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Kierkegaard and the matter of philosophy

A fractured dialectic

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Published by Rowman and Littlefield in Lanham, MD .
Written in English


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SeriesReframing the boundaries: Thinking the political
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25650898M
ISBN 101783482036
ISBN 109781783482030

  Kierkegaard's philosophy is on the one hand a complete rejection of Hegel and on the other hand the groundwork for gaard takes from Hegel the need for considering our own position in relation with the absolute but he denies the thought that this is a matter of objective detached rational thought. What Kierkegaard wants is a more Romantic personal contemplation that .   Søren Kierkegaard: A discussion of Kierkegaard's life, rhetoric, æsthetics, ethics, religion, and politics is essayed by William McDonald in the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Søren Kierkegaard: The biography, writing, and notable ideas of Kierkegaard are skillfully summarized in this entry from the Wikipedia.

A book full of musings on many different elements of life and issues which are still very much relevant today, Either/Or is a wonderful book, not just as a piece of philosophy, but as pure literature. Soren Kierkegaard writes like a poet, which makes his philosophical writings so entertaining and enlightening to /5.   I. Art is often the subject of philosophy. But every now and then, a work of art — something other than a lecture or words on a page — can function as philosophy. “Son of Saul,” a film set in Auschwitz-Birkenau during the Holocaust, is such a work of engages with a profound set of problems that also occupied the 19 th-century Danish philosopher Soren Kierkegaard.

“This is a smart, well-written book that will make a real contribution to the philosophy of religion, the intellectual history of the modern west, and theoretical thinking about religion and the study of religion, not to mention scholarship on Kierkegaard, Heidegger, and Sartre. After the first article on Kierkegaard (Kierkegaard’s Philosophy), we will publish three sections to his philosophy of life stages, starting of course with the aesthetic stage.. The aesthetic stage is the stage of immediate life. This life is based on the lyricism and imagination, as embodied his character (Johannes) in the Journal of the Seducer.


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(Adrian Johnston, Professor and Chair, Department of Philosophy, University of New Mexico) Burns’ book is a seminal contribution to Kierkegaard scholarship. He convincingly shows against some widespread misconceptions that Kierkegaard’s thought implies a powerful contribution to ontology and to social and political by: 6.

Michael Burns, in his magisterial Kierkegaard and the Matter of Philosophy, achieves nothing less than doing for Kierkegaard what Slavoj Žižek has done for Hegel.

While remaining faithful to core components of Kierkegaard’s philosophy, Burns sweeps aside accumulated received readings of him and constructs in their place the figure of a Kierkegaard deeply and undeniably relevant to today’s.

In addition to this novel approach to Kierkegaard, Burnsdefends the most relevant aspects of Kierkegaard in the context of contemporary philosophy. A very good book. Markus Gabriel. Michael Burns, in his magisterial Kierkegaard and the Matter of Philosophy,achieves nothing less than doing for Kierkegaard what Slavoj Žižek has done for : Kierkegaard and the Matter of Philosophy: A Fractured Dialectic (Reframing the Boundaries: Thinking the Political) - Kindle edition by Michael O'Neill Burns.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Kierkegaard and the Matter of Philosophy: A Fractured Dialectic (Reframing the Boundaries 5/5(1).

Kierkegaard and the matter of philosophy book Kierkegaard and the Matter of Philosophy by Michael O'Neill Burns,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(2). Søren 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 system. Kierkegaard and the Matter of Philosophy: A Fractured Dialectic Burns, Michael O'Neill, Kierkegaard, Søren Søren Kierkegaard is often cast as the forefather of existentialism and an anti-Hegelian proponent of the single individual.

Carlisle’s timely book gives us a good way of thinking about all this and of thinking about Kierkegaard again.

Adam Phillips’s new book, Attention Seeking, is due out in July • Philosopher. Michael O’Neill Burns’ new book Kierkegaard and the Matter of Philosophy goes a long way to overcome this sad state of affairs. (Despite no reference to politics in the title, the book is the first in a new series by Rowman & Littlefield that “aims to mine the rich resources of philosophers in the ‘continental’ tradition to thinking the political.”)Author: Lars Tønder.

Kierkegaard was persuaded that in his time people took the meaning of the Christian life for granted, allowing all kinds of worldly and pagan ways of thinking and living to pass for Christian.

He applied this analysis especially to the speculative philosophy of German idealism.5/5(2). C. Stephen Evans provides a clear, readable introduction to Soren Kierkegaard () as a philosopher and thinker.

His book is organised around Kierkegaard's concept of the three 'stages' or 'spheres' of human existence, which provide both a developmental account of the human self and an understanding of three rival views of human life and its meaning.4/5. For Kierkegaard, in Fear and Trembling, joyful acceptance flows from the certitude of faith.

For Nietzsche, in Thus Spoke Zarathustra, joyful acceptance is an acceptance of the eternal recurrence of life, and is ultimately a matter of will. This book explores the relationship between these opposed visions.

Buy Kierkegaard and the Matter of Philosophy by Michael O'Neill Burns from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones Pages: Free 2-day shipping. Buy Reframing the Boundaries: Thinking the Political: Kierkegaard and the Matter of Philosophy: A Fractured Dialectic (Paperback) at He compared Kierkegaard to Eastern philosophy in his book The Philosophy Of Religion in this way: A characteristic and very frequent type of religious faith is determined by the need of rest.

The main cause of fatigue and exhaustion in life is chiefly unrest and distraction of mind. Kierkegaard and the matter of philosophy: a fractured dialectic. [Michael O'Neill Burns] -- This book offers an examination of the political and ontological significance of the authorship of Søren Kierkegaard in relation to German Idealism and contemporary European philosophy.

Kierkegaard and the matter of philosophy: a fractured dialectic. [Michael O'Neill Burns] -- Søren Kierkegaard is often cast as the forefather of existentialism and an anti-Hegelian proponent of.

Kierkegaard is often depicted as an opponent of Hegel and the hegelian philosophers who followed. His criticism is complex, especially since he uses fictitious author names (pseudonymous) and personalities in the critical works (readers of Kierkegaard come to recognize that his styles of writing are important clues to the meanings of his works.

Book Description: Soren Kierkegaard's Fear and Trembling is one of the most widely read works of Continental philosophy and the philosophy of religion. While several commentaries and critical editions exist, Jeffrey Hanson offers a distinctive approach to this crucial text.

In addition to this novel approach to Kierkegaard, Burns defends the most relevant aspects of Kierkegaard in the context of contemporary philosophy. A very good book!, Michael Burns, in his magisterial Kierkegaard and the Matter of Philosophy, achieves nothing less than doing for Kierkegaard what Slavoj iek has done for Hegel.

Fear and Trembling is arguably Søren Kierkegaard best and best known book. It is a poetic account of some of the most important ideas in Kierkegaard's philosophy.

Like many others book by Kierkegaard, Fear and Trembling is also signed by a pseudonym, Johannes de silentio.His first book, Either/Or (), was a brilliant, dialectical, and poetic discussion in which he sought to justify his break with Regine, and in which set forth a basic tenet of his philosophy.Søren Kierkegaard's theology has been a major influence in the development of 20th century theology.Søren Kierkegaard (–) was a 19th-century Danish philosopher who has been generally considered the "Father of Existentialism".During his later years (–), most of his writings shifted from philosophical in nature to religious.