Ricoeur and the Post-Structuralists: Bourdieu, Derrida, Deleuze, Foucault, Castoriadis

2015.03.37 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Johann Michel, Ricoeur and the Post-Structuralists: Bourdieu, Derrida, Deleuze, Foucault, Castoriadis, Scott Davidson (tr.),
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2015.03.37 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Johann Michel, Ricoeur and the Post-Structuralists: Bourdieu, Derrida, Deleuze, Foucault, Castoriadis, Scott Davidson (tr.), Rowman and Littlefield, 2015, 160pp., $32.95 (pbk), ISBN 9781783480951. Reviewed by Reviewed by Sebastian Purcell, SUNY Cortland Johann Michel's superb, timely, and scholarly book addresses the whole body of Paul Ricoeur's hermeneutic philosophy. It suggests not only the reasons Ricoeur's philosophy should be understood as a sort of post-structuralism, but also why it fares better than its competitors on a broad range of topics fundamental to philosophy, including accounts of meaning, truth, ethics and justice. It should be of interest for all who make use of the work of Pierre Bourdieu, Jacques Derrida, Gilles Deleuze, Michel Foucault, or Cornelius Castoriadis, since Michel makes his case relative to each of these thinkers. The presentation is helped throughout by a readable and. . .

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