Hans-Georg Gadamer (1900-2002). (in Memoriam)

  title={Hans-Georg Gadamer (1900-2002). (in Memoriam)},
  author={Daniel O. Dahlstrom},
On March 14, 2002, Hans-Georg Gadamer died in Heidelberg, the city that feted him on his one hundredth birthday two years earlier and the site of the university where he was active for over forty years, from the time he succeeded to Karl Jaspers's chair in 1949 until long after formal retirement in 1968. Born in Marburg on February 11, 1900, the son of a professor of pharmaceutical chemistry, Gadamer grew up in Breslau (today: Wroclaw). After a year at the University of Breslau where he was… CONTINUE READING