Strong Hermeneutics Hardback

Contingency and Moral Identity

by Nicholas H. Smith;


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Strong Hermeneutics

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An investigation of some of the most important and controversial issues in philosophy today, this text presents a critical picture of both the "weak" or postmodern view of ethics evident in the work of Nietzsche, Richard Rorty and Jean-Francois Lyotard; and the enlightenment view, descended from Kant and taken up by Jurgen Habermas. Nicholas Smith argues that neither of these views can provide a proper framework for ethics. He instead advocates an alternative, a strong hermeneutics. Drawing on the work of Hans-Georg Gadamer, Paul Ricoeur and Charles Taylor, the text provides an account of how we must understand ethics and identity today.

Strong Hermeneutics by Nicholas H. Smith was published by Taylor& Francis Ltd in August 1997. The ISBN for Strong Hermeneutics is 9780415164313.

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Page last updated 18th November 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherTaylor& Francis Ltd (August 1997)
Weight340g
Number of Pages208
Thickness13 mm
Height234 mm
Width156 mm
ISBN9780415164313
ISBN-100415164311
Product Code1150907
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