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Author Carter, James, 1984- author.

Title Ricoeur on moral religion : a hermeneutics of ethical life / James Carter.

Publication Info. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014.

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Edition First edition.
Description 1 online resource
Series Oxford theology and religion monographs
Oxford theology and religion monographs.
Note Title from PDF title page (viewed on Aug. 12, 2014).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents ""Cover""; ""Ricoeur on Moral Religion""; ""Copyright""; ""Contents""; ""Abbreviations and References""; ""1 Ricoeur�s Architectonic of Moral Religion""; ""1 Ricoeur�s Hermeneutics of Ethical Life""; ""1.1 Opening Remarks""; ""1.2 The Aims of the Book""; ""1.3 The Claims of the Book""; ""2 The Later Ricoeur�s �Religion� of Human Capability""; ""2.1 The Later Ricoeur""; ""2.2 The Capable Human""; ""2.3 Human Capacities""; ""2.4 The Ground of Being""; ""2.5 Ricoeur�s �philosophical theology�""; ""3 Ricoeur�s Architectonic""; ""3.1 Spinoza, Aristotle, Kant""
""3.2 Hermeneutics of Ethical Life""""3.3 Moral Religion""; ""2 Reading Religion as Metaphysical Life in Spinoza""; ""1 Introduction""; ""2 Core Concepts for Religion as Metaphysical Life""; ""2.1 Substance or God""; ""2.2 God or Nature""; ""3 Conatus and Ethical Life""; ""3.1 Rational Striving""; ""3.2 Understanding Life""; ""3.3 Ethical Life""; ""4 Spinoza in the Later Ricoeur""; ""5 Spinoza and Kant""; ""5.1 Freedom""; ""5.2 The Individual""; ""5.3 Ethology""; ""6 Coda: Reading Philosophy""; ""3 Reading Religion as Anthropological Life in Aristotle""; ""1 Aristotle�s Anthropology""
""2 The Pursuit of the Good Life in Aristotle""""2.1 Eudaimonia: The Good Life""; ""2.2 Orexis: (Rational) Desire""; ""3 The Good Life in Aristotle""; ""3.1 The Good Life and Human Capacities""; ""3.2 The Fragility of the Good Life and the Vulnerability of Human Capacities""; ""4 Friendship in Aristotle and Ricoeur""; ""4.1 Friendship, Ethics, and the Good Life""; ""4.2 Friendship and the Vulnerable Human in Aristotle and Ricoeur""; ""4 Reading Religion as Moral Life in Kant""; ""1 The Categorical Imperative""; ""2 Radical Evil""; ""2.1 The Human Will""; ""2.2 The Propensity to Evil""
""3 Kantian Virtue""""4 Kant�s Humanity""; ""4.1 The Strenuous Way of Virtue""; ""4.2 �Original Innocence�""; ""4.3 Kant and Rousseau: Unsociable Sociability""; ""5 Kant�s Moral Religion""; ""5.1 The Moral Law Within""; ""5.2 Historical Religions and Moral Religion""; ""5.3 Hope in the Common Rational Pursuit of the Good Life""; ""6 Kant�s Place in Ricoeur�s Architectonic""; ""6.1 Spinoza and Kant""; ""6.2 Aristotle and Kant""; ""5 The Reflexive Autonomy of Ricoeur""; ""1 Introduction""; ""1.1 Reflexive Autonomy: Ricoeur�s �ethical vision of the world�""
""1.2 From Reflexive Philosophy to Moral Religion: A Sketch""""2 Ricoeur�s Hermeneutics of Selfhood""; ""2.1 The Detour of Reflection by Way of a Hermeneutical Analysis""; ""2.2 The Dialectic of idem and ipse""; ""2.3 Attesting to Oneself Inasmuch as Other""; ""2.4 Capability, Self-Esteem, and Solicitude: A Tripartite Dialectic""; ""3 Ricoeur�s Post-Hegelian Kantian Hermeneutics""; ""3.1 Hermeneutics and Metaphysics""; ""3.2 Ricoeur�s post-Hegelian Return to Kant""; ""3.3 Ricoeur�s Hermeneutics: post-Hegelian or post-Kantian?""; ""4 Autonomy and the Reflexive Self""
Summary This text examines the distinctive and significant contribution of the great French philosopher, Paul Ricoeur to contemporary debates in ethics and philosophy of religion. James Carter argues that Ricoeur's later writings in particular offer a vision of ethical life that can be understood as a moral religion.
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Subject Ricœur, Paul -- Criticism and interpretation.
Philosophy and religion.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Other Form: Print version: Carter, James. Ricoeur on moral religion : a hermeneutics of ethical life. Oxford, England : Oxford University Press, ©2014 xxii, 169 pages Oxford theology and religion monographs. 9780198717157
ISBN 9780191026683 (electronic bk.)
0191026689 (electronic bk.)