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Published: 08 December 2015

240 Pages | 23 illus.

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198747703


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Soren Kierkegaard: Subjectivity, Irony, & the Crisis of Modernity

Jon Stewart

  • Explores how Kierkegaard deals with the problems associated with relativism, the lack of meaning, and the crisis of religious faith that are typical of modern life.
  • Provides an authoritative introduction to the life and thought of Soren Kierkegaard for firs-time readers.
  • Explores Kierkegaard's analysis and understanding of the pressing issues of modernity and to try to come to terms with the relevance of his views for our lives today.
  • Examines how Kierkegaard sought insight into these modern issues, somewhat paradoxically, in the ancient philosopher Socrates.
  • Focuses on The Concept of Irony as a crucially important text at the beginning of Kierkegaard's literary career.
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