ON Better Understanding: Schleiermacher and Gadamer as the Center

@inproceedings{Zhang2003ONBU,
  title={ON Better Understanding: Schleiermacher and Gadamer as the Center},
  author={Qiang Zhang},
  year={2003}
}
Schleiermacher argues that the task of hermeneutics is to understand the text authors words as well as the author or even better than the author. He claims that reconstruction is the means to put the interpreter and the author at the same level and grasp the authors unconsciousness. Gadamer holds the view that understanding is mutual and by means of hermeneutics and the fusion of horizon, illustrates the interpreters understanding of the text, and claims that the difference of understanding… CONTINUE READING

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