Refreshingly clear and impressively comprehensive, this is the essential guide to one of the most wide-ranging and influential thinkers alive today. In Paul Ricoeur Karl Simms: details Ricoeur's most significant contributions to contemporary critical thought provides an intellectual context to his key ideas explores the debate around his work on good and evil, psychoanalysis, metaphor, narrative, politics and justice suggests the continuing relevance of Ricoeur's thought and examines the increasing interest in his work across a range of disciplines. This handy volume also includes a guide to further reading, which offers advice on Ricoeur's publications and relevant secondary texts.
Karl Simms is Director of the English-Philosophy joint programme at the University of Liverpool and a lecturer in English Language and Literature. He is the editor of Ethics and the Subject (1997), Language and the Subject (1997) and Translating Sensitive Texts (1997).