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A Companion to Kierkegaard

Edited by: Jon Stewart
eISBN: 9781118783818
Print publication date: 2015


Subject Philosophy » Continental Philosophy

DOI: 10.1111/b.9781118783818.2015.x

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A Companion to Kierkegaard

Born in Copenhagen in 1813, Søren Kierkegaard produced a remarkable amount of work during his fairly short life. When he died in 1855 he left behind a complex and interdisciplinary legacy that continues to spark academic debate. Edited by one of the world's leading Kierkegaard scholars, A Companion to Kierkegaard provides the most comprehensive single-volume overview of Kierkegaard studies currently available. Featuring contributions from an international array of scholars, the collection covers all the major topics within the broad field of Kierkegaard research, including philosophy, theology, aesthetics, art, literary theory, social sciences, and politics. Kierkegaard's contribution to each of these disciplines is illustrated through examination of the sources he drew upon, the reception of his ideas, and the unique conceptual insights he brought to each topic. A Companion to Kierkegaard demystifies the complex field of Kierkegaard studies providing the ideal entry-point into his writing for readers at all levels. This collection will be an essential tool for students and scholars from across the disciplines who are interested in learning more about this important and influential thinker.

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Stewart, Jon (ed). A Companion to Kierkegaard. Blackwell Publishing, 2015. Blackwell Reference Online. 29 April 2017 <http://www.blackwellreference.com/public/book.html?id=g9781118783818_9781118783818>



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