Selected Publications on European and Comparative Philosophy

Hermeneutics: Dilthey and Heidegger

Eric S. Nelson


 Wilhelm Dilthey

[link] Language, Psychology, and the Feeling of Life in Kant and Dilthey. In: F. Schalow and R. Velkley, eds., The Linguistic Dimension of Kant’s Thought: Historical and Critical Essays (Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2014), 263-287.
[link] Impure Phenomenology: Dilthey, Epistemology, and the Task of Interpretive Psychology. Studia Phaenomenologica, vol. 10, 2010, 19-44.
[link] Interpreting Practice: Epistemology, Hermeneutics, and Historical Life in Dilthey. Idealistic Studies, 38:1-2, 2008: 105-122.

[pdf] Empiricism, Facticity, and the Immanence of Life in Dilthey. Pli: Warwick Journal of Philosophy, Vol.18, Superior Empiricism (2007): 108-128.

[pdf] Disturbing Truth: Art, Finitude, and the Human Sciences in Dilthey. theory@buffalo, Vol. 11: Aesthetics and Finitude ( 2007), 121-142.

[pdf] Review of Wilhelm Dilthey: Selected Works, Volume II: Understanding the Human World(Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2010). Human Studies, 34: 4, November 2011, 471-474.

[pdf] Review of Wilhelm Dilthey, The Formation of the Historical World in the Human Sciences. Edited by Rudolf A. Makkreel and Frithjof Rodi. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2002. Journal of the History of Philosophy 42.1 (2004) 113-115.

Dilthey - Heidegger - Georg Misch

[pdf in German] Dilthey, Heidegger und die Hermeneutik des faktischen Lebens. Gunter Scholtz (ed.), Diltheys Werk und seine Wirkung (Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2013).

[link] Heidegger, Misch, and the Origins of Philosophy. Journal of Chinese Philosophy, 39, Supplemental Issue, 2012, 10-30.

[pdf] The World Picture and its Conflict in Dilthey and Heidegger. Humana.Mente: Journal of Philosophical Studies, 2011, Vol. 18, 19–38.


Martin Heidegger

[pdf in Chinese]  科技和道:布伯、海德格尔和道家 ("Technology and the Way: Buber, Heidegger and Daoism").    《 长白学刊》,2014年第1期,第5-12页 (Changbai Journal, No.1, 2014, 5-12).
[link] Demystifying Experience: Nothingness and Sacredness in Heidegger and Chan Buddhism. Angelaki, Volume 17, number 3, September 2012, 65-77.

[pdf] Individuation, Responsiveness, Translation: Heidegger’s Ethics. Heidegger, Translation, and the Task of Thinking: Essays in Honor of Parvis Emad, ed. Frank Schalow (Springer, 2011)

[pdf] François Raffoul and Eric S. Nelson, Introduction. Rethinking Facticity (Albany: SUNY Press, 2008).

[pdf in German] Die formale Anzeige der Faktizität als Frage der Logik. Heidegger und die Logik, Ed. Alfred Denker and Holger Zaborowski (Editions Rodopi BV, 2006).

Responding to Heaven and Earth: Daoism, Heidegger and Ecology. Environmental Philosophy, Vol. 1, No. 2, Fall 2004, pp. 65-74.

Questioning Practice: Heidegger, Historicity, and the Hermeneutics of Facticity. Philosophy Today 44, 2001 (SPEP Supplement 2000): pp. 150-159.

[link] Review of Lin Ma, Heidegger on East-West Dialogue: Anticipating the Event (Routledge, 2008) NDPR 2009.03.35

[htm] Review of Steven Galt Crowell, Husserl, Heidegger, and the Space of Meaning: Paths toward Transcendental Philosophy (Northwestern University Press, 2001). Philosophy in Review, Vol. XIII, 3, June 2003, pages 171-173.