Scheler, Heidegger and the Hermeneutics of Value
Keywords:hermeneutics, value, givenness, Scheler, Heidegger
In this paper, the author examines two different phenomenological frameworks for values: Heideggerâ€™s hermeneutic phenomenology and Schelerâ€™s phenomenology. Given the popularity of hermeneutic phenomenology inspired by Heideggerâ€™s efforts, the author openly questions if values can be accommodated in that framework. The author suggests that those paying attention to the lived-experience of values consider Schelerâ€™s phenomenology of value as a more refined alternative to make sense of value-experience and cultural practices more generally.
Ethics, Givenness, Heidegger, Scheler, Value
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