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Key Theories of Hans-Georg Gadamer

The dream of recovering the complete or total meaning of a literary text, by re-imagining the author’s intentions, comes to an end with the work of… 1,324 more words

Literary Theory

A Heideggerian account of literary style

Martin Heidegger is a philosopher who had a very specific idea of the kind of philosophy he wished to practice and as such, he doesn’t make it easy for those who wish to extract something of use from his system of thought for use elsewhere, as in, for example, literary studies. 557 more words

A Nietzschean account of literary style

When we think about Frederich Nietzsche and literary style, we might think of one of two things, the first being the conceptual distinction he drew in his first major work, … 802 more words

A Gadamerian Theory of Literary Style

Hans Georg-Gadamer was a philosopher working within the field of hermeneutic theory, which investigates the ways in which interpretation works, and how we come to understand things in the way that we do. 628 more words

Opinions part 1

This could get messy, so please bear with me 😅

It seems to me that the original image (above) is used as an argument for… 505 more words

Dialogue

Hermeneutics

The term “hermeneutics”, a Latinized version of the Greek “hermeneutice” has been part of common Ianguage from the beginning of the 17th Century. Nevertheless, its history stretches back to ancient philosophy. 719 more words

Literary Theory

Logos

Mary Oliver is a poet I turn to when I am searching. Since the American election I have searched and am trying to make meaning of the outcomes. 360 more words