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2004 Spring Offering in Japanese Aesthetics

In this seminar we will examine the impact of Heidegger's and Gadamer's hermeneutics on the aesthetics of twentieth-century Japanese thinkers.

Japanese C190/C290
Seminar:  The Japanese Philosophy of Art
Spring 2004
10:00-12:50 W
Michael F. Marra

We will be reading the following texts:

  • Jean Grondin, Sources of Hermeneutics. Albany: Suny, 1995
  • Martin Heidegger, Introduction to Metaphysics. Trans. by Gregory Fried and Richard Polt. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2000
  • Martin Heidegger, Holderlin's Hymn 'The Ister.' Trans. by William McNeill and Julia Davis. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1996
  • Hans-Georg Gadamer, Truth and Method. Trans. by Joel Weinsheimer and Donald G. Marshall. New York: Crossroad, 1992
  • Kuki Shuzo, Iki no Kozo. Edited by Fujita Masakatsu. Kodansha Gakujutsu Bunko 1627 Y800. Tokyo: Kodansha, 2003
  • Kuwako Toshio, Kansei no Tetsugaku. NHK Books 914. Tokyo: Nihon Hoso Shuppan Kyokai, 2001
  • Tanaka Kyubun, Nihon no Tetsugaku o Yomitoku: Mu no Jidai o Ikinuku Tame ni. Chikuma Shinsho 269. Tokyo: Chikuma Shobo, 2000

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