The Oxford Handbook of Kierkegaard by John Lippitt

The Oxford Handbook of Kierkegaard

EditorJohn Lippitt, George Pattison

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The Oxford Handbook of Kierkegaard brings together some of the most distinguished contemporary contributors to Kierkegaard research together with some of the more gifted younger commentators on Kierkegaard's work. There is significant input from scholars based in Copenhagen's Soren KierkegaardResearch Centre, as well as from philosophers and theologians from Britain, Germany, and the United States. Part 1 presents some of the philological, historical, and contextual work that has been produced in recent years, establishing a firm basis for the more interpretative essays found infollowing parts. This includes looking at the history of his published and unpublished works, his cultural and social context, and his relation to Romanticism, German Idealism, the Church, the Bible, and theological traditions. Part 2 moves from context and background to the exposition of some ofthe key ideas and issues in Kierkegaard's writings. Attention is paid to his style, his treatment of ethics, culture, society, the self, time, theology, love, irony, and death. Part 3 looks at the impact of Kierkegaard's thought and at how it continues to influence philosophy, theology, andliterature. After an examination of issues around translating Kierkegaard, this section includes comparisons with Nietzsche, Heidegger, and Wittgenstein, as well as examining his role in modern theology, moral theology, phenomenology, postmodernism, and literature.

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John Lippitt is Professor of Ethics and Philosophy of Religion at University of Hertfordshire. George Pattison is Lady Margaret Professor of Divinity at University of Oxford.
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Title:The Oxford Handbook of KierkegaardFormat:PaperbackDimensions:640 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 1.34 inPublished:February 28, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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IntroductionI: Contexts and Sources1. Steen Tullberg: The Textual Inheritance2. Bruce H. Kirmmse: Kierkegaard and the End of the Danish Golden Age3. George Pattison: Kierkegaard and Copenhagen4. Lore Huhn and Philipp Schwab: Kierkegaard and German Idealism5. William McDonald: Kierkegaard and Romanticism6. Anders Holm: Kierkegaard and the Church7. Rick Anthony Furtak: Kierkegaard and Greek Philosophy8. Paul Martens: Kierkegaard and the Bible9. David R. Law: Kierkegaard and the History of TheologyII: Some Major Topics in the Authorship10. Edward F. Mooney: Pseudonyms and Style11. C. Stephen Evans and Robert C. Roberts: Ethics12. John J. Davenport: Selfhood and Spirit13. Joakim Garff: Formation and the Critique of Culture14. Arne Gron: Time and History15. Sylvia Walsh: Kierkegaard s Theology16. Merold Westphal: Society, Politics and Modernity17. M. Jamie Ferreira: Love18. K. Brian Soderquist: Irony19. Patrick Stokes: DeathIII: Kierkegaard after Kierkegaard20. Alastair Hannay: Translating Kierkegaard21. Markus Kleinert: Kierkegaard and Nietzsche22. Clare Carlisle: Kierkegaard and Heidegger23. Claudia Welz: Kierkegaard and Phenomenology24. Steven Shakespeare: Kierkegaard and Postmodernism25. Anthony Rudd: Kierkegaard, Wittgenstein and the Wittgensteinian Tradition26. John Lippitt: Kierkegaard and Moral Philosophy: Some Recent Themes27. Lee C. Barrett: Kierkegaard and Modern Theology28. Leonardo F. Lisi: Kierkegaard and Modern European Literature29. Hugh S. Pyper: Kierkegaard and English Language Literature

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"The volume is impressive both for its range and the quality of its contributions." --Thomas P. Miles, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews