“Language and Silence: A Discussion Between Gadamer and Cioran on the Prerequisite of Language in Human Being” (Brendan Dean)

Abstract: Language plays a focal point in Gadamerian hermeneutics, allowing human beings the ability to gain an understanding of reality through the linguistic interpretative process. Yet the status that he grants language must be questioned with regard to ourexperience with the world before an acceptance of his hermeneutical human ontology.Such a questioning can be posed by Cioran, who relegates language to a human constructthat impedes us from contacting reality. By placing these two thinkers next… Continue lendo “Language and Silence: A Discussion Between Gadamer and Cioran on the Prerequisite of Language in Human Being” (Brendan Dean)