Volume 9: Kierkegaard and Existentialism

Volume 9: Kierkegaard and Existentialism

by Jon Stewart
     
 

ISBN-10: 1409426416

ISBN-13: 9781409426417

Pub. Date: 05/11/2011

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

The existentialist movement was largely responsible for the major advance in Kierkegaard's international reception that took place in the twentieth century. In Kierkegaard's writings one can find a rich array of concepts such as anxiety, despair, freedom, sin, the crowd, and sickness that all came to be standard motifs in existentialist literature. The articles

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The existentialist movement was largely responsible for the major advance in Kierkegaard's international reception that took place in the twentieth century. In Kierkegaard's writings one can find a rich array of concepts such as anxiety, despair, freedom, sin, the crowd, and sickness that all came to be standard motifs in existentialist literature. The articles feature figures from French, German, Spanish and Russian traditions of existentialism. They examine the rich and varied use of Kierkegaard by these later thinkers, and importantly, they critically analyze his purported role in this famous intellectual movement.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781409426417
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
05/11/2011
Series:
Kierkegaard Research: Sources, Reception and Resources Series
Pages:
446
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.40(d)

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