Hermeneutical crisis as rethinking the humanities: the question of the trace – traces of the past, cortical traces

International Journal of Philosophy and Theology 75 (2):142-151 (2014)
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In this article, I would like to highlight Ricoeur’s manner of rethinking the humanities, by focusing on a particular case, namely his hermeneutical reading of the question of trace. Taking into consideration two different contexts: historiography and the cognitive sciences, I will show that the very notion of trace is the limit-notion that induces a hermeneutical crisis at the core of the historiography as well as at the centre of the cognitive science.



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