Before the encounter in 1981 between Hans-Georg Gadamer and Jacques
Derrida, there had been virtually nor confrontation or dialogue
between hermeneutics in Germany and post-structuralism in France,
nor has there been since then. Part I of this book makes available
for the first time in English the complete texts of the encounter
at the Goethe Institute in Paris. This exchange raised such issues
as Gadamer's relation to psychoanalytic interpretation,... more...