Feminist interpretations of Hans-Georg Gadamer

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Pennsylvania State University Press,
Pub. Date:
c2003.
Language:
English
Description

Images of and references to women are so rare in the vast corpus of his published work that there seems to be no "woman question" for Hans-Georg Gadamer. Yet the authors of the fifteen essays included in this volume show that it is possible to read past Gadamer's silences about women and other Others to find rich resources for feminist theory and practice in his views of science, language, history, knowledge, medicine, and literature. While the essayists find much of value in Gadamer's work, he emerges from their discussion as a controversial figure. Some contributors see him as promoting genuine respect for and engagement with Otherness: others claim that in a Gadamerian conversation the Other has no voice. For some, Gadamer's immersion in tradition is an impediment to feminist inquiry; for others, cognizant of the need to understand tradition well in order to contest its intransigence or benefit from its insights, his way of engaging tradition is especially productive. Some contributors take issue with the separation he maintains between philosophy and politics; others find problems in his relative silence on matters of embodiment; still others maintain that a "fusion of horizons" amounts to a colonizing of difference. But a common aim of each of these controversies is to discern what feminists can learn from Gadamer as well as what limitations feminist reinterpretations of his work must inevitably encounter.

Contributors are Linda Martín Alcoff, William Cowling, Gemma Corradi Fiumara, Marie Fleming, Silja Freudenberger, Susan Hekman, Susan-Judith Hoffmann, Grace M. Jantzen, Patricia Altenbernd Johnson, Laura Kaplan, Robin Pappas, Robin May Schott, Meili Steele, Veronica Vasterling, Georgia Warnke, and Kathleen Roberts Wright.

More Details
Contributors:
ISBN:
9780271031446
Also in this Series
More Like This
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID b603e07b-15b4-949d-c0f1-524acdd66253
full_title feminist interpretations of hans georg gadamer
author lorraine code
grouping_category book
lastUpdate 2016-12-14 05:06:39AM

Solr Details

_version_ 1563194359247011840
accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author2 NetLibrary, Inc.
author2-role NetLibrary, Inc.
author_additional edited by Lorraine Code.
author_display
availability_toggle_arlington Available Now, Available Online, Entire Collection
callnumber-a B3248.G34
callnumber-first B - Philosophy, Psychology, Religion
callnumber-subject B - Philosophy
days_since_added 4836
detailed_location_arlington EBSCOhost
display_description
econtent_protection_type_arlington external
econtent_source_arlington EBSCOhost
format_arlington eBook
format_boost 10
format_category_arlington eBook
grouping_category book
id b603e07b-15b4-949d-c0f1-524acdd66253
isbn 9780271031446
item_details external_econtent:ils:.b12953155||EBSCOhost|Online|eBook|eBook|1|false|true|EBSCOhost||http://www.netlibrary.com.library.access.arlingtonva.us/urlapi.asp?action=summary&v=1&bookid=171594||Available Online||q||
itype_arlington eCollection
language English
language_boost 10
language_boost_es 1
lexile_code
lexile_score -1
lib_boost_arlington 50
literary_form Other
literary_form_full Other
local_callnumber_arlington Online
local_callnumber_exact_arlington Online
local_callnumber_left_arlington Online
local_days_since_added_arlington 4836
num_holdings 0
oclc (OCoLC)74461926
owning_library_arlington Arlington Public Library Online, Aurora Hills Online, Central Online, Cherrydale Online, Columbia Pike Online, Connection Crystal City Online, Detention Center Online, Glencarlyn Online, Local History Online, Plaza Online, Shirlington Online, Westover Online
physical ix, 407 p. ; 24 cm.
popularity 0
primary_isbn 9780271031446
publishDate 2003
publishDateSort 2003
publisher Pennsylvania State University Press,
rating 2.5
rating_facet oneStar, twoStar
record_details external_econtent:ils:.b12953155|eBook|eBook||English|Pennsylvania State University Press,|c2003.|ix, 407 p. ; 24 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scope_has_related_records a, arlington, c, d, g, h, o, p, s, u, v, w
scoping_details_arlington external_econtent:ils:.b12953155||Available Online|Available Online|false|true|false|false|false|true|||
series Re-reading the canon
series2 Re-reading the canon.
series_with_volume Re-reading the canon
table_of_contents (En)gendering dialogue between Gadamer's hermeneutics and feminist thought / Kathleen Roberts Wright -- Hermeneutics and constructed identities / Georgia Warnke -- Gadamer's philosophical hermeneutics and feminist projects / Susan-Judith Hoffmann -- Gadamer's conversation : does the other have a say? / Marie Fleming -- The development of hermeneutic prospects / Gemma Corradi Fiumara -- Postmodern hermeneutics? : toward a critical hermeneutics / Veronica Vasterling -- The ontology of change : Gadamer and feminism / Susan Hekman -- Toward a critical hermeneutics / Robin Pappas and William Cowling -- Gadamer's feminist epistemology / Linda Martín Alcoff -- The hermeneutic conversation as epistemological model / Silja Freudenberger ; translated by Melanie Richter-Bernberg -- The horizon of natality : Gadamer, Heidegger, and the limits of existence / Grace M. Jantzen -- Questioning authority / Patricia Altenbernd Johnson -- Gender, Nazism, and hermeneutics / Robin May Schott -- Three problematics of linguistic vulnerability : Gadamer, Benhabib, and Butler / Meili Steele -- Three applications of Gadamer's hermeneutics : philosophy-faith-feminism / Laura Duhn Kaplan.
target_audience Other
target_audience_full Other
title Feminist interpretations of Hans-Georg Gadamer
title_display Feminist interpretations of Hans-Georg Gadamer
title_full Feminist interpretations of Hans-Georg Gadamer [electronic resource] / edited by Lorraine Code
title_short Feminist interpretations of Hans-Georg Gadamer
title_sort feminist interpretations of hans-georg gadamer