Kierkegaard's Relations to Hegel Reconsidered

Kierkegaard's Relations to Hegel Reconsidered

by Jon Stewart
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521039517

ISBN-13: 9780521039512

Pub. Date: 08/18/2007

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Jon Stewart's groundbreaking study is a major re-evaluation of the complex relationship between the philosophies of Kierkegaard and Hegel. Although the standard view on the subject is that Kierkegaard defined himself as explicitly anti-Hegelian (and viewed Hegel's philosophy with disdain), Jon Stewart demonstrates that Kierkegaard's criticism was not directed

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Jon Stewart's groundbreaking study is a major re-evaluation of the complex relationship between the philosophies of Kierkegaard and Hegel. Although the standard view on the subject is that Kierkegaard defined himself as explicitly anti-Hegelian (and viewed Hegel's philosophy with disdain), Jon Stewart demonstrates that Kierkegaard's criticism was not directed specifically to Hegel, but actually to some contemporary Danish Hegelians.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521039512
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/18/2007
Series:
Modern European Philosophy Series
Pages:
720
Sales rank:
1,100,180
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.57(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; Abbreviations of primary texts; Preface; Introduction; 1. Kierkegaard and Danish Hegelianism; 2. Traces of Hegel in From Papers of One Still Living and the early works; 3. The ironic thesis and Hegel's presence in The Concept of Irony; 4. Hegel's Aufhebung and Kierkegaard's Either/Or; 5. Kierkegaard's polemic with Martensen in Johannes Climacus, or De omnibus dubitandum est; 6. Kierkegaard's repetition and Hegel's dialectical mediation; 7. Hegel's view of moral conscience and Kierkegaard's interpretation of Abraham; 8. Martensen's doctrine of immanence and Kierkegaard's transcendence in the Philosophical Fragments; 9. The dispute with Adler in The Concept of Anxiety; 10. The polemic with Heiberg in Prefaces; 11. Subjective and objective thinking: Hegel in the Concluding Unscientific Postscript; 12. Adler's confusions and the results of Hegel's philosophy; 13. Kierkegaard's phenomenology of despair in The Sickness unto Death; 14. Kierkegaard and the development of nineteenth-century continental philosophy: conclusions, reflections and re-evaluations; Foreign language summaries; Bibliographies; Subject index; Index of persons.

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