Oneself as Another
ISBN: 0226713296
EAN13: 9780226713298
Language: English
Pages: 374
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 9.00" L x 6.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Book Overview
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.
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover 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.