Rudolf A. Makkreel
Charles Howard Candler
Department of Philosophy
561 S. Kilgo Circle
Atlanta, GA 30322
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PhD, Columbia University, 1966
Research: German philosophy
since Kant with special emphasis on hermeneutics,
aesthetics, phenomenology, and philosophy of history.
Publications: Author of Dilthey, Philosopher of
the Human Studies (Princeton 1975, 1992); Imagination
and Interpretation in Kant: The Hermeneutical Import
of the "Critique of Judgment" (Chicago, 1995). Co-Editor
of a multi-volume translation of Dilthey's Selected
Works with Princeton UP (Volume 1: Introduction to the Human Sciences, Volume 2: Understanding the Human World, Volume 3: The Formation of the Historical World in the Human Sciences, Volume 4: Hermeneutics and the Study of History, Volume 5: Poetry and Experience) and of Dilthey and Phenomenology (University Press of America, 1987); The Ethics of History (Northwestern,
2004). Neo-Kantianism in Contemporary Philosophy (Indiana, 2010); Recent Contributions to Dilthey's Philosophy of the Human Sciences (fromann-holzboog, 2011). Currently at work on a book entitled Interpretation, Judgment and Critique: An Orientational Hermeneutics.
Fellowships and Honors: Journal of the History of Philosophy,
Book Review Editor (1981-83), Editor (1983-98), President of
Board (1998-present); Alexander von Humboldt Fellow; Grants
from the National Endowment for the Humanities, DAAD, Thyssen
Foundation, and Volkswagen Foundation.