Oneself as Another

Paperback | January 1, 1995

byPaul Ricoeur

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Paul Ricoeur has been hailed as one of the most important thinkers of the century. Oneself as Another, the clearest account of his "philosophical ethics," substantiates this position and lays the groundwork for a metaphysics of morals.

Focusing on the concept of personal identity, Ricoeur develops a hermeneutics of the self that charts its epistemological path and ontological status.

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Paul Ricoeur has been hailed as one of the most important thinkers of the century. Oneself as Another, the clearest account of his "philosophical ethics", substantiates this position and lays the groundwork for a metaphysics of morals. Focusing on the concept of personal identity, Ricoeur develops a hermeneutics of the self that charts...

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Paul Ricoeur has been hailed as one of the most important thinkers of the century. Oneself as Another, the clearest account of his "philosophical ethics," substantiates this position and lays the groundwork for a metaphysics of morals.Focusing on the concept of personal identity, Ricoeur develops a hermeneutics of the self that charts ...

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Paul Ricoeur has been hailed as one of the most important thinkers of the century. Oneself as Another, the clearest account of his "philosophical ethics", substantiates this position and lays the groundwork for a metaphysics of morals. Focusing on the concept of personal identity, Ricoeur develops a hermeneutics of the self that charts...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:374 pages, 9 × 6 × 1 inPublished:January 1, 1995Publisher:University Of Chicago Press

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ISBN - 10:0226713296

ISBN - 13:9780226713298

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction: The Question of Selfhood
"Person" and Identifying Reference: A Semantic Approach
Utterance and the Speaking Subject: A Pragmatic Approach
An Agentless Semantics of Action
From Action to the Agent
Personal Identity and Narrative Identity
The Self and Narrative Identity
The Self and the Ethical Aim
The Self and the Moral Norm
The Self and Practical Wisdom: Conviction
What Ontology in View?
Index

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Paul Ricoeur has been hailed as one of the most important thinkers of the century. Oneself as Another, the clearest account of his "philosophical ethics", substantiates this position and lays the groundwork for a metaphysics of morals. Focusing on the concept of personal identity, Ricoeur develops a hermeneutics of the self that charts its epistemological path and ontological status.