Hermeneutic Rationality. La rationalité herméneutique

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Maria Luísa Portocarrero, Luis António Umbelino, Andrzej Wiercinski (Eds.)

ISBN 978-3-643-11549-2
Band-Nr. 3
Jahr 2012
Seiten 400
Bindung broschiert
Reihe International Studies in Hermeneutics and Phenomenology

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The problem of the limits of reason is by no means a privileged subject of
an academic discourse. By reducing reality to what can be conceived of
within the paradigms of the scientific laboratory, manipulative despotism,
which positivistic notion of objectivism has established, creates in a
human being a unilateral conscience of the world and of oneself; a
conscience that dominates today our understanding of existence in its
manifold senses of Being and the world we live in. This way of thinking,
based on a powerful and skillful technique aimed at controlling human life
in all its dimensions, intends to impose this limiting positivistic
horizon on human beings in the name of Liberté, Égalité, and
Hermeneutic rationality resists the claims of modern science and promotes
the culture of hospitality toward the world as it shows itself in its

Maria Luísa Portocarrero, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal, Professor of
Philosophy, specializing in the phenomenological hermeneutics of
Hans-Georg Gadamer and Paul Ricoeur.

Luis António Umbelino, Universidade
de Coimbra, Portugal, Professor of Philosophy and Artistic Studies.

Andrzej Wierci’nski, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany,
Professor of Philosophy of Religion, specializing in Practical
Philosophy/Philosophical Hermeneutics.