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Diacronia 12, December 27, 2020, A168 (1–11)https://doi.org/10.17684/i12A168en

From noematology to hermeneutics. Nicolae I. Apostolescu’s perspective

Cristinel Munteanu

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Faculty of Communication and International Relations, “Danubius” University, Bd. Galați 3, 800654 Galați, Romania

History

Received October 17, 2020
Accepted November 13, 2020
Published December 27, 2020

Key words

noematology
hermeneutics
sense
folk etymology
text linguistics

Abstract

In this article I will analyse the contribution of Nicolae I. Apostolescu, one of B.P. Hasdeu’s disciples, who (in his study, Language and its Social Manifestations) resumes his magister’s discussion about noematology and enlarges its sphere, directing it to a kind of “hermeneutics of sense”, appliable to both revealing the (hidden) meaning in art in general, and to etymological explanations (in order to clarify, for instance, the way in which folk etymologies appear, when the speaker makes certain connections, understands the situations which motivate certain significations in a specific way etc.). On this occasion, I will try to demonstrate that N.I. Apostolescu deserves to be considered an important forerunner of the Romanian hermeneutical research.

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    Text:Munteanu, C. (2020). From noematology to hermeneutics. Nicolae I. Apostolescu’s perspective, Diacronia 12 (December 27), A168 (1–11), https://doi.org/10.17684/i12A168en
    BibTeX:@ARTICLE{munteanu2020,
     author = {Cristinel Munteanu},
     title = {From noematology to hermeneutics. Nicolae I. Apostolescu’s perspective},
     journal = {Diacronia},
     ISSN = {2393-1140},
     year = {2020},
     month = {December},
     number = {12},
     eid = {A168},
     doi = {https://doi.org/10.17684/i12A168en},
     pages = "(1–11)",
     url = {https://www.diacronia.ro/journal/issue/12/A168/en}
    }

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