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The Relevance of Beautiful

Hans Georg Gadamer wrote that,

When considering the static of arts, we should remember that we also construct and read pictures, that we also have to enter into and explore the forms of architecture. 164 more words


The Plain Sense of Things

“All interpretation comes to share in the being of the poem.” Hans-Georg Gadamer, “Composition and Interpretation” (1961)

I had a moment of pure felicity in my Aesthetics class yesterday–one of those moments I wish I had planned in advance but am no less gratified to have caught by the tail (hints of Ignatius Riley and Fortuna’s hairy forehead).  1,754 more words


"Die Sprache spricht, nicht der Mensch." (M. Heidegger)

“Mi, doduše, kažemo da neki razgovor “vodimo”, no što je razgovor više pravi razgovor, utoliko manje je vođenje razgovora podložno volji jednog ili drugog partnera. Takav pravi razgovor nikad nije onaj koji smo mi htjeli da vodimo. 164 more words

Blogging - Gadamer, Heidegger, Wittgenstein

I am currently moving back through the hermeneutics portion of my dissertation and so re-reading several influential works of the 20th Century (or in case of Heidegger reading the whole thing for first time). 116 more words