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.
Read or Download Ricoeur and Lacan (Bloomsbury Studies in Continental Philosophy) PDF
Similar History Surveys books
A range of the writings through the German thinker Immanuel Kant which include his critique of natural cause, his letter to Marcus Herz and his proposal for a common historical past from a worldly viewpoint.
During this quantity Martin Heidegger confronts the philosophical difficulties of language and starts to spread the that means begind his recognized and little understood word "Language is the home of Being. "The "Dialogue on Language," among Heidegger and a eastern good friend, including the 4 lectures that keep on with, current Heidegger's valuable rules at the foundation, nature, and importance of language.
In a booklet that blends anecdote with research, Kathleen corridor Jamieson--author of the award-winning Packaging the Presidency--offers a perceptive and sometimes annoying account of the transformation of political speechmaking. Jamieson addresses such basic concerns approximately public talking as what skills and strategies differentiate eloquent audio system from non-eloquent audio system.
Rationalism, Platonism and God contains 3 major papers on Descartes, Spinoza and Leibniz, with broad responses. It presents an important contribution to the exploration of the typical floor of the nice early-modern Rationalist theories, and an exam of the ways that the mainstream Platonic culture permeates those theories.
Additional info for Ricoeur and Lacan (Bloomsbury Studies in Continental Philosophy)