Traduire le passé: Enjeux et défis d’une opération historiographique

Paul Marinescu


The aim of this article is to think about possible connections between the hermeneutics of history and the theory of translation, as they were elaborated upon, outlined, perhaps even suggested by Paul Ricœur, taking as its point of departure the question of the translation of the past. This would establish whether the phrase “translation of the past” – that we find in his article of 1998 entitled, "La marque du passé" – could form the title of a coherent programme of a Ricoeurian hermeneutics of history or whether it would remain at the level of metaphors that invite an easy conceptual vagueness.


Ricœur, Translation, Past, History, Hermeneutics


Copyright (c) 2015 Paul Marinescu

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