Ethical Hermeneutics: Rationalist Enrique Dussel's Philosophy of Liberation / Edition 1

Ethical Hermeneutics: Rationalist Enrique Dussel's Philosophy of Liberation / Edition 1

by Michael Barber
     
 

ISBN-10: 0823217043

ISBN-13: 9780823217045

Pub. Date: 01/01/1998

Publisher: Fordham University Press

The essence of Dussel's thought is presented through the concept of ethical hermeneuticswhich seeks to interpret reality from the viewpoint of what Emmanuel Levinas presents as the other- those who are vanquished, forgotten, or excluded from existent socio-political or cultural systems. Barber traces Dussel's development toward Levinas' philosophy through his

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The essence of Dussel's thought is presented through the concept of ethical hermeneuticswhich seeks to interpret reality from the viewpoint of what Emmanuel Levinas presents as the other- those who are vanquished, forgotten, or excluded from existent socio-political or cultural systems. Barber traces Dussel's development toward Levinas' philosophy through his discussion of the Hegelian dialectic and through the stages of Dussel's own ethical theory.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780823217045
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
Publication date:
01/01/1998
Series:
Perspectives in Continental Philosophy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 5.60(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
1Emmanuel Levinas's Phenomenology and the Allegiance to Reason1
2Dussel's Philosophy of Liberation: Discovery and Integration of Levinas's Thought18
3Overcoming Levinas: Analectical Method and Ethical Hermeneutics50
4Ethical Hermeneutics: History, Economics, and Theology82
5Rationality in Dussel: The American Critics113
6Rationality in Dussel: The Critique of Karl-Otto Apel127
Bibliography161
Index175

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