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E Aparke tes Filosofias - Hans-Georg Gadamer

In his only book-length work on Pre-Socratic philosophy, Gadamer undertakes an extended philological and philosophical exploration of the beginnings of Greek philosophy, which also represents the beginning of Western culture. A theme that, in his own words “touches on current problems of our own culture, which finds itself not only in a phase of radical change but also one of uncertainty and lack of self-assurance”. These beginnings were open to infinite developments and directions, and only in the course of time took on a particular orientation, just as a young person starts in life with a feeling of uncertainty but also in excitement at the chances lying ahead. A stimulating discourse on human thought, in short easy-to-read chapters based on Gadamer’s lectures and revised by himself.
pp. 128
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Hans Georg Gadamer (Marburg 1900) is considered one of the most important contemporary philosophers. He owes his fame to Wahrheit und Methode, now considered a classic, in which he set out the philosophy of hermeneutics and opened new perspectives in today's culture and thought. Hans Georg Gadamer died in March 2002 aged almost 102 years.

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