Kierkegaard: A Critical Reader

Hardcover | February 4, 1998

EditorJonathan Rée, Jane Chamberlain, Jane Chanberlain

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For the first time, this collection brings together a selection of philosophically challenging interpretations of Kierkegaard's thought in a coherent critique of his own philosophy.

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For the first time, this collection brings together a selection of philosophically challenging interpretations of Kierkegaard's thought in a coherent critique of his own philosophy.

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Soren Kierkegaard – the prodigious Danish author who published dozens of genre-bending works of fiction, theology, philosophy and personal confession before his death in 1855 at the age of forty-two – would appear to be changing. Hitherto he has been interpreted either as a grim preacher of doom or as a precursor of ‘existentialism’. B...

Jonathan Rée is lecturer in Philosophy at Middlesex University. Jane Chamberlain is attached to the Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy at Middlesex University.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:198 pages, 9.26 × 6.2 × 0.74 inPublished:February 4, 1998Publisher:Wiley

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ISBN - 10:063120198X

ISBN - 13:9780631201984

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Table of Contents

List of Contributors.

Acknowledgements.

Introduction.

Contributors.

1. Philosophy after Kierkegaard. Paul Ricoeur.

2. Existence and Ethics. Emmanuel Levinas.

3. Kierkegaard on Death and Dying. Wilhelm Anz.

4. Thinking God in the wake of Kierkegaard. David Wood.

5. The Eyes of Argus: The Point of View and points of view on Kierkegaard's work as an author. Joakim Garff.

6. The wound of negativity: two Kierkegaard texts. George Steiner.

7. Kierkegaard and the Novel. Gabriel Josipovici.

8. We are not sublime: Love and sacrifice, Abraham and ourselves. Sylviane Agacinski.

9. Whom to give to (knowing not to know). Jacques Derrida.

Kierkegaard's publications and their authors: a chronology.

Bibliography.

Index.