Making Sense of the Social: Hermeneutics and Social Philosophy

Gonçalo Marcelo

Abstract


This paper aims to rationnally reconstruct a project of social philosophy in Paul Ricoeur. It argues that there is an intrinsic connection between hermeneutics and social philosophy, and that Ricoeurian hermeneutics is well suited to provide the interpretative background in which the emancipatory interest of social philosophy can successfuly unfold.

Keywords


Hermeneutics, Social Philosophy, Ricoeur, Honneth, Walzer

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5195/errs.2012.131

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