Description - Kierkegaard by M.Jamie Ferreira
The first comprehensive introduction to cover the entire span of Kierkegaard's authorship.* Explores how the two strands of his writing-religious discourses and pseudonymous literary creations-influenced each other* Accompanies the reader chronologically through all the philosopher's major works, and integrates his writing into his biography* Employs a unique "how to" approach to help the reader discover individual texts on their own and to help them closely examine Kierkegaard's language* Presents the literary strategies employed in Kierkegaard's work to give the reader insight into subtext
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Author Biography - M.Jamie Ferreira
M. Jamie Ferreira is the Carolyn M. Barbour Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. She holds a Ph.D. in the Philosophy of Religion from Princeton University, has taught Religious Studies and Philosophy for 30 years, was president of the Soren Kierkegaard Society and has been a Visiting Professor and Research Associate at the Soren Kierkegaard Research Center at the University of Copenhagen. She is the author of Doubt and Religious Commitment: The Role of the Will in Newman's Thought (1980); Scepticism and Reasonable Doubt (1986); Transforming Vision: Imagination and Will in Kierkegaardian Faith (1991); and Love's Grateful Striving: A Commentary on Kierkegaard's Works of Love (2001).