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Karl Simms

Full Name: Karl Simms
Number of Works: 5
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ISBN: 0415236371, 9780415236379
Keywords: ricoeur, paul
Pages: 200
Published: 2002
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0826477968, 9780826477965
Keywords: lacan, ricoeur
Pages: 192
Published: 2007
  • Rating: 100%

This is the first comparative study of the work of the philosopher Paul Ricoeur and the psychoanalayst Jacques Lacan. The book explores the conflict between the two thinkers that arose from their differing views of ethics: Ricoeur's universalist stance drew on a phenomenological reading of Kant, whereas Lacan's was a relativist position, derived from a psychoanalytic reading of Freud and de Sade. Ricoeur and Lacan gives a full critical overview of the work of both figures, tracing the origins and development of their principal ideas, and identifying key similarities and differences. Not only a
ISBN: 9042002700, 9789042002708
Keywords: texts, sensitive, translating
Pages: 342
Published: 1997

This volume brings together twenty-two of the world's leading translation and interpreting theorists, to address the issue of sensitivity in translation. Whether in novels or legal documents, the Bible or travel brochures, in translating ancient texts or providing simultaneous interpretation, sensitive subject-matter, contentious modes of expression and the sensibilities of the target audience are the biggest obstacles to acceptance of the translator's work. The contributors bring to bear a wide variety of approaches - generative, cognitive, lexical and functional - in confronting this problem