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The Hermeneutics of the Background

(Original title: Hermeneutika pozadia)
Filozofia, 49 (1994), 2, 65-71.
Type of work: Papers
Publication language: Slovak

The aim of the paper is to analyse Heidegger's conception of understanding as a constitutive moment of the being of „Dasein“. The attention is paid to the structure of anticipation as a core of the phenomenon of understanding. The last part of the paper deals with the relation of understanding to the theoretical attitude. Understanding is seen as a background which makes the explanation possible.

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