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Gianni Vattimo and Robert T. Valgenti

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780231166966

Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: September 2016

DOI: 10.7312/columbia/9780231166966.001.0001

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The Temptation of Realism

The Temptation of Realism

(p.67) 4 The Temptation of Realism
Of Reality

Gianni Vattimo

, Robert T. Valgenti
Columbia University Press

Vattimo discusses our societal desire to embrace the current reality of the world, neglecting historical interpretation and future possibility.

Keywords:   Hermeneutics, Nihilism, Heidegger

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