By Franklin C. West

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ISBN-13: 9780871691644

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There also there is no universal language; nevertheless anyone seems capable of learning an additional language, that of a neighboring or distant country. We have always translated: traders, explorers, diplomats, spies, under the supervision of bilinguals, always knew to clear the linguistic barrier by the practice of a foreign language. Indeed, is it not with something similar to this linguistic hospitality that we achieve a gradual understanding of religious beliefs we call foreign, and in general, an understanding of convictions of all kinds, of which the exploration of religious beliefs constitutes only one chapter?

The idea of a struggle for recognition is at the heart of modern social relations. The myth of the state of nature accords to competition, to defiance, to the arrogant affirmation of solitary glory, the role of foundation and of origin. In this war of all against all, the fear of violent death would reign supreme. This pessimism concerning the ground of human nature goes hand-in-hand with praise of the absolute power of a sovereign who remains outside the contract of submission made by citizens delivered from fear.

Ricoeur’s work in this area contributes to philosophical work in other areas as well. ’’ Thus, Ricoeur’s philosophy of narrative helps us to think through a variety of ethical problems, including the issue of global and cosmopolitan justice. Together, the essays in this collection illustrate the remarkable fecundity of Ricoeur’s thought. Our contributors have been inspired by both the diversity of his work—which can be seen in the ‘‘occasional’’ nature of his thinking pointed out by David Pellauer and in the pattern of ‘‘detour and return’’ that fascinates Boyd Blundell—and, paradoxically, by its persistent attention to the themes of subjectivity, identity, capability, evil, and forgiveness.

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