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Lost confidence and human capability : a hermeneutic phenomenology of the gendered, yet capable subject

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In this contribution to Text Matters, I would like to introduce gender into my feminist response to Paul Ricoeur’s hermeneutic phenomenology of the capable subject. The aim is to make, phenomenologically speaking, “visible” the gendering of this subject in a hermeneutic problematic: that of a subject’s loss of confidence in her own ability to understand herself. Ricoeurian hermeneutics enables us to elucidate the generally hidden dimensions in a phenomenology of lost self-confiden...

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10.2478/texmat-2014-0003

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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Regent's Park College
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Walter de Gruyter GmbH Publisher's website
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Text Matters Journal website
Volume:
4
Issue:
4
Pages:
31-52
Publication date:
2014-11-01
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2084-574X
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English
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2015-01-06

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