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Paul Ricoeur
February 27, 1913 - May 20, 2005
Nationality: French
Category: Philosopher
Subcategory: French Philosopher

The Law is one aspect of a much more concrete and encompassing relation than the relation between commanding and obeying that characterizes the imperative.


The text is a limited field of possible constructions.


On a cosmic scale, our life is insignificant, yet this brief period when we appear in the world is the time in which all meaningful questions arise.


Testimony demands to be interpreted because of the dialectic of meaning and event that traverses it.


It is always possible to argue against an interpretation, to confront interpretations, to arbitrate between them and to seek for an agreement, even if this agreement remains beyond our reach.


Myth expresses in terms of the world - that is, of the other world or the second world - the understanding that man has of himself in relation to the foundation and the limit of his existence.


Hope, insofar as it is hope of resurrection, is the living contradiction of what it proceeds from and what is placed under the sign of the Cross and death.


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