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Description - Kierkegaard and Freedom by James Giles

Kierkegaard and Freedom 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 scholars this book enndeavours to fill the gap by giving a clear presentation of Kierkegaard's position on such things as radical choice, autonomy, freedom and anxiety, necessity and 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 mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 24-Oct-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - James Giles

JAMES GILES is Acting Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Copenhagen, and Tutor at Madingley Hall, University of Cambridge. He is author of No Self to be Found: The Search for Personal Identity (1997), A Study in Phenomenalism (1994), A Theory of Sexual Desire (forthcoming) and editor of French Existentialism: Consciousness, Ethics, and Relations with Others (1999).

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