The end of modernity : nihilism and hermeneutics in postmodern culture (Book, 1988) [WorldCat.org]
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The end of modernity : nihilism and hermeneutics in postmodern culture

Author: Gianni Vattimo; Jon R Snyder
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1988.
Series: Parallax (Baltimore, Md.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Aeo New in paperback, this is a major contribution to the highly topical post--modernity debates. aeo Gianni Vattimo is the leading Italian philosopher of post--modernism, and an expert on Nietzsche, Heidegger and Gadamer. aeo Vattimo presents a distinct philosophical position based on his well--known notion of 'weak thoughta .
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gianni Vattimo; Jon R Snyder
ISBN: 0801834449 9780801834448 0745604536 9780745604534 0745609716 9780745609713 0801843170 9780801843174
OCLC Number: 18069671
Notes: Translation of: La fine della modernità.
Description: lviii, 190 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Nihilism as destiny: An apology for nihilism --
The crisis of humanism --
pt. 2. The truth of art: The death or decline of art --
The shattering of the poetic word --
Ornament/monument --
The structure of artistic revolutions --
pt. 3. The end of modernity: Hermeneutics and nihilism --
Truth and rhetoric in hermeneutic ontology --
Hermeneutics and anthropology --
Nihilism and the post-modern in philosophy.
Series Title: Parallax (Baltimore, Md.)
Other Titles: Fine della modernità.
Responsibility: Gianni Vattimo ; translated and with an introduction by Jon R. Snyder.
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