How to Read Kierkegaard
by John D. Caputo and Simon Critchley


Overview - John D. Caputo offers a compelling account of Kierkegaard as a thinker of particular relevance in our postmodern times, who set off a revolution that counts Martin Heidegger and Jacques Derrida among its heirs. His conceptions of truth as a self-transforming "deed" and his haunting account of the "single individual" seem to have been written especially with us in mind Extracts include Kierkegaard's classic reading of the story of Abraham and Isaac, the revolutionary theory that truth is subjectivity, and his groundbreaking analysis of modern bourgeois life  Read more...

 
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Overview
John D. Caputo offers a compelling account of Kierkegaard as a thinker of particular relevance in our postmodern times, who set off a revolution that counts Martin Heidegger and Jacques Derrida among its heirs. His conceptions of truth as a self-transforming "deed" and his haunting account of the "single individual" seem to have been written especially with us in mind Extracts include Kierkegaard's classic reading of the story of Abraham and Isaac, the revolutionary theory that truth is subjectivity, and his groundbreaking analysis of modern bourgeois life


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  • ISBN-13: 9780393330786
  • ISBN-10: 0393330788
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
  • Publish Date: August 2008
  • Page Count: 132
  • Dimensions: 7.5 x 5.1 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.2 pounds

Series: How to Read

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