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The Cambridge Companion to Kierkegaard : Cambridge Companions to Philosophy - Alastair Hannay

The Cambridge Companion to Kierkegaard

Cambridge Companions to Philosophy

By: Alastair Hannay (Editor), Gordon Daniel Marino (Editor)

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Published: 9th September 2004
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Each volume of this series of Companions to major philosophers contains specially-commissioned essays by an international team of scholars, together with a substantial bibliography, and will serve as a reference work for students and non-specialists. 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 in twentieth-century philosophy. New readers will find this the most convenient and accessible guide to Kierkegaard currently available. Advanced students and specialists will find a conspectus of recent developments in the interpretation of Kierkegaard.

'... for the most part, the picture that is painted is of a remarkably postmodern thinker. Long before there was even a modernism to be post, Kierkegaard, it seems, recognised that the single author was dead, and that autonomous texts had taken their place. This is an excellent collection ...'. The Philosophers' Magazine 'While there has been a steady proliferation of edited volumes published on all aspects of Kierkegaard's oeuvre throughout this Renaissance period, Alastair Hannah's and Gordon Marino's The Cambridge Companion to Kierkegaard is especially impressive and noteworthy.' Bulletin of the Hegel Society of Great Britain

Introduction
Out with it: the modern breakthrough
The unknown Kierkegaard: twentieth-century receptions Roger Poole
Art in an age of reflection
Kierkegaard and Hegel Merold Westphal
Neither either nor or: the perils of self-irony
Realism and anti-realism in Kierkegaard's concluding unscientific postscript
Existence, emotion, and virtue: classical themes in Kierkegaard
Faith and the Kierkegaardian leap
Arminian edification: Kierkegaard on grace and free will
Developing fear and trembling
Repetition: getting the world back
Anxiety in the Concept of Anxiety
Kierkegaard and the Variety of Despair
Kierkegaard's Christian ethics
Religious dialectics and christology
The utilitarian self and the 'useless' passion of faith
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ISBN: 9780521471510
ISBN-10: 0521471516
Series: Cambridge Companions to Philosophy
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 448
Published: 9th September 2004
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.88  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.75