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Companion to Kierkegaard

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Jon Stewart, one of the world's leading experts on the work of Søren Kierkegaard, has here compiled the most comprehensive single-volume overview of Kierkegaard studies currently available.* Includes contributions from an international array of Kierkegaard scholars from across the disciplines* Covers all of the major disciplines within the broad field of Kierkegaard research, including philosophy; theology and religious studies; aesthetics, the arts and literary theory; and social sciences and politics* Elucidates Kierkegaard's contribution to each of these areas through examining the sources he drew upon, charting the reception of his ideas, and analyzing his unique conceptual insights into each topic* Demystifies the complex field of Kierkegaard studies creating an accessible entry-point into his thought and writings for readers new to his work

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Notes on Contributors ixAcknowledgments xiiiChronology of Kierkegaard's Works xivList of Abbreviations xviiiEditor's Introduction: Kierkegaard and the Rich Field of Kierkegaard Studies 1Part I Philosophy 19A. Sources 211 A Shimmering Socrates: Philosophy and Poetry in Kierkegaard's Platonic Authorship 23Jacob Howland2 Kierkegaard's Use of German Philosophy: Leibniz to Fichte 36Roe Fremstedal3 Kierkegaard's View of Hegel, His Followers and Critics 50Jon Stewart4 Kierkegaard's Relations to Danish Philosophy of the Golden Age 66Carl Henrik KochB. Reception 815 Kierkegaard and Existentialism: From Anxiety to Autonomy 83K. Brian Soderquist6 Postmodernism and Deconstruction: Paradox, Sacrifice, and the Future of Writing 96Marius Timmann MjaalandC. Concepts and Contributions 1117 Kierkegaard's Views on Normative Ethics, Moral Agency, and Metaethics 113Roe Fremstedal8 Kierkegaard's Skepticism 126Dario GonzalezPart II Theology and Religious Studies 139A. Sources 1419 Kierkegaard and Biblical Studies: A Critical Response to Nineteenth?]Century Hermeneutics 143Lee C. Barrett10 Grace and Rigor in Kierkegaard's Reception of the Church Fathers 155Jack Mulder, Jr.11 Kierkegaard's Mystical and Spiritual Sources: Meister Eckhart to Tersteegen 167Peter Sajda12 Kierkegaard's Appropriation and Critique of Luther and Lutheranism 180Lee C. Barrett13 Shapers of Kierkegaard's Danish Church: Mynster, Grundtvig, Martensen 193Curtis L. ThompsonB. Reception 20714 From Barth to Tillich: Kierkegaard and the Dialectical Theologians 209Heiko Schulz15 Other Lutheran Theologians Responding Contextually to Kierkegaard 223Curtis L. Thompson16 Catholicism: Finding Inspiration and Provocation in Kierkegaard 237Christopher B. Barnett and Peter SajdaC. Concepts and Contributions 25117 Kierkegaard as Existentialist Dogmatician: Kierkegaard on Systematic Theology, Doctrine, and Dogmatics 253David R. Law18 Biblical Variations: Kierkegaard's Rewritten "Life of Jesus" 269Iben Damgaard19 Rethinking Religion Existentially: New Approaches to Classical Problems of Religious Philosophy in Kierkegaard 281Istvan CzakoPart III Aesthetics, the Arts, and Literary Theory 295A. Sources 29720 Kierkegaard's Use of German Literature 299Joachim Grage21 Kierkegaard and the Aesthetics of the Danish Golden Age 311Nathaniel KramerB. Reception 32522 Literature and (Anti?])Humanism 327Poul Houe23 Kierkegaard's Influence on Literary Criticism and Theory: Irony, Repetition, Silence 341J.D. MiningerC. Concepts and Contributions 35324 Existence and the Aesthetic Forms 355Dario Gonzalez25 Kierkegaard's Theatrical Aesthetic from Repetition to Imitation 367Timothy StockPart IV Social Sciences and Politics 381A. Sources 38326 Politics, Society, and Theology in Golden Age Denmark: Key Themes and Figures 385Stephen Backhouse27 Reflections on Late Modernity: Kierkegaard in the "Present Age" 399Daniel ConwayB. Reception 41328 Between Anthropology, Sociology, and Psychology: The Insider/Outsider Self 415Simon D. Podmore29 Kierkegaard's Social?]Political Posterity: A Still Unnavigated Maze 435Leo StanC. Concepts and Contributions 45130 Kierkegaard's Conception of Psychology: How to Understand It and Why It Still Matters 453Rene Rosfort31 Kierkegaard and the Limits of Philosophical Anthropology 468Jamie Turnbull32 Prolegomena for Thinking of Kierkegaard as a Social and Political Philosopher 480J. Michael Tilley33 Making Kierkegaard Relevant to Education Today 490Timothy HallIndex 502

About the author










Jon Stewart is Associate Professor at the Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre at the University of Copenhagen. He is the editor of the Kierkegaard Research: Sources, Reception and Resources, Texts from Golden Age Denmark, and Danish Golden Age Studies series. He is the co-editor of the Kierkegaard Studies Yearbook and the Kierkegaard Studies Monograph series. Former leader of the Nordic Network of Kierkegaard Research and the International Kierkegaard Network, his published books include, Kierkegaard's Relations to Hegel Reconsidered (2003), Idealism and Existentialism: Hegel and Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century European Philosophy (2010), The Unity of Hegel's "Phenomenology of Spirit" A Systematic Interpretation (2011), The Unity of Content and Form in Philosophical Writing: The Perils of Conformity (2013), and The Cultural Crisis of the Danish Golden Age: Heiberg, Martensen and Kierkegaard (2015).

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Jon Stewart, one of the world s leading experts on the work of Soren Kierkegaard, has here compiled the most comprehensive single-volume overview of Kierkegaard studies currently available.

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