Culture, Truth and Hermeneutics

Brown, James F.
January 1978
America;1/28/1978, Vol. 138 Issue 3, p54
The article provides information on the discussion between Paul Ricoeur and Georg Gadamer about hermeneutics at a symposium entitled "The Conflict of Interpretations." The discussion between the two ranged over the analysis of the whole question of hermeneutics which explored how a science of interpretation was to be understood and applied. It discusses that a conflict about the nature and expectations of hermeneutics involves the question of truth itself in its many forms and manifestations.


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