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K filozoficko-historickým aspektům vztahu českého strukturalismu a hermeneutického myšlení

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Title in English Philosophical and Historical Dimensions of the Relations Between Czech Structuralism and Hermeneutical Thought

HROCH Jaroslav

Year of publication 2006
Type Article in Proceedings
Conference Český strukturalismus po poststrukturalismu
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Faculty of Arts

Field Philosophy and religion
Keywords Czech structuralism; hermeneutics; W. von Humboldt; inner form; W. Dilthey; H.-G. Gadamer; understanding; process character of the work of art; K. Kosík; H.-G. Gadamer; Gebilde; structure; inner form; Ereignis;
Description This essay analyzes and compares the substantional principles of the Czech structuralism and German hermeneutics reflected from the historical point of view. According to the author of this article Wilhelm von Humboldt anticipated Mukařovskýs theory of structure by his energetic conception of inner form of language in the teleologically structured flow of speech conceived as the inner power within a human historical being. As far as German hermeneutical philosopher Wilhelm Dilthey is concerned, he conceives his concept of understanding (comprehension) as the creative, intelectual reproduction of structured wholes. Diltheys conception of comprehending philosophy has also influenced the first structural conception of psycholopgy in Czechoslovakia (M. Rostohar). In the article there is also shown that the Czech philosopher Karel Kosík in his book The Dialectics of the Concrete (1963) evolved his basis thesis about the historical and process character of the work of art. The second half of this essay is devoted to the historical and structural elements in the conception of the work of art by H.-G. Gadamer. These historical-processual and structural elements are reflected by Gadamer in his conception of Gebilde. In the view of the author of this essay Gadamers category of Gebilde is connected with the hermeneutical-historical category of Ereignis - an event when the work of art appropriates us into itself.
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