philosophical hermeneutics found in his later work.

Dealing extensively with Gadamer’s later writings, Hermeneutics and the Voice of the Other shows neglected and widely misunderstood dimensions of Gadamer’s hermeneutics: historicity, finitude, truth, the importance of the other, and the eminence of the poetic text.