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Volume 18, Tome II: Kierkegaard Secondary Literature

English, A - K

By Jon Stewart

© 2016 – Routledge

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About the Book

In recent years interest in the thought of Kierkegaard has grown dramatically, and with it the body of secondary literature has expanded so quickly that it has become impossible for even the most conscientious scholar to keep pace. The problem of the explosion of secondary literature is made more acute by the fact that much of what is written about Kierkegaard appears in languages that most Kierkegaard scholars do not know. Kierkegaard has become a global phenomenon, and new research traditions have emerged in different languages, countries and regions. The present volume is dedicated to trying to help to resolve these two problems in Kierkegaard studies. Its purpose is, first, to provide book reviews of some of the leading monographic studies in the Kierkegaard secondary literature so as to assist the community of scholars to become familiar with the works that they have not read for themselves. The aim is thus to offer students and scholars of Kierkegaard a comprehensive survey of works that have played a more or less significant role in the research. Second, the present volume also tries to make accessible many works in the Kierkegaard secondary literature that are written in different languages and thus to give a glimpse into various and lesser-known research traditions. The six tomes of the present volume present reviews of works written in Catalan, Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, Galician, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, and Swedish.

Table of Contents

Contents

List of Contributors

List of Abbreviations

Allen, Edgar Leonard, Kierkegaard: His Life and Thought, London: Stanley Watt 1935.

Daniel M. Dion

Anderson, Albert, Kierkegaard: A Brief Overview of the Life and Writings of Søren Kierkegaard, 1813–1855, Minneapolis: Lutheran University Press 2010.

Matthew Brake

Assiter, Alison, Kierkegaard, Metaphysics and Political Theory: Unfinished Selves, London and New York: Continuum 2009.

Robert Wyllie

Backhouse, Stephen, Kierkegaard’s Critique of Christian Nationalism, Oxford: Oxford University Press 2011.

Thomas J. Millay

Bain, John A., Sören Kierkegaard: His Life and Religious Teaching, London: SCM 1935.

Daniel M. Dion

Barnett, Christopher B., Kierkegaard, Pietism and Holiness, Burlington and Farnham: Ashgate 2011.

Jacob Given

Barnett, Christopher B., From Despair to Faith: The Spirituality of Søren Kierkegaard, Minneapolis: Fortress Press 2014.

Jacob Given

Barrett, Lee C., Kierkegaard, Nashville: Abingdon Press 2010 (Pillars of Theology).

Jennifer Potter

Barrett, Lee C., Eros and Self-Emptying: The Intersections of Augustine and Kierkegaard, Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans 2013.

Helene Russell

Beabout, Gregory R., Freedom and Its Misuses: Kierkegaard on Anxiety and Despair,Milwaukee: Marquette University Press 1996.

Geoff Dargan

Bigelow, Pat, Kierkegaard and the Problem of Writing,Tallahassee: Florida State University Press 1987.

Michael Strawser

Bloom, Harold (ed.), Søren Kierkegaard, Philadelphia and New York: Chelsea House Publishers 1989.

Andrew M. Kirk

Caputo, John D., How to Read Kierkegaard, London: W.W. Norton 2007.

Matthew Brake

Carlisle, Clare, Kierkegaard’s Philosophy of Becoming: Movements and Positions, Albany: State University of New York Press 2005.

Claudine Davidshofer

Carlisle, Clare, Kierkegaard: A Guide for the Perplexed, London and New York: Continuum 2006.

Robert Puchniak

Carlisle, Clare, Kierkegaard’s ‘Fear and Trembling’: A Reader’s Guide, London and New York: Continuum 2010.

Michael Misiewicz

Cole, J. Preston, The Problematic Self in Kierkegaard and Freud, New Haven and London: Yale University Press 1971.

Nathaniel Kramer

Collins, James D., The Mind of Kierkegaard, Chicago: Henry Regnery Company 1953.

Christopher B. Barnett

Come, Arnold B., Kierkegaard as Humanist: Discovering Myself, Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press 1995.

Lee C. Barrett

Come, Arnold B., Kierkegaard as Theologian: Recovering My Self, Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press 1997.

Lee C. Barrett

Connell, George B., To Be One Thing: Personal Unity in Kierkegaard’s Thought, Macon, Georgia: Mercer University Press 1985.

Gudmundur Bjorn Thorbjornsson

Connell, George B. and C. Stephen Evans (eds.), Foundations of Kierkegaard’s Vision of Community: Kierkegaard on Religion, Ethics and Politics, Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey: Humanities Press 1992.

J. Michael Tilley

Creegan, Charles L., Wittgenstein and Kierkegaard: Religion, Individuality, and Philosophical Method, London and New York: Routledge 1989.

Thomas J. Millay

Crites, Stephen, In the Twilight of Christendom: Hegel vs. Kierkegaard on Faith and History, Chambersberg, Pennsylvania: American Academy of Religion 1972.

Christian Kettering

Croxall, Thomas Henry, Kierkegaard Studies, with Special Reference to (a) the Bible (b) Our Own Age, London and Redhill: Lutterworth Press 1948.

Daniel M. Dion

Daise, Benjamin, Kierkegaard’s Socratic Art, Macon, Georgia: Mercer University Press 1999.

Erik M. Hanson

Davenport, John and Anthony Rudd (eds.), Kierkegaard after MacIntyre: Essays of Freedom, Narrative, and Virtue, Chicago: Open Court 2001.

Walter Wietzke

Dewey, Bradley R., The New Obedience: Kierkegaard on Imitating Christ, Washington, D.C. and Cleveland: Corpus Books 1968.

Deidre Nicole Green

Dooley, Mark, The Politics of Exodus: Kierkegaard’s Ethics of Responsibility, New York: Fordham University Press 2001.

Leo Stan

Duncan, Elmer H., Sören Kierkegaard, Waco, Texas: Word Books 1976.

Matthew Brake

Dunning, Stephen N., Kierkegaard’s Dialectic of Inwardness: A Structural Analysis of the Theory of Stages, Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press 1985.

Andrew M. Kirk

Dupré, Louis, Kierkegaard as Theologian: The Dialectic of Christian Existence, New York: Sheed and Ward 1963.

Curtis L. Thompson

Eller, Vernard, Kierkegaard and Radical Discipleship: A New Perspective, Princeton: Princeton University Press 1968.

Matthew Brake

Elrod, John, Being and Existence in Kierkegaard’s Pseudonymous Works, Princeton: Princeton University Press 1975.

Dean Wm. Lauer

Elrod, John, Kierkegaard and Christendom, Princeton: Princeton University Press 1981.

Robert Wyllie

Emmanuel, Steven M., Kierkegaard and the Concept of Revelation, Albany: State University of New York Press 1996.

Kyle Roberts

Evans, C. Stephen, Kierkegaard’s "Fragments" and "Postscripts": The Religious Philosophy of Johannes Climacus,Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey: Humanities Press 1983.

Michael D. Stark

Evans, C. Stephen, Passionate Reason: Making Sense of Kierkegaard’s "Philosophical Fragments," Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press 1992.

Adam Buben

Fenves, Peter, "Chatter": Language and History in Kierkegaard, Stanford: Stanford University Press 1993.

J.D. Mininger

Ferguson, Harvie, Melancholy and the Critique of Modernity: Søren Kierkegaard’s Religious Psychology, London and New York: Routledge 1995.

Joseph Ballan

Ferreira, M. Jamie, Transforming Vision: Imagination and Will in Kierkegaardian Faith, Oxford: Clarendon Press 1991.

Lee C. Barrett

Ferreira, M. Jamie, Love’s Grateful Striving: A Commentary on Kierkegaard’s "Works of Love," Oxford: Oxford University Press 2001.

Carl S. Hughes

Ferguson, Harvie, Melancholy and the Critique of Modernity: Søren Kierkegaard’s Religious Psychology, London and New York: Routledge 1995.

Joseph Ballan

Finn, Mary E., Writing the Incommensurable: Kierkegaard, Rossetti, and Hopkins,University Park, Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania University Press 1992 (Literature and Philosophy).

Gene Fendt

Fulford, Francis Woodbury, Sören Aabye Kierkegaard: A Study, Cambridge: H.W. Wallis 1911.

Daniel M. Dion

Furtak, Rick, Wisdom in Love: Kierkegaard and the Quest for Emotional Integrity, Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press 2005.

Roberto Sirvent

Gardiner, Patrick, Kierkegaard, Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press 1988.

Matthew Brake

Gouwens, David J., Kierkegaard’s Dialectic of the Imagination, New York, Bern, Frankfurt am Main, and Paris: Peter Lang 1989.

Jennifer Veninga

Gouwens, David J., Kierkegaard as Religious Thinker,Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1996.

Lee C. Barrett

Green, Ronald M., Kierkegaard and Kant: The Hidden Debt, Albany: State University of New York Press 1992.

Roe Fremstedal

Grimsley, Ronald, Kierkegaard and French Literature, Cardiff: University of Wales Press 1966.

Carl S. Hughes

Grimsley, Ronald, Kierkegaard: A Biographical Introduction, London: Studio Vista 1973 (Leaders of Modern Thought).

Matthew Brake

Guerrero Martínez, Luis, The Ages of Life: Childhood, Youth and Adulthood, Mexico City: Sociedad Iberoamericana de Estudios Kierkegaardianos 2000.

Rafael García Pavón

Gupta, Anoop, Kierkegaard’s Romantic Legacy: Two Theories of the Self, Ottawa, Ontario: University of Ottawa Press 2005.

Jesus Luzardo

Hall, Amy Laura, Kierkegaard and the Treachery of Love, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2002.

Christina M. Danko

Hamilton, Kenneth, The Promise of Kierkegaard,Philadelphia and New York: J.B. Lippincott Company 1969.

Jesus Luzardo

Hannay, Alastair, Kierkegaard, London, Boston, Melbourne, and Henley: Routledge and Kegan Paul 1982 (The Arguments of the Philosophers).

Thomas J. Millay

Hannay, Alastair, Kierkegaard: A Biography, Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press 2001.

Erik M. Hanson

Hannay, Alastair, Kierkegaard and Philosophy:. Selected Essays, London and New York: Routledge 2003.

Thomas J. Millay

Hannay, Alastair and Gordon Marino (eds.), The Cambridge Companion to Kierkegaard, Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press 1998.

Erik M. Hanson

Harris, Edward A., Man’s Ontological Predicament: A Detailed Analysis of Sören Kierkegaard’s Concept of Sin with Special Reference to "The Concept of Dread," Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksell International 1984.

Luke Johnson

Hartshorne, M. Holmes, Kierkegaard, Godly Deceiver: The Nature and Meaning of His Pseudonymous Writings, New York: Columbia University Press 1990.

Joseph Westfall

Hawton, Hector, The Feast of Unreason, London: Watts & Co. 1952.

Curtis L. Thompson

Holmer, Paul L., The Grammar of Faith, San Francisco: Harper & Row 1978.

Robert B. Puchniak

Howland, Jacob, Kierkegaard and Socrates: A Study in Philosophy and Faith, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2006.

Matthew Brake

Jegstrup, Elsebet (ed.), The New Kierkegaard, Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press 2004 (Studies in Continental Thought).

Joseph Westfall

Johnson, Howard A. and Niels Thulstrup (eds.), A Kierkegaard Critique, New York: Harper and Brothers 1962.

Matthew Brake

Johnson, Ralph H., The Concept of Existence in the "Concluding Unscientific Postscript," TheHague: Martinus Nijhoff 1972.

Matthew Brake

Kangas, David J., Kierkegaard’s Instant: On Beginnings, Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press 2007 (Studies in Continental Thought).

Leo Stan

Khan, Abrahim H. "Salighed" as Happiness? Kierkegaard on the Concept Salighed, Waterloo, Ontario: Wilfrid Laurier University Press 1985.

Carson Webb

Kirmmse, Bruce H., Kierkegaard in Golden Age Denmark, Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press 1990.

Devon C. Wootten

Kylliäinen, Janne, Living Poetically in the Modern Age: The Situational Aspects of Kierkegaard’s Thought, Helsinki: University of Helsinki 2009 (Philosophical Studies from the University of Helsinki, vol. 24).

Thomas J. Millay

Index of Persons

Index of Subjects

About the Author

Jon Stewart is an Associate Research Professor in the Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

About the Series

Kierkegaard Research: Sources, Reception and Resources

Kierkegaard Research: Sources, Reception and Resources
The Kierkegaard Research Series is a multi volume series dedicated to a systematic coverage of all aspects of Kierkegaard Studies. Interdisciplinary in nature, the series combines articles on philosophy, theology, literature, psychology and history written by the leading international Kierkegaard scholars arranged into thematically organised volumes. Each volume contains a detailed introduction, written by the editors, which traces the history of the given theme in Kierkegaard studies and an extensive index making it easy to find where the specific themes, works and persons are treated. Under the editorial supervision and organisation of the Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre at The University of Copenhagen, this series serves as both a reference work for Kierkegaard students and as a forum for new research. The series is divided into three main parts; 'Kierkegaard’s Sources' includes articles which perform source-work research in order to discover and document the numerous sources of Kierkegaard’s thought; 'Kierkegaard's Reception' includes articles treating the countless aspects of the reception of Kierkegaard’s thought and writings in the different research traditions and the third section is for reference works including an extensive bibliography of works on Kierkegaard and a volume containing a list of the books Kierkegaard owned as they appear in the auction catalogue of his library. The Kierkegaard Research series is the most important, significant and comprehensive publishing treatment in English of the work and impact of Soren Kierkegaard.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PHI006000
PHILOSOPHY / Movements / Existentialism
PHI026000
PHILOSOPHY / Criticism