Kierkegaard and the Matter of Philosophy Paperback

A Fractured Dialectic

by Michael O'Neill Burns;


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Kierkegaard and the Matter of Philosophy

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Soren Kierkegaard is often cast as the forefather of existentialism and an anti-Hegelian proponent of the single individual. Yet this book calls these traditional characterizations into question by arguing that Kierkegaard offers not only a systematic critique of idealist philosophy, but more surprisingly, a political ontology that is paradoxically at home in the context of 21st-century philosophical and political thought. Through a close consideration of his authorship in the context of nineteenth-century German idealism, Michael O'Neill Burns argues that Kierkegaard develops an ontology, anthropology and theory of the political that are outcomes of his critical appropriation of the philosophical projects of Hegel, Schelling and Fichte. While starting out in the philosophical concerns of the nineteenth century, the book offers an interpretation of Kierkegaard that shows his relevance to philosophers and political theorists in the 21st century.

Kierkegaard and the Matter of Philosophy by Michael O'Neill Burns was published by Rowman & Littlefield International in January 2015. The ISBN for Kierkegaard and the Matter of Philosophy is 9781783482030.

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Page last updated 1st December 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherRowman & Littlefield International (January 2015)
Weight331g
Number of Pages224
Thickness15 mm
Height229 mm
Width151 mm
ISBN9781783482030
ISBN-101783482036
Product Code4307476
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