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Overview

Incredible originality of thought in areas as vast as phenomenology, religion, hermeneutics, psychoanalysis, intersubjectivity, language, Marxism, and structuralism has made Paul Ricoeur one of the philosophical giants of the twentieth century. The way in which Ricoeur approaches these themes makes his works relevant to the reader today: he writes with honesty and depth of insight into the core of a problem, and his ability to mark for future thought the very path of philosophical inquiry is nearly unmatched. The Conflict of Interpretations brings together twenty-two later essays by Ricoeur under the topics of structuralism, psychoanalysis, hermeneutics and phenomenology, the symbolism of evil, and religion and faith. Those interested in Ricoeur's development of the philosophy of language will find rich and suggestive reading. But the diversity of essays also reaches beyond the confines of philosophy to linguistics, theology, psychology, and psychoanalysis. This volume and the other new editions of Ricoeur's texts published by Northwestern University Press have joined the canon of contemporary continental philosophy and continue to contribute to emergent discussions in the twenty-first century.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780810123977
  • Publisher: Northwestern University Press
  • Publication date: 10/16/2006
  • Series: SPEP
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 544
  • Sales rank: 930,111
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author


Paul Ricoeur (1913-) is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the University of Chicago and Dean of the Faculty of Letters and Human Sciences at the University of Paris X, Nanterre. One of the foremost contemporary French philosophers, his work is particularly concerned with symbolism, the creation of meaning and the interpretation of texts.

Don Ihde is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at Stony Brook University. He is the author of numerous books, including Postphenomenology: Essays in the Postmodern Context, published by Northwestern University Press.

Bernard P. Dauenhauer is a professor emiritus of philosophy at the University of Georgia. Among his several books are The Politics of Hope and Silence, the Phenomenon and Its Ontological Significance.

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Table of Contents

Foreword to the New Edition
Editor's Introduction
Existence and Hermeneutics
     translated by Kathleen McLaughlin

I. Hermeneutics and Structuralism

Structure and Hermeneutics
    translated by Kathleen McLaughlin

The Problem of Double Meaning as Hermeneutic Problem and as Semantic Problem
    translated by Kathleen McLaughlin

Structure, Word, Event
    translated by Robert Sweeney

II. Hermeneutics and Psychoanalysis

Consciousness and the Unconscious
     translated by Willis Domingo

Psychoanalysis and the Movement of Contemporary Culture
     translated by Willis Domingo

A Philosophical Interpretation of Freud
     translated by Willis Domingo

Technique and Nontechnique in Interpretation
     translated by Willis Domingo

Art and Freudian Systematics
    translated by Willis Domingo

III. Hermeneutics and Phenomenology

Nabert on Act and Sign
     translated by Peter McCormick

Heidegger and the Question of the Subject

The Question of the Subject: The Challenge of Semiology
     translated by Kathleen McLaughlin

IV. The Symbolism of Evil Interpreted

"Original Sin": A Study in Meaning
    translated by Peter McCormick

The Hermeneutics of Symbols and Philosophical Reflection: I
    translated by Denis Savage

The Hermeneutics of Symbols and Philosophical Reflection: II
    translated by Charles Freilich

The Demythologization of Accusation
    translated by Peter McCormick

Interpretation of the Myth of Punishment
    translated by Robert Sweeney

V. Religion and Faith

Preface to Bultmann
   translated by Peter McCormick

Freedom in the Light of Hope
   translated by Robert Sweeney

Guilt, Ethics, and Religion

Religion, Atheism, and Faith
   translated by Charles Freilich

Fatherhood: From Phantasm to Symbol
   translated by Robert Sweeney

Bibliography
Index

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