The Paradoxical Rationality of Søren Kierkegaard

The Paradoxical Rationality of Søren Kierkegaard

eBook - 2013
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Richard McCombs presents Søren Kierkegaard as an author who deliberately pretended to be irrational in many of his pseudonymous writings in order to provoke his readers to discover the hidden and paradoxical rationality of faith. Focusing on pseudonymous works by Johannes Climacus, McCombs interprets Kierkegaardian rationality as a striving to become a self consistently unified in all its dimensions: thinking, feeling, willing, acting, and communicating. McCombs argues that Kierkegaard's strategy of feigning irrationality is sometimes brilliantly instructive, but also partly misguided. This.
Publisher: Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press, 2013
ISBN: 9780253006578
0253006570
0253006473
9780253006479
9781283979498
1283979497
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xii, 244 pages)

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