The Gadamer Dictionary
is a comprehensive and accessible guide to the world of Hans-Georg Gadamer. Meticulously researched and extensively cross-referenced, this unique book covers all his major works, ideas and influences and provides a firm grounding in the central themes of Gadamers thought. Students will discover a wealth of useful information, analysis and criticism. A-Z entries include clear definitions of all the key terms used in Gadamers writings and detailed synopses of his key works, including his magnum opus, Truth and Method. The Dictionary also includes entries on Gadamers major philosophical influences, from Plato to Heidegger, and his contemporaries, including Derrida and Habermas. It covers everything that is essential to a sound understanding of Gadamers 'philosophical hermeneutics, offering clear and accessible explanations of often complex terminology. The Gadamer Dictionary
is the ideal resource for anyone reading or studying Gadamer or Modern European Philosophy more generally. '[This book] offers lucid and thorough explications of key Sartrean concepts and even phrases, and it contains revealing accounts of the numerous thinkers and writers who influenced Sartre...This book will open doors.' David Pugmire, Department of Philosophy, University of Southampton, UK Combining a translation manual for Sartre's idiosyncratic terminology with summaries of his central works, this book will prove a key reference work for students of his philosophy, his fiction, and his wide range of other writings.
Jonathan Webber, University of Bristol author of "The Existentialism of Jean-Paul Sartre"
Introduction; A-Z Dictionary; Guide to Further Reading; Index.