Freedom and its Misuses: Kierkegaard on Anxiety and Despair

(1996)

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Treating Kierkegaard as both a great thinker and a corrective to our time, this work provides accounts of his key concepts of anxiety and despair. It explains the radical significance of these concepts for our understanding of freedom, and shows how humanity can profit from Kierkegaard's labours.

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Gregory Beabout
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