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Paul Ricoeur's Profile

Brief about Paul Ricoeur: By info that we know Paul Ricoeur was born at 1913-02-27. And also Paul Ricoeur is French Philosopher.

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The narrative constructs the identity of the character, what can be called his or her narrative identity, in constructing that of the story told. It is the identity of the story that makes the identity of the character.

Tags: Character, Her, Makes

There is no shorter path for joining a neutral existential anthropology, according to philosophy, with the existential decision before God, according to the Bible.

Tags: Decision, God, Philosophy

On a cosmic scale, our life is insignificant, yet this brief period when we appear in the world is the time in which all meaningful questions arise.

Tags: Life, Questions, Time

The logic of validation allows us to move between the two limits of dogmatism and skepticism.

Tags: Between, Logic, Move

The moral law commands us to make the highest possible good in a world the final object of all our conduct.

Tags: Good, Law, Moral

But myth is something else than an explanation of the world, of history, and of destiny.

Tags: Destiny, Else, History

Man is this plural and collective unity in which the unity of destination and the differences of destinies are to be understood through each other.

Tags: Collective, Understood, Unity

So long as the New Testament served to decipher the Old, it was taken as an absolute norm.

Tags: Norm, Old, Taken

For my own part, I abandon the ethics of duty to the Hegelian critique with no regrets; it would appear to me, indeed, to have been correctly characterized by Hegel as an abstract thought, as a thought of understanding.

Tags: Ethics, Regrets, Thought

Although there has always been a hermeneutic problem in Christianity, the hermeneutic question today seems to us a new one.

Tags: Problem, Question, Today

If it is true that there is always more than one way of construing a text, it is not true that all interpretations are equal.

Tags: Equal, Text, True

If the Resurrection is resurrection from the dead, all hope and freedom are in spite of death.

Tags: Death, Freedom, Hope

Narrative identity takes part in the story's movement, in the dialectic between order and disorder.

Tags: Between, Order, Story

Testimony demands to be interpreted because of the dialectic of meaning and event that traverses it.

Tags: Event, Meaning, Testimony

Testimony gives something to be interpreted.

Tags: Gives, Testimony

The text is a limited field of possible constructions.

Tags: Limited, Possible, Text

There has always been a hermeneutic problem in Christianity because Christianity proceeds from a proclamation.

Tags: Problem, Proceeds

This is perhaps the most profound meaning of the book of Job, the best example of wisdom.

Tags: Best, Job, Wisdom

What must be the nature of the world... if human beings are able to introduce changes into it?

Tags: Able, Human, Nature

Wisdom finds its literary expression in wisdom literature.

Tags: Expression, Literature, Wisdom
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