Kierkegaard's Pseudonymous Authorship: A Study of Time and Self

Kierkegaard's Pseudonymous Authorship: A Study of Time and Self

by Mark C. Taylor


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This book deals with a central problem in the writings of Soren Kierkegaard, the themes of time and the self as developed in the pseudonymous writings. Arguing that a most effective way to grasp the unity of Kierkegaard's dialectic of the stages of existence is to focus on the dramatic presentation of time and the self that appears at each stage, Mark C. Taylor pursues these themes from the viewpoints of theology, philosophy, psychology, and related areas of study.
The author works from the original texts and makes much use of untranslated primary and secondary material. His concluding evaluation offerse a critical perspective from which to view Kierkegaard's interpretation of time and selfhood and indicates the importance of Kierkegaard's work for our time.
Mark C. Taylor teaches religion at Williams College.

Originally published in 1975.

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ISBN-13: 9780691618135
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 04/23/2019
Series: Princeton Legacy Library , #5497
Pages: 408
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)

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