Hermeneutics as a general methodology of the sciences of the spirit / Emilio Betti.

Betti, Emilio, 1890-1968 author.
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2021.
1 online resource (xxvii, 75 pages).
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Hermeneutik als allgemeine Methodik der Geisteswissenschaften. English.
Humanities -- Methodology.
Translated from the original German into English.
Emilio Betti (1890-1968) was an Italian jurist, Roman Law scholar and philosopher.
Some untidy reflections on Betti-Gadamer debate / Lars Vinx
Editorial preface / Giorgio A. Pinton
Hermeneutical problematics in contemporary consciousness
Objectivations of the spirit
Representative forms
Representative function & expressive value
To interpret and to understand
The act of interpretation as a triadic process
Inversion of the creative process and transposition into one another subjectivity
The directives of interpretation: the canon of the hermeneutical autonomy of the object
The canon of the coherence of meanings (the principle of totality)
Analogy and integrative development
Canon of the actuality of understanding
Vital rapport with the subject-matter & the direction of the inquiry
Is it possible to achieve the objectivity of the historical phenomena?
The function of sensibility for the values proper of the historian: the value-relating interpretation
The answer to the proposed historical question
Meaning of a historical phenomenon and its significance in the present
Dialog and monolog
Historical interpretation and attribution of an eschatological meaning
The risk of the denial of objectivity
Theological hermeneutics and demythologizing of the kerygma
Recent turn toward the historicity of understanding
The prejudices as the conditions of the understanding
Existential foundation of the hermeneutic circle
The problem of the correctness of the understanding
Historical understanding as mediation of past and the present
Claim of a practical application of interpretation
The mentioned claim is justified only if the interpretation is normatively oriented
Canon of the hermeneutical correspondence of meaning (adequation of meaning in understanding)
The character as a work of historical forms of life proposes a problematics of the higher grade
The technical morphologic interpretation in rapport to the prospected problems of formation
Context of meanings & styles as products of the autonomy of the spiritual human faculties.
"Routledge Focus" -- taken from front cover.
"A GlassHouse Book" -- title page.
Originally published in German by J.C.B.Mohr, 1962.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Electronic reproduction. London Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on April 21, 2021).

Emilio Betti: A Short Bibliography

Some Untidy Reflections on Betti-Gadamer Debate

Lars Vinx

Editorial Preface

Giorgio A. Pinton

1. Hermeneutical Problematics in Contemporary Consciousness

2. Objectivations of the Spirit

3. Representative Forms

4. Representative Function & Expressive Value

5. To Interpret and to Understand

6. The Act of Interpretation as a Triadic Process

7. Inversion of the Creative Process and Transposition into one another Subjectivity

8. The Directives of Interpretation: The Canon of the Hermeneutical Autonomy of the Object

9. The Canon of the Coherence of Meanings (The Principle of Totality)

10. Analogy and Integrative Development

11. Canon of the Actuality of Understanding

12. Vital Rapport with the Subject-Matter & the Direction of the Inquiry

13. Is it possible to Achieve the Objectivity of the Historical Phenomena?

14. The Function of Sensibility for the Values proper of the Historian: The Value-relating Interpretation

15. The Answer to the Proposed Historical Question

16. Meaning of a Historical Phenomenon and its Significance in the Present

17. Dialog and Monolog

18. Historical Interpretation and Attribution of an Eschatological Meaning

19. The Risk of the Denial of Objectivity

20. Theological Hermeneutics and Demythologizing of the Kerygma

21. Recent Turn toward the Historicity of Understanding

22. The Prejudices as the Conditions of the Understanding

23. Existential Foundation of the Hermeneutic Circle

24. The Problem of the Correctness of the Understanding

25. Historical Understanding as Mediation of Past and the Present

26. Claim of a Practical Application of Interpretation

27. The Mentioned Claim is Justified only if the Interpretation is Normatively Oriented

28. Canon of the Hermeneutical Correspondence of Meaning (Adequation of Meaning in Understanding)

29. The Character as a Work of Historical Forms of Life Proposes a Problematics of the Higher Grade

30. The Technical Morphologic Interpretation in rapport to the Prospected Problems of Formation

31. Context of Meanings & Styles as Products of the Autonomy of the Spiritual Human Faculties





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