Hans-Georg GadamerHans-Georg Gadamer
- March 13
) was a German
philosopher best known for his 1960
work on epistemology and the scientific method
, Truth and Method
(Wahrheit und Methode
). Gadamer was influenced greatly by the works of Wilhelm Dilthey, and Martin Heidegger
(with whom he studied). Gadamer is also noted for his debates with fellow philosopher Jürgen Habermas
. He was born in Marburg
, Germany, and died in Heidelberg
- Nothing exists except through language.
- I basically only read books that are over 2,000 years old.