Abstract
In this article, I examine various aspects of the application of Heidegger's motif of interpretative articulation (the core phenomenological motif of existential analytic) to the constitutional analysis of meaningful objects in scientific research that are contextually ready-to-hand. It is my contention that not only the concepts of the ?fore-structure of understanding? and the ?as-structure of interpretation?, but also the extended concepts of the ?hermeneutic fore-structure of meaning constitution? and ?characteristic hermeneutic situation? are the keys to understanding the interpretative nature of scientific research. The paper applies the constitutional analysis of hermeneutic phenomenology to several phenomena of scientific research?constitution of meaningful objects, situational fulfilment of a domain's general project, production of a domain's thematically given objects, implementation of readable technologies to what is contextually ready-to-hand, reading hypothetical theoretical objects, and exegetical textualizing within interrelated practices. The study is supplied with exemplary illustrations from enzymology and biochemistry. The correlation between a domain's interpretative articulation and the appropriation of research possibilities within the research everydayness is addressed. Special attention is paid to the belief in and reading of intracellular enzymes as hypothetical theoretical objects
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories (categorize this paper)
DOI 10.1080/02698595.2012.748498
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 68,944
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

Being and Time.Ronald W. Hepburn - 1964 - Philosophical Quarterly 14 (56):276.

View all 27 references / Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

Textualising Beyond Rorty's Textualism.Dimitri Ginev - 2014 - South African Journal of Philosophy 33 (3):285-296.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

On the Hermeneutic Fore-Structure of Scientific Research.Dimitri Ginev - 1999 - Continental Philosophy Review 32 (2):143-168.
Science Teaching as Educational Interrogation of Scientific Research.Dimitri Ginev - 2013 - Educational Philosophy and Theory 45 (5):584-597.
Searching for a (Post)Foundational Approach to Philosophy of Science: Part I. [REVIEW]Dimitri Ginev - 2001 - Journal for General Philosophy of Science / Zeitschrift für Allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie 32 (1):27-37.
The Natural Ontological Attitude in a Hermeneutic Context.Dimitri Ginev - 2012 - Studia Philosophica Estonica 5 (1):17-43.
The Hermeneutic Circle Versus Dialogue.Georgia Warnke - 2011 - Review of Metaphysics 65 (1):91-112.
The Scope and Multidimensionality of the Scientific Realism Debate.Howard Sankey & Dimitri Ginev - 2011 - Journal for General Philosophy of Science / Zeitschrift für Allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie 42 (2):263-283.
Thingly Hermeneutics/Technoconstructions.Don Ihde - 1997 - Man and World 30 (3):369-381.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2013-11-22

Total views
25 ( #452,813 of 2,498,154 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
1 ( #427,476 of 2,498,154 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes