Between Affectivity and Initiative: The Anthropological Bases of a Hermeneutical Ethics

Vinicio Busacchi

Abstract


By following Ricœur’s perspective, this article aims to develop a reflection around the anthropological bases of ethics, or even, around an anthropological-hermeneutical conception of ethics. The author starts from an analysis of the key notions of affectivity and initiative to demonstrate how personal identity is formed via a hermeneutic course of emancipation as an ethical challenge. The capacity to become a person characterises Ricœur’s view on the human being. The person is the product of a process, within a difficult and contradictory dialectic between different instances.


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NBN: http://nbn.depositolegale.it/urn%3Anbn%3Ait%3Aunica-26001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13125/CH/4187

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