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Paul Ricoeur and Contemporary Moral Thought - William Schweiker

Paul Ricoeur and Contemporary Moral Thought

By: William Schweiker (Editor), John Wall (Editor), David Hall (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 14th June 2002
ISBN: 9780415938433
Number Of Pages: 296

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Here, some of the most influential thinkers in theological and philosophical ethics develop new directions for research in contemporary moral thought. Taking as their starting point Ricoeur's recent work on moral anthropology, the contributors set a vital agenda for future conversations about ethics and just community.

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..."an impressive edition that contributes not only to our understanding of Ricooeur's work but also to contemporary debates in normative philosophy." -Journal of the American Academy of Religion

Introduction: Human Capability and Contemporary Moral Thoughtp. 1
Ricoeur's Reclamation of Autonomy: Unity, Plurality, and Totalityp. 15
Narrative Ethics and Moral Law in Ricoeurp. 32
Moral Meaning: Beyond the Good and the Rightp. 47
Antigone, Psyche, and the Ethics of Female Selfhood: A Feminist Conversation with Paul Ricoeur's Theories of Self-Making in Oneself as Anotherp. 64
The Summoned Self: Ethics and Hermeneutics in Paul Ricoeur in Dialogue with Emmanuel Levinasp. 80
Searching for a Heart of Gold: A Ricoeurian Meditation on Moral Striving and the Power of Religious Discoursep. 97
Starry Heavens and Moral Worth: Hope and Responsibility in the Structure of Theological Ethicsp. 117
The Site of Christian Ethics: Love and Justice in the Work of Paul Ricoeurp. 143
Veils and Kingdoms: A Ricoeurian Metaphorics of Love and Justicep. 164
Jacques Derrida, Paul Ricoeur, and the Marginalization of Christianity: Can the God of Presence Be Saved?p. 187
Ethics and Public Life: A Critical Tribute to Paul Ricoeurp. 213
Ricoeur and the Tasks of Citizenshipp. 233
Ricoeur and Practical Theologyp. 251
Ricoeur on Tragedy: Teleology, Deontology, and Phronesisp. 264
Conclusion: Ethics and Human Capability: A Responsep. 279
Contributorsp. 291
Index of Namesp. 292
Index of Subjectsp. 294
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ISBN: 9780415938433
ISBN-10: 0415938430
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 296
Published: 14th June 2002
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 16.51  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.67
Edition Number: 1