A series of occasional sessions at the Divinity School to commemorate the centenary of Paul Ricoeur’s birth. To attempt to capture something of his unique intellectual spirit, the sessions aim to think with Ricoeur toward an enhanced understanding of religion via the themes of ethics, philosophy, and culture.
Sponsored by the France Chicago Center and the Martin Marty Center at the University of Chicago Divinity School.
Paul Ricoeur: Retrospect and Prospect II (Philosophy)
October 14, 2014
Francoise Dastur, Professor Emeritus, the The University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis
and Ryan Coyne, University of Chicago
Paul Ricoeur: Retrospect and Prospect III (Culture)
January 9, 2015
Pamela Anderson, Reader in Philosophy of Religion, University of Oxford; Fellow in Philosophy & Christian Ethics, Regent's Park College.
and Richard A. Rosengarten, University of Chicago
Session One: Paul Ricoeur: Retrospect and Prospect I (Ethics)
Sunday, October 27, 2013
Chair: Richard A. Rosengarten, Associate Professor of Religion and Literature
Catherine Chalier, Professeure de philosophie, Université Paris Ouest Nanterre
“Paul Ricoeur and Emmanuel Levinas: Self-respect or the dignity of being elected?”
William Schweiker, Edward L. Ryerson Distinguished Service Professor of Theological Ethics and Director of the Martin Marty Center for the Advanced Study of Religion
“Groundwork for the Hermeneutics of Morals: Paul Ricoeur and the Future of Ethics”
Sponsored by the France Chicago Center and the Martin Marty Center at the University of Chicago Divinity School