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1st Edition

Edited by Daniel W. Conway


1,376 pages

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Hardback: 9780415235860
pub: 2002-06-27
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Søren Kierkegaard (1813-1855) is widely recognized as a leading figure in the Western tradition of philosophy. Especially well known are his seminal contributions to existentialism, philosophy of religion, and cultural criticism. His novel experiments with pseudonymy, irony, satire, allegory and self-erasure have influenced the development of various strands of 'post-structuralist' and 'post-modern' thought in the twentieth century. The secondary literature devoted to his thought is consequently distributed across a number of academic disciplines, including philosophy, literature, religion, political theory and history.

These volumes are designed to allow current debates on key themes to be followed through in depth without having to seek additional sources, while giving readers an appreciation of the diversity of philosophical approaches and interpretive strategies which characterize recent Kierkegaard scholarship.

Table of Contents

Volume I: Authorship and Authenticity

Volume II: Psychology and Epistemology

Volume III: Christianity and Philosophy of Religion

Volume IV: Social and Political Philosophy

About the Series

Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers

This series includes a rich backlist of some of the most important and influential philosophers from throughout the ages – including works on Plato, Nietzsche, Socrates and Rene Descartes. The latest addition to the series covers Daniel Dennett – considered one of the most central voices in the philosophy of mind for at least the past forty years.

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PHILOSOPHY / Reference