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Philosopher of the heart : the restless life of Søren Kierkegaard / Clare Carlisle.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780374231187
  • ISBN: 0374231184
  • Physical Description: xx, 339 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2020.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-319) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The life of Soren Kierkegaard: key events and major publications -- May 1843: return journey. Living the question of existence ; 'My regine!' ; In defiance of pseudo-philosophers ; Following Abraham home -- 1848-1812: life understood backwards. Learning to be human: lesson one ; 'Come unto me' ; Aesthetic education; Living without a life-view ; The Socrates of Christendom ; Repetition: a new philosophy of life ; How to be anxious ; Life's labyrinth -- 1849-1855: life lived forwards. At odds with the world ; 'This is how it is with me' ; The last battle -- Kierkegaard's afterlife.
Summary, etc.:
"Clare Carlisle's innovative and moving biography writes Kierkegaard's remarkable life as far as possible from his own perspective, conveying what it was like to be this Socrates of Christendom"-- Provided by publisher.
Author Notes

Clare Carlisle is Reader in Philosophy and Theology at King’s College London. She is a regular contributor to the Times Literary Supplement and has written dozens of articles on philosophy for The Guardian. Her book, On Habit, was named an Outstanding Academic Title of 2014 by Choice, and she has recently edited George Eliot’s translation of Spinoza’s Ethics. She grew up in Manchester, studied philosophy and theology at Cambridge, and now lives in Hackney.

Subject: Kierkegaard, Søren, 1813-1855.
Philosophers > Denmark > Biography.
Kierkegaard, Søren, 1813-1855.
Genre: Biographies.

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