Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Hermeneutics: hermeneutics is, in general, the theory of what it means to understand utterances, especially texts. Problems of hermeneutics are the historical distance to the sources, with a corresponding shift in meaning as well as peculiarities in the language usage of authors as well as intended or unintended incompleteness. In the narrower sense, hermeneutics is a set of developed methods for text comprehension. See also meaning, interpretation, language, symbols, understanding, meaning change, signs.

Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.
Author Item    More concepts for author
Barthes, Roland Hermeneutics   Barthes, Roland
Foucault, M. Hermeneutics   Foucault, M.
Lacan, J. Hermeneutics   Lacan, J.
Schelling, F.W.J. Hermeneutics   Schelling, F.W.J.

Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-08-17