GRONDIN, Jean

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Jean Grondin (PhD Tübingen) is professor at the Philosophy Department of the Université de Montréal. A world-renowned specialist of hermeneutics (his Einführung in die philosophische Hermeneutik, Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, Darmstadt, 1991 has been translated in 13 languages) and of Gadamer, of which he is the biographer (Hans-Georg Gadamer. A Biography, Yale University Press, 2003), he has published numerous books on German philosophy, the history of metaphysics, phenomenology, the philosophy of religion and the question of the meaning of life, including : Kant et le problème de la philosophie : l'a priori (Vrin, 1989), Introduction to philosophical Hermeneutics (Yale UP, 1994); Sources of Hermeneutics (SUNY Press, 1995); Introduction to Hans-Georg Gadamer (Acumen, 2002); Le tournant herméneutique de la phénoménologie (PUF, 2003); Du sens de la vie (Bellarmin, 2003), Introduction to Metaphysics (Columbia UP 2011); L¹herméneutique (« Que sais-je? », 2006); La philosophie de la religion (« Que sais-je? », 2009). He has also translated five books of Gadamer into french. Doctor honoris causa from the University of Tucumán (Argentina). Killam Fellow and Member of the Royal Society of Canada.

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