by Richard E. Palmer (and others)
Emeritus Professor of Philosophy and Religion
Scholar in Residence
MacMurray College
Jacksonville, Illinois



In the above photo taken by Etsuro Makita Hans-Georg Gadamer is shown on the left and Richard Palmer is on the right. Richard Palmer has studied with Hans-Georg Gadamer for a total of four years. The contact started in 1965 and has continued until Gadamer's death in 2002. In 1999 Palmer retired from MacMurray College to devote himself to translating and writing about the works and hermeneutical philosophy of Hans-Georg Gadamer.
bulletAdditional photos of Richard Palmer and Gadamer

Picture of Hans-Georg Gadamer with Jürgen Habermas.


bulletAdditional photos of Jürgen Habermas and Gadamer


Picture of Hans-Georg Gadamer.

Picture of Hans-Georg Gadamer with William John Richardson (Boston College), Istvan Feher (Hungry), and Etsuro Makita (Science University of Tokyo).




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There is an eleventh volume, published separately, but also available in paperback.




Contact information:

Title and mailing address:

Philosopher in Residence
Box 1085
MacMurray College
447 East College Avenue
Jacksonville, IL 62650-2510

Office Location:

Norris Academic Bldg., Room 402
446 East State Street

MacMurray College
Jacksonville, IL 62650

Phone: 217-479-7092 Fax: 217-479-7086


Links to Other Pages in this Website

Richard Palmer Home Page




"How Hans-Georg Gadamer offers openings to postmodern perspective"  

On the Liminality of Hermes  

Hermeneutics Compendium

On the Scope of Hermeneutics

On Hermeneutics and Postmodernity

Biographical data

Retirement dinner photos

Photos of R. Palmer relatives

Photos of Palmer & Gadamer Photos of Habermas & Gadamer


Last Update May 29, 2001