A Critical View of the Ethical Nature of Interpretive Research: Paul Ricoeur and the Other

  title={A Critical View of the Ethical Nature of Interpretive Research: Paul Ricoeur and the Other},
  author={Bernd Carsten Stahl},
While ethics is usually seen as a possible research subject and ethical standards have to be observed when doing IS research, there does not seem to be any direct link between ethics and specific research approaches. This paper argues that this perception is wrong and that the interpretive paradigm of IS research is directly and necessarily linked with ethics. The paper uses the theories of Paul Ricœur to argue that both theoretical underpinnings of IS research, namely phenomenology and… CONTINUE READING

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