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VELEZ UPEGUI, Mauricio. On Understanding. Co-herencia [online]. 2011, vol.8, n.15, pp. 145-184. ISSN 1794-5887.
Given the fact that the word "Understanding has become to be part of the philosophical vocabulary of our times, this article pretends to develop a theoretical reflection about how such concept has achieve conceptual status in four German authors, namely, Dilthey, Husserl, Heidegger y Gadamer. The differences between them on his conceptions will be also presented and two point of concurrence will be tried to sustain, namely, the fact that his respective meditations goes against the tradition of thought behind them, and the fact that each one of this, in his ways, cannot avoid to imply the phenomena of language at the time while consider the human phenomena of understanding.
Keywords : Understanding; positivism; human sciences; phenomenology and truth.