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A Passion for the Possible : Thinking With Paul Ricoeur (Hardcover)

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Paul Ricoeur''s entire philosophical project narrates a passion for the possibleexpressed in the hope that in spite of death, closure, and sedimentation, life is opened by superabundance, by how the world gives us much more than is possible. Ricoeur''s philosophical anthropology is a phenomenology of human capacity, which gives onto the groundless ground of human being, namely, God. Thus the story of the capable man, beginning with original goodness held captive by a servile will and ending with the possibility of liberation and regeneration of the heart, underpins his passion for the more than possible. The essays in this volume trace the fluid movement between phenomenological and religious descriptions of the capable self that emerges across Ricoeur''s oeuvre and establish points of connection for future developments that might draw inspiration from this body of thought.

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Publisher Fordham Univ Pr
Mfg Part# 9780823232925
SKU 213648060
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0823232921
Release Date 7/15/2010
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0231
Publisher Fordham University Press
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