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    Hobbes: A Realist and a Liberal? (review)
    Meta: Research in Hermeneutics, Phenomenology, and Practical Philosophy 8 (1): 239-243. 2016.
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    Introduction. Les paradigmes de la justice
    Meta 1 (2): 206-211. 2009.
    Theories of justice are marred by a permanent state of conflict because they express prejudices whose source lies in the lifeworld. One may regard these theories as interpretations of the concept of justice. Assuming a strong meaning of “theory,” one can legitimately ask if it is possible to reduce a theory of justice to its underlying paradigm. Several different paradigms coexist in modernity; the tension between them has intensified with the advent of political ideologies. The newest paradigm …Read more
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    Les enjeux stratégiques de la théorie du discours chez Foucault
    Meta: Research in Hermeneutics, Phenomenology, and Practical Philosophy 6 (2): 526-550. 2014.
    In order to fully understand Michel Foucault’s archeology of knowledge it is necessary to put it not only in the context of the discourse theories of the French school, but also in that of the linguistic theories of science. On the one hand, Foucault rejects the representational theory of scientific language. In his analysis of the discourse of the human sciences, with its complicated definition of the statement, he aims to show that we cannot limit the language of knowledge to a vocabulary. On …Read more
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    L'idée de l'université. Entre néo-liberalisme et post-marxisme
    Meta: Research in Hermeneutics, Phenomenology, and Practical Philosophy 7 (2): 288-306. 2015.
    This article analyses some aspects of the critical discourse on the reform of the university. Some critics of the neo-liberal reform state that professionalization cannot be a goal in itself of the university because it nullifies the condition of the university of being sans condition, that is autonomous. The author of the article agrees with the notion that there are negative consequences of professionalization on formation and research. However, he shows that the professional orientation of th…Read more
  • Adevăr Hermeneutic Și Locuri Obscure (edited book)
    with George Bondor
    Editura Universității "Alexandru Ioan Cuza". 2008.
  • Gadamer’s view on truth and understanding does not offer a real solution on Dilthey’s problem, because it involves a concept of language that doesn’t admit the communication between text, action and history in the same time with the constitution of a field of autonomous significations. Gadamer denies Dilthey’s naïf objectivism and the representation-language, but he can not rebuild, on an other level, the reference. Thus, the historical sciences should adopt the model of poetical language, consi…Read more