Paul Ricoeur

[Revised entry by David Pellauer and Bernard Dauenhauer on June 3, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Paul Ricoeur (1913 - 2005) was a distinguished French philosopher of the twentieth
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[Revised entry by David Pellauer and Bernard Dauenhauer on June 3, 2016. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Paul Ricoeur (1913 - 2005) was a distinguished French philosopher of the twentieth century, one whose work has been widely translated and discussed across the world. In addition to his academic work, his public presence as a social and political commentator, particularly in France, led to a square in Paris being named in his honor on the centenary of his birth in 2013. In the course of his long career he wrote on a broad range of issues. In addition to his many books, Ricoeur published more than 500 essays, many of which appear in...

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