Heythrop Journal 53 (1):51-60 (2012)

This article deals with hope – and its importance – by analysing the little-known analysis of hope found in Kierkegaard. Kierkegaard present hope as essential to moral agency, arguingthat hope should never be given up, even if it is not supported by experience. This articlegives an interpretation of the strong claims about the necessity of hope found in Kierkegaardwhich tries to reconstruct some of Kierkegaard’s central claims, arguing that Kierkegaard can be used to sketch a distinction between justified and unjustified hope.
Keywords Kierkegaard  Hope  Highest Good  Despair
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DOI 10.1111/j.1468-2265.2011.00714.x
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