” But myth is something else than an explanation of the world, of history, and of destiny. “


” Myth expresses in terms of the world – that is, of the other world or the second world – the understanding that man has of himself in relation to the foundation and the limit of his existence. “


” On a cosmic scale, our life is insignificant, yet this brief period when we appear in the world is the time in which all meaningful questions arise. “


” The moral law commands us to make the highest possible good in a world the final object of all our conduct. “


” What must be the nature of the world… if human beings are able to introduce changes into it? “



All 5 Paul Ricoeur Quotes about World in picture


But myth is something else than an explanation of the world, of history, and of destiny.
Myth expresses in terms of the world - that is, of the other world or the second world - the understanding that man has of himself in relation to the foundation and the limit of his existence.


On a cosmic scale, our life is insignificant, yet this brief period when we appear in the world is the time in which all meaningful questions arise.
The moral law commands us to make the highest possible good in a world the final object of all our conduct.
What must be the nature of the world... if human beings are able to introduce changes into it?
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