The modern rationalistic hermeneutics. Towards the origins of semiotics and criticism

Abstract

The paper presents little-known views on the principles and goals of hermeneutics in the 17th and 18th centuries. The main attention is focused on the two tends of this herme-neutics: semiotic (Dannhauer, Leibniz, Meier) and critical (Spinoza, Chladny, Ernesti). The paper analyzes the role of the rationalistic idea of hermeneutica generalis for the transition from rhetorical hermeneutics of the 16th century towards methodical hermeneu-tics of the 19th century. It also discusses the views of that time on the relations between the objective truth of text and the author’s intention.

Author Biography

Andriy Bogachov, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv
PhD in philosophy, Associate professor of the Philosophical Department

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Published
2011-12-16
How to Cite
Bogachov, A. (2011). The modern rationalistic hermeneutics. Towards the origins of semiotics and criticism. Sententiae, 25(2), 27-41. https://doi.org/10.22240/sent25.02.027
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