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The Disciplines of Interpretation : Lessing, Herder, Schlegel and Hermeneutics in Germany 1750-1800 - Robert S. Leventhal

The Disciplines of Interpretation

Lessing, Herder, Schlegel and Hermeneutics in Germany 1750-1800

Hardcover Published: 1st December 1994
ISBN: 9783110144246
Number Of Pages: 362
For Ages: 22+ years old

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Writing the Emergence of Hermeneuticsp. 1
Semiotic Interpretationp. 35
The Sign and Discoursep. 42
Semiotic Interpretation-Theoryp. 45
The Invisible Author and the Transparent Bookp. 52
Knowledge and Scholarly Disciplines in the German Enlightenmentp. 57
Enlightenment Interpretation vs. Critical Hermeneuticsp. 62
Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: The Critical Breakthroughp. 69
The Critical Strategy of the Fragmentenstreitp. 75
The Structure of Dialogue in Lessing's Ernst and Falkp. 80
Transcription, or the Interpretation of Antiquityp. 86
Death - The Body - Writing: Rhetorical Circumventionp. 92
The Parable as Performance: Interpretation, Cultural Transmission, and Political Strategy in Lessing's "Nathan der Weise"p. 107
The Politics of Interpretationp. 110
Losing Ground, or Automatic vs. Manual Transmissionp. 114
An Ethics of Reading: The Moral is the Politicalp. 119
Iridescent Structure: The Form of the Parablep. 129
Hermeneutic Complicityp. 134
Critical Realism and its Discontentsp. 136
Towards a Textual Hermeneutic in the Writing of Johann Gottfried Herderp. 140
Structure and Reflexivity: Language as Textp. 144
Small Sciencep. 163
The Self and the Other: The Structure of the Interpretive Subjectp. 178
Interpretive Reading and the Hermeneutics of Textsp. 186
Discourse-Analytical Remarks on Herder's Concept of Sciencep. 205
Herder's Critique of Wissenschaftp. 207
The Asymmetrical Influence of Reciprocityp. 214
Excursion: Nine Theses on Johann Gottfried Herderp. 230
The Emergence of Philological Discourse in the German States 1770-1810p. 235
The Political Dimensions of Language Theory around 1770p. 243
The Institution of Philology: Organization, Practice, and Politics of the Gottingen Seminar under Heynep. 249
The Transformation of Philologyp. 255
Friedrich Schlegel's Hermeneutic Philology and the Eclipse of Aesthetic Culturep. 258
Difference and Modernityp. 261
The "Example," or Historicizing Kantp. 266
Towards a Hermeneutic Philology: "Zur Philologie I and II" (1797)p. 280
Philology and the Eclipse of the Aestheticp. 295
Conclusion: On Incomprehensibilityp. 299
Bibliographyp. 321
Indexp. 345
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ISBN: 9783110144246
ISBN-10: 3110144247
Series: Veroffentlichung der Arbeitsstelle Fur die Erforschung der G
Audience: General
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 362
Published: 1st December 1994
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.32 x 16.2  x 2.29
Weight (kg): 0.63