David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Cambridge University Press (2006)
This volume is a study of the relationship between philosophy and faith in Søren Kierkegaard's Philosophical Fragments. It is also the first book to focus on the role of Socrates in this psuedonymous volume, and it illuminates the significance of Socrates for Kierkegaard's thought in general. Jacob Howland argues that in Fragments, philosophy and faith are closely related passions. A careful examination of the role of Socrates in Fragments demonstrates that Socratic, philosophical eros opens up a path to faith. At the same time, the work of faith - which holds the self together with that which transcends it, the finite with the infinite, and one's life in time with eternity - is essentially erotic in the Socratic sense of the term. Chapters on Kierkegaard's Johannes Climacus and on Plato's Apology and related dialogues shed light on the Socratic character of the pseudonymous author of Fragments and the role of 'the god' in Socrates' pursuit of wisdom. Howland also analyzes the Concluding Unscientific Postscript and Kierkegaard's reflections on Socrates and Christ in his unpublished papers.
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$38.17 used (69% off) $109.63 new (9% off) $120.00 direct from Amazon Amazon page|
|Call number||B4373.P453.H69 2006|
|ISBN(s)||9780521862035 0521862035 9780521730365|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Jonathan Malesic (2013). The Paralyzing Instant. Journal of Religious Ethics 41 (2):209-232.
Andrew Torrance (2014). Do You Have the Heart to Come to Faith? A Look at Anti‐Climacus' Reading of Matthew 11.6. Heythrop Journal 55 (5):860-870.
Jonathan Malesic (2007). Illusion and Offense in Philosophical Fragments : Kierkegaard's Inversion of Feuerbach's Critique of Christianity. [REVIEW] International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 62 (1):43 - 55.
Jonathan Malesic (2007). Illusion and Offense in Philosophical Fragments: Kierkegaard’s Inversion of Feuerbach’s Critique of Christianity. International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 62 (1):43-55.
John Lippitt (2008). What Neither Abraham nor Johannes de Silentio Could Say. Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 82 (1):79-99.
Similar books and articles
Alexander Pruss, Faith, Paradox, Reason and the Argumentum Spiritus Sancti in Climacus and Kierkegaard.
Jamie Turnbull (2007). Kierkegaard and Socrates: A Study in Philosophy and Faith (Review). Journal of the History of Philosophy 45 (3):503-504.
Murray A. Rae (1997). Kierkegaard's Vision of the Incarnation: By Faith Transformed. Clarendon Press.
Daniel Watts (2010). Subjective Thinking: Kierkegaard on Hegel's Socrates. Hegel Bulletin of Great Britain 61 (Spring / Summer):23-44.
Eric Jozef Ziolkowski (2011). The Literary Kierkegaard. Northwestern University Press.
Christopher Lauer (2009). Kierkegaard and Aristophanes on the Suspension of Irony. Idealistic Studies 39 (1/3):125-136.
Christopher A. P. Nelson (2009). Review of Kierkegaard and Socrates: A Study in Philosophy and Faith. [REVIEW] International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 65 (1):53 - 57.
Søren Kierkegaard (1992). Concluding Unscientific Postscript to Philosophical Fragments. Princeton University Press.
Jacob Howland (2010). Lessing and Socrates in Kierkegaard's Postscript. In Rick Anthony Furtak (ed.), Kierkegaard's 'Concluding Unscientific Postscript': A Critical Guide. Cambridge University Press
Rick Anthony Furtak (ed.) (2010). Kierkegaard's 'Concluding Unscientific Postscript': A Critical Guide. Cambridge University Press.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads44 ( #95,279 of 1,907,233 )
Recent downloads (6 months)2 ( #343,301 of 1,907,233 )
How can I increase my downloads?