Melancholy and the Critique of Modernity: Soren Kierkegaard's Religious Psychology, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Melancholy and the Critique of Modernity

Soren Kierkegaard's Religious Psychology, 1st Edition

By Harvie Ferguson

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304 pages

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The connections between the emergence of modern society and the experience of melancholy are explored through a comprehensive re-examination of Soren Kierkegaard's rich and insightful writings.

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`… remarkably thought-provoking study, … But this is not your usual instroduction - this examination of both modernity ad Kirkegaard through the prism of the complex of phenomena termed `melancholy' gives both novice and veteran in Kierkegaard studies a very rich book, deserving and repaying re-readings.' - Religious Studies Vol 31

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General