De la pulsión a la solicitud por el otro: Bases antropológicas para la “pequeña ética” de Ricœur

Marie-France Begué


The intention of this work is to trace in the most archaic human condition the anthropological roots that justify the foundation of an ethics, as conceived by Paul Ricœur in his book Oneself as Another. To do this, first I will try to expose the route that the creative image follows from its genesis in drives to its full semantics in the symbol, according to the dialogue that the author engaged with Freud in his work Freud and Philosophy based on his hermeneutic concerns. Second, considering a critical remark that Ricœur makes about Freud, I will explore the intentional orientation towards “the good life”, whose reflexive sense, “self-esteem”, integrates the symbolic dimension of action and sets the basis for the realization (épanouissement) of the human person.


Pulsion, Désir, Représentation, Image, Symbole, Estime de soi


Copyright (c) 2011 Marie-France Begué

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