Kierkegaard and Freedom by James Giles
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Kierkegaard and Freedom by James Giles

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This is a critical exploration of the ideas of Kierkegaard on the various problems surrounding the issue of human freedom. Kierkegaard's views here have been largely ignored by modern English speaking philosophers. Through the combined efforts of eleven philosophers and Kierkegaard scholars this book attempts both to fill this gap by giving a clear presentation of Kierkegaard's position on such things as radical choice, autonomy, necessity, fate, and self-deception, all the while critically assessing his contributions to one of philosophy's most perplexing problems.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780333794111
ISBN-10: 0333794117
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 12mm)
Pages: 222
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 24-Oct-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - James Giles

DAVID CAMPBELL Lecturer in Philosophy, Glasgow University JORG DISSE Acting Professor of Philosophy, University of Lucerne, Switzerland MICHELLE KOSCH Postdoctoral Fellow, Soren Kierkegaard Research Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark POUL LUBCKE Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Copenhagen GEORGE PATTISON Dean of Chapel, King's College, Cambridge D.Z. PHILLIPS Rush Rhees Professor, University of Wales, Swansea PETER ROGERS PhD Student, Lancaster University ANTHONY RUDD Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Hertfordshire JULIA WATKIN Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Tasmania MICHAEL WESTON Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Essex

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