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Paul Ricoeur and Contemporary Moral Thought





ISBN 9780415866866
Published April 27, 2016 by Routledge
256 Pages

 
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Here, some of the most influential thinkers in theological and philosophical ethics develop new directions for research in contemporary moral thought. Taking as their starting point Ricoeur's recent work on moral anthropology, the contributors set a vital agenda for future conversations about ethics and just community.

Table of Contents

Preface -- Introduction: Human Capability and Contemporary Moral Thought /John Wall, William Schweiker, and W. David Hall -- Part I: Moral Selfhood, the Good, and the Right -- Chapter 1 RICOEUR’S RECLAMATION OF AUTONOMY: UNITY, PLURALITY, AND TOTALITY /Pamela Sue Anderson -- Chapter 2 NARRATIVE ETHICS AND MORAL LAW IN RICOEUR /Peter Kemp -- Chapter 3 MORAL MEANING: BEYOND THE GOOD AND THE RIGHT /John Wall -- Chapter 4 ANTIGONE, PSYCHE, AND THE ETHICS OF FEMALE SELFHOOD: A FEMINIST CONVERSATION WITH PAUL RICOEUR’S THEORIES OF SELF-MAKING IN ONESELF AS ANOTHER /Helen M. Buss -- Chapter 5 THE SUMMONED SELF: ETHICS AND HERMENEUTICS IN PAUL RICOEUR IN DIALOGUE WITH EMMANUEL LEVINAS /Mark I. Wallace -- Part II: Moral Meanings, Human Fallibility, and Theological Ethics -- Chapter 6 SEARCHING FOR A HEART OF GOLD: A RICOEURIAN MEDITATION ON MORAL STRIVING AND THE POWER OF RELIGIOUS DISCOURSE /David E. Kubmm -- Chapter 7 STARRY HEAVENS AND MORAL WORTH: HOPE AND RESPONSIBILITY IN THE STRUCTURE OF THEOLOGICAL ETHICS /William Schweiker -- Chapter 8 THE SITE OF CHRISTIAN ETHICS: LOVE AND JUSTICE IN THE WORK OF PAUL RICOEUR /W. David Hall -- Chapter 9 VEILS AND KINGDOMS: A RICOEURIAN METAPHORICS OF LOVE AND JUSTICE /Glenn Whitehouse -- Chapter 10 JACQUES DERRIDA, PAUL RICOEUR, AND THE MARGINALIZATION OF CHRISTIANITY: CAN THE GOD OF PRESENCE BE SAVED? /Linda M. MacCammon -- Part HI: Moral Practice, Responsible Citizenship, and Social Justice -- Chapter 11 ETHICS AND PUBLIC LIFE: A CRITICAL TRIBUTE TO PAUL RICOEUR /Fred Dallmayr -- Chapter 12 RICOEUR AND THE TASKS OF CITIZENSHIP /Bernard P. Dauenhauer -- Chapter 13 RICOEUR AND PRACTICAL THEOLOGY /Don Browning -- Chapter 14 RICOEUR ON TRAGEDY: TELEOLOGY, DEONTOLOGY, AND PHRONESIS /Martha C. N ussbaum -- Conclusion -- ETHICS AND HUMAN CAPABILITY: A RESPONSE /Paul Ricoeur -- Contributors -- Index of Names -- Index of Subjects..

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Biography

John Wall is assistant professor of religion at Rutgers University, Camden. William Schweiker is professor of theological ethics in the Divinity School at the University of Chicago. W. David Hall is visiting assistant professor of religious and philosophical ethics at DePaul University.

Reviews

"...an impressive edition that contributes not only to our understanding of Ricooeur's work but also to contemporary debates in normative philosophy." -- Journal of the American Academy of Religion