Truth and Interpretation (SUNY Series in Contemporary Italian Philosophy)

Truth and Interpretation (SUNY Series in Contemporary Italian Philosophy)

Luigi Pareyson


A resolute protection of philosophy and hermeneutics opposed to the threats of dogmatism and relativism.
Luigi Pareyson (1918–1991) was once one of crucial Italian philosophers to emerge after global struggle II and stands shoulder to shoulder with fellow hermeneutic thinkers Hans-Georg Gadamer and Paul Ricoeur. The made of a well-developed idea of interpretation that stretches again to the past due Nineteen Forties, his 1971 masterpiece Truth and Interpretation offers the old impetus and theoretical framework for the questions of life, artwork, and politics that might encourage his most renowned scholars, Umberto Eco and Gianni Vattimo. In a time while the which means of fact as an interpretation is challenged by means of the chaotic din of media at the one aspect and the violent strength of absolute claims from technological know-how, faith, and political economic system at the different, Pareyson’s meditation at the price of pondering that's formed through the traditions of philosophy and but responds to modern calls for is still well timed and urgent greater than 40 years after its preliminary booklet.

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