Hans-Georg Gadamer

Hans-Georg Gadamer

German philosopher
History does not belong to us; we belong to it.More Hans-Georg Gadamer quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The process of translating comprises in its essence the whole secret of human understanding of the world and of social communication.More Hans-Georg Gadamer quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
From Gadamer I learned that to understand a given thinker requires one to presuppose that he is right.More Hans-Georg Gadamer quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The hermeneutic consciousness, which must be awakened and kept awake, recognized that in the age of science philosophy's claim of superiority has something chimerical and unreal about it. But though the will of man is more than ever intensifying its criticism of what has gone before to the point of becoming utopian or eschatological consciousness, the hermeneutic consciousness seeks to confront that will with something of the truth of remembrance: with what is still and ever again real.More Hans-Georg Gadamer quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
All cities we have visited are precincts in this metropolis of the mind.More Hans-Georg Gadamer quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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