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By Karl Simms

This is the 1st comparative learn of the paintings of the thinker Paul Ricoeur and the psychoanalayst Jacques Lacan. The e-book explores the clash among the 2 thinkers that arose from their differing perspectives of ethics: Ricoeur's universalist stance drew on a phenomenological studying of Kant, while Lacan's was once a relativist place, derived from a psychoanalytic studying of Freud and de Sade. Ricoeur and Lacan offers an entire serious review of the paintings of either figures, tracing the origins and improvement in their crucial rules, and determining key similarities and alterations. not just a necessary and unique addition to the literature on significant thinkers, Ricoeur and Lacan can also be a major examine of latest Continental ethics.

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