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Conclusion

Alison Scott-Baumann

Alison Scott-Baumann is Professor of Society and Belief in the Centre of Islamic Studies in the Near and Middle East Department at SOAS. Her work has two interrelated and also distinct research strands; social justice and philosophy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ricœur and the Hermeneutics of Suspicion

Continuum, 2009

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...Marx, Freud and Nietzsche gave us new interpretative powers, yet they are powers based on doubt about the concept of self, so how can we, ourselves, understand who we are? Their ideas were useful to many philosophers in France...

Living the Pyrrhonian Way

Science, Politics, and Ontology of Life-Philosophy

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...An earlier version was read to a symposium on my own work at the University of Liverpool in September 2010: I am grateful to my auditors, especially Sam Clark, Daniel Hill, Michael McGhee, John Skorupski, and Panayiota Vassilopoulou.What...

Introduction

Alison Scott-Baumann

Alison Scott-Baumann is Professor of Society and Belief in the Centre of Islamic Studies in the Near and Middle East Department at SOAS. Her work has two interrelated and also distinct research strands; social justice and philosophy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ricœur and the Hermeneutics of Suspicion

Continuum, 2009

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...The writing of this book was prompted by my interest in the work of Paul Ricœur and by the intriguing discrepancies surrounding the term ‘hermeneutics of suspicion’: it is often used in isolation from his work, mostly attributed...
...Introduction: Environmental philosophy and the question of identification When Arne Naess developed Deep Ecology, his main aim was to argue for the intrinsic value of natural beings and the environment as such: for a farsighted...

The Importance of Descartes

Gail Linsenbard

Gail Linsenbard teaches philosophy at New York University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Starting with Sartre

Continuum, 2010

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...Therefore it can only be through Nothingness that Being resists God. Which is just how Descartes understood things. There must be a continual creation, otherwise the Being of the world would collapse into Nothingness. Nothingness...

Ricœur’s hermeneutics I: the archaeology of suspicion

Alison Scott-Baumann

Alison Scott-Baumann is Professor of Society and Belief in the Centre of Islamic Studies in the Near and Middle East Department at SOAS. Her work has two interrelated and also distinct research strands; social justice and philosophy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ricœur and the Hermeneutics of Suspicion

Continuum, 2009

eBook

...In just over twenty years, Europe went from the debilitating Second World War, (1939-1945) to May 1968, when students enjoyed the privilege of becoming suspicious of academic knowledge and marched through the streets of Paris in triumphant...

Cartesian doubt

Alison Scott-Baumann

Alison Scott-Baumann is Professor of Society and Belief in the Centre of Islamic Studies in the Near and Middle East Department at SOAS. Her work has two interrelated and also distinct research strands; social justice and philosophy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ricœur and the Hermeneutics of Suspicion

Continuum, 2009

eBook

...As a teenager Paul Ricœur began his intellectual journey, which was to last over seventy years, by focusing on human perception and its relationship with ethical behaviour: how does what we perceive affect what we believe and vice versa...

On the use and abuse of the term ‘hermeneutics of suspicion’

Alison Scott-Baumann

Alison Scott-Baumann is Professor of Society and Belief in the Centre of Islamic Studies in the Near and Middle East Department at SOAS. Her work has two interrelated and also distinct research strands; social justice and philosophy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ricœur and the Hermeneutics of Suspicion

Continuum, 2009

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...The phrase ‘hermeneutics of suspicion’ is often used in philosophy, theology and literature, yet frequently misunderstood: it is usually mistakenly attributed to Ricœur’s book on Freud and seen as almost synonymous with the phrase ‘masters...