Ricoeur, Hermeneutics, and Globalization (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
152
Utgivningsdatum
2011-11-03
Förlag
Continuum Publishing Corporation
Medarbetare
Kristensson Uggla, Bengt
Illustrationer
black & white illustrations
Dimensioner
220 x 140 x 10 mm
Vikt
190 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
22:B&W 5.5 x 8.5 in or 216 x 140 mm (Demy 8vo) Perfect Bound on White w/Gloss Lam
ISBN
9781441171948
Ricoeur, Hermeneutics, and Globalization (häftad)

Ricoeur, Hermeneutics, and Globalization

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Ricoeur, Hermeneutics and Globalization explores the philosophical resources provided by Paul Ricoeur's hermeneutics in dealing with the challenges of a world framed by globalization. Bengt Kristensson Uggla's reflections start from an understanding of globalization as an 'age of hermeneutics', linking the seldom related problematic of globalization with hermeneutics through Ricoeur's concept of interpretation. The book proceeds to embrace lifelong learning as the emerging new life script of the globalized knowledge economy, the post-national 'memory wars' generated by the celebration of national anniversaries, and the need for orientation in a post-modern world order. The author argues that Ricoeur's hermeneutics provide intellectual resources of extraordinary importance in coping with some of the most important challenges in the contemporary world.
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"Bengt Kristensson Uggla has written a most fascinating book, clear and substantial, about the importance of the French philosopher Paul Ricoeur. The book explains why his theory of hermeneutics reaches far beyond his own intentions and gives us a better understanding of human life, culture and the world -permitting us to transform the clash of civilizations into a conflict of interpretations." -- Peter Kemp, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, University of Aarhus, Denmark, President of the XXII World Congress of Philosophy (Seoul 2008)

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Bengt Kristensson Uggla is Amos Anderson Professor of Philosophy, Culture and Management at Abo Akademi University in Finland.

Innehållsförteckning

Introduction: Paul Ricoeur and the Future of Hermeneutics; 1. 'As Books Should be Read': Philosophy of Action and the Death of the Author; 2. Hermeneutics and Globalization: What is Hermeneutics Today; 3. Who is the Lifelong Learner?: Globalization, Lifelong Learning and Hermeneutics; 4. Memory Politics: Philosophical Reflections on Memory and Forgetting in Sweden and Finland; 5. Nowhere is Always Now and Here: Tradition, Modernity, Postmodernity and the Metamorphosis of Hermeneutics; References; Bibliography; Index.