Date of Award

Fall 2003

Document Type

Dissertation - Restricted

Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)



First Advisor

Vandevelde, Pol

Second Advisor

Hinze, Bradford

Third Advisor

Anderson, Thomas


The primary thesis of this dissertation is that Paul Ricoeur's narrative hermeneutics is a development of Hans-Georg Gadamer's philosophical hermeneutics. In particular, I will argue that key concepts presented in Ricoeur's Time and Narrative can be understood to be a reappropriation as well as a reformulation of concepts found in Hans-Georg Gadamer's Truth and Method...


Restricted Access Item

Having trouble?