The Cambridge Companion to Kierkegaard / Edition 1

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Overview

Few thinkers have been so consistently misunderstood as Soren Kierkegaard 1813-1855. Amongst the many myths that have attached themselves to his work is the belief that Kierkegaard was an irrationalist who denied the value of clear and honest thinking. The truth is that Kierkegaard did deny the power of reason to uncover universal and objective truth in matters of value, but in the current philosophical climate there is nothing irrational about that. The contributors to this companion probe the full depth of Kierkegaard's thought revealing its distinctive subtlety. The topics covered include Kierkegaard's views on art and religion, ethics and psychology, theology and politics, and knowledge and virtue. Much attention is devoted to the pervasive influence of Kierkegaard on twentieth-century philosophy and theology.
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Editorial Reviews

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"Readers will find this ne of the most convenient and accessible general guides to Kierkegarrd's writings currently available." World Trade.com

"...richly rewarding...." John Kent, International Philosophical Quarterly

"The sixteen new essays in the Companion to Kierkegaard, written by leading contemporary scholars, will be most useful to readers on the more advanced end of that continuum." Ethics

"The sixteen new essays in the Companion to Kierkegaard, written by leading contemporary scholars, will be most useful to readers on the more advanced end of that continuum." Ethics

"The Companion should not be missed by anyone interested in learning to think with Kierkegaard." Norman Lillegard, Philosophy in Review

"Monumental...Hannay's guide-wire readings offer support to those new to Kierkegaard while his interpretations are rich enough to challenge people who have been squinting over Kierkegaard's manuscripts for decades." Commonweal

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521477192
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 10/28/1997
  • Series: Cambridge Companions to Philosophy Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 450
  • Sales rank: 1,442,550
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 0.98 (d)

Table of Contents

Contributors
Abbreviations
Introduction 1
1 "Out with It!": The modern breakthrough, Kierkegaard and Denmark 15
2 The unknown Kierkegaard: Twentieth-century receptions 48
3 Art in an age of reflection 76
4 Kierkegaard and Hegel 101
5 Neither either nor or: The perils of reflexive irony 125
6 Realism and antirealism in Kierkegaard's Concluding Unscientific Postscript 154
7 Existence, emotion, and virtue: Classical themes in Kierkegaard 177
8 Faith and the Kierkegaardian leap 207
9 Arminian edification: Kierkegaard on grace and free will 235
10 "Developing" Fear and Trembling 257
11 Repetition: Getting the world back 282
12 Anxiety in The Concept of Anxiety 308
13 Kierkegaard and the variety of despair 329
14 Kierkegaard's Christian ethics 349
15 Religious dialectics and Christology 376
16 The utilitarian self and the "useless" passion of faith 397
Bibliography 411
Index 421
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