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Published: 29 December 2015

240 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198747888

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The Task of Hope in Kierkegaard

Mark Bernier

  • Demonstrates the centrality of hope to the Kierkegaardian narrative, where the self begins in despair, but can overcome this through faith.
  • Argues that despair can be characterized as an unwillingness to hope in an authentic way.
  • Highlights that authentic hope constitutes the primary task of the self.

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