Introduction Part I: Re-Encountering Ricoeur 1. John Arthos - Ricoeur and the Political 2. Roger W. H. Savage - Surplus Value, Superabundance of Meaning: Ideology, the Political Paradox, and the Structure of Action 3. Dan R. Stiver - Renewing the "Period of Effervescence": Utopia as Ideology Critique Part II: Ricoeur in Dialogue 4. Recep Alpyagil - Metaphor and Imagination: A Comparative Study of Ricoeur and Ibn 'Arabi through "Seeing As" 5. Linda Lee Cox - 'Holding Open a Place for Possibility': Paul Ricoeur, Fredric Jameson, and the Language of Utopia Part III: Ricoeur and Embodied Social Critique 6. Nel van den Haak - Social Imagination, Materiality, and Political Discourse Introduction 7. Stephanie Arel - Embodied Extremist Rhetoric: The Circulation of Power in Ideology and Utopia Part IV: Expanding Ricoeur 8. Annalisa Caputo - Rethinking Migratory Phenomena: Between Critique of Ideology and Utopia of Hospitality 9. Greg S. Johnson - Real Utopian Politics 10. George H. Taylor - Why Ideology and Utopia Today? About the Contributors
Stephanie N. Arel is Andrew W. Mellon Fellow at the September 11 Memorial and Museum and a visiting researcher at New York University. Dan R. Stiver is the Cook-Derrick Professor of Theology in the Logsdon School of Theology of Hardin-Simmons University.