Dr Joel C Weinsheimer

Contact Me

weins001@umn.edu


Affiliations
Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • Ph.D.: English, Ohio University , 1973.

Specialties

  • late 18th-century literature
  • Samuel Johnson
  • Jane Austen
  • literary theory
  • hermeneutics of Gadmamer and Heidegger
Courses Taught
  • EngL 5151 - The 18th-century British Novel
  • Johnson
  • Gadamer
  • EngL 8050 - Interdisciplinary Hermeneutics
  • Literary Theory
  • Teaching Practicum
  • British Literature Survey
  • Restoration and 18th-century
  • EngL 3671 - The Novel
  • EngL 3711 - Classics of Literary Criticism
  • Introduction to Literature
  • Introduction to Modern Fiction
  • Introduction to Literary Theory
  • History of Criticism
Publications
  • The Middle Voice in Gadamer's Hermeneutics: Weinsheimer, Joel, Journal of Religion, 2007.
  • "Charity Militant: Toward a Post-Critical Hermeneutics.": Weinsheimer, Joel, Literature and Historical Tradition., 54 , 2005.
  • Feminist Interpretations of Hans-Georg Gadamer: Weinsheimer, Joel, University of Toronto Quarterly, 74 , 2004/2005.
  • "Teaching and/or Research: Gadamerian Reflections on a Pseudo-Dilemma.": Weinsheimer, Joel, Renascence, 55 , 2004.
  • "Meaningless Hermeneutics?" Gadamer's Repercussions. Weinsheimer, Joel, Berkeley: University of California Press, Author, 2004.
  • Jean Grondin: Weinsheimer, Joel, Yale University Press, Hans-Georg Gadamer: A Biography, 2003.
  • Untimely Ripped. Weinsheimer, Joel, Author's Choice, Author, 2001.
  • The Humanities in Dispute: A Dialogue in Letters. Weinsheimer, Joel, Ronald Sousa, Purdue University Press, Co-Author, 1998.
  • Eighteenth-Century Hermeneutics: Philosophy of Interpretation in England from Locke to Burke. Weinsheimer, Joel, Yale University Press, 1993.
  • Yale Studies in Hermeneutics. Weinsheimer, Joel, Yale University Press, Editor, 1992.