Kierkegaard: A Biography by Alastair Hannay

By Alastair Hannay

Written by means of one of many world's preeminent gurus on Kierkegaard, this 2001 biography was once the 1st to bare the fragile imbrication of Kierkegaard's existence and proposal. to know the significance and effect of Kierkegaard's inspiration a ways past his local Denmark, it can be crucial to track the various components that led this talented yet (according to his headmaster) 'exceedingly infantile formative years' to grapple with conventional philosophical difficulties and non secular issues in a fashion that later generations could realize as amounting to a philosophical revolution. This publication bargains a robust narrative account on the way to be of specific curiosity to philosophers, literary theorists, highbrow historians, and students of spiritual reports in addition to any non-specialist searching for an authoritative consultant to the lifestyles and paintings of 1 of the main unique and engaging figures in Western philosophy.

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