The Ontological Pre-Conditions of Understanding and the Formation of Meaning
Modern phenomenology finds an ally and accomplice in hermeneutics, which helps to supplement and unfold its postulates and basic principles. Hermeneutics, in its turn, has a lot in common with phenomenology. Thus, gravitating toward each other, they form a certain sphere of problems, the center of which constitutes the questions of experience and understanding, meaning-bestowal, and the existence of meaning in the cultural and historical process. The question of understanding and meaning requires a clear understanding of their entity, their ontological conditions. Where does meaning come from and why, what is the basis of understanding, what defines them, how are they defined, or, are they perhaps self-defined? — these are the questions that I have been trying to solve, and to which this paper is devoted.
KeywordsOntological Condition Human Spirit Transcendental Phenomenology Aesthetic Sense Soviet Philosopher
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