The Aesthetics of Autonomy: Ricoeur and Sartre on Emancipation, Authenticity, and Selfhood

Sartre and Ric/ur have never been compared in detail before, as hermeneutics and existentialism have been wrongly pitted against each other. The Aesthetics of Autonomy demonstrates that an existential hermeneutics overcomes the respective limitations of each philosopher and gives us the necessary tools of seeking autonomy in an age of uncertainty, which is the globalized world.