Ricur, Paul,

The symbolism of evil / [print] Paul Ricoeur ; translated from the French by Emerson Buchanan. - Boston : Beacon Press, [(c)1969. - 362 pages ; 21 cm. - Beacon paperback Ariadne ; 18 .

"An Ariadne book."

Includes bibliographical references.

Phenomenology of "confession" ; Defilement Sin Guilt Recapitulation of the symbolism of evil in the concept of the servile will The "myths" of the beginning and of the end The symbolic function of myths The drama of creation and the "ritual" vision of the world The wicked god and the "tragic" vision of existence The "Adamic" myth and the "eschatological" vision of history The myth of the exiled soul and salvation through knowledge The cycle of the myths The symbol gives rise to thought.

Translation of La symbolique du mal, the 2d part of Finitude et culpabilite, published as volume 2 of the author's Philosophie de la volonte.

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Good and evil.

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