202719 VO Hermeneutics

winter semester 2019/2020 | Last update: 09.09.2019 Place course on memo list
VO Hermeneutics
VO 2
not applicable

Introduction to the theoretical reflection of the methods and conditions of understanding.

History of hermeneutics, understanding and explanation, Heidegger and the hermeneutic circle, Hans-Georg Gadamer’s hermeneutics, different forms of understanding.

Lecture and discussion.

One Essay and final written exam.

E. Coreth, Grundlagen der Hermeneutik. Ein philosophischer Beitrag, Freiburg 1969.
J. Grondin, Hermeneutik, Göttingen 2009.
M. Jung, Hermeneutik zur Einführung, Hamburg 2012.


This course is organized in cooperation with the Philosophisch-Theologische Hochschule Brixen. Please note that for admission you have to be a registered student of the Philosophisch-Theologische Hochschule Brixen (incl. tuition fee), additionally to the admission requirements of the University of Innsbruck. More information on the admission in Brixen: http://www.hs-itb.it/de/hochschulstudium/philosophie-studieren-in-brixen.html.

als Block, Philosophisch-Theologische Hochschule Brixen