Kierkegaard on Faith and the Self: Collected Essays
: Kierkegaard on Faith and the Self represents a rich collection of studies that allow Søren Kierkegaard to speak directly to the questions of contemporary readers. Evans analyzes Kierkegaard as a philosopher, his perspectives on faith, reason, and epistemology, ethics,...
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Kierkegaard on Faith and the Self represents a rich collection of studies that allow Søren Kierkegaard to speak directly to the questions of contemporary readers. Evans analyzes Kierkegaard as a philosopher, his perspectives on faith, reason, and epistemology, ethics, and his view of the self. Evans makes a strong case that Kierkegaard has something crucial to say to the Christian church as a philosopher and something equally crucial to say to the philosophical world as a Christian believer.
C. Stephen Evans (Ph.D., Yale University) is Distinguished University Professor of Philosophy and the Humanities at Baylor University. He previously taught in the philosophy departments at Calvin College, St. Olaf College and Wheaton College.
His publications include Why Believe: Reason and Mystery as Pointers to God(Eerdmans, 1996); The Historical Christ and the Jesus of Faith: The Incarnational Narrative as History (Oxford, 1996); Faith Beyond Reason (Edinburgh University Press, Eerdmans,1998); Pocket Dictionary of Philosophy of Religion and Apologetics (InterVarsity Press, 2002), Philosophy of Religion (InterVarsity Press, 1985/ 2009), and Kierkegaard's Ethic of Love: Divine Commands and Moral Requirements (Oxford, 2004)
Some of his most recent works include Kierkegaard: An Introduction (Cambridge, 2009); and Exploring Kenotic Christology: The Self-Emptying of God
- :<p>acknowledgments</p><p>preface</p><p>a Note On Citations From Kierkegaard</p><p>sigla</p><p><br>part One. Introduction</p><p>1 Kierkegaard As A Christian Thinker</p><p><br>part Two. Kiekegaard The Philosopher</p><p>2 Realism And Antirealism In Kierkegaard's Concluding Unscientific Postscript</p><p>3 Kant And Kierkegaard On The Possibility Of Metaphysics</p><p>4 The Role Of Irony In Kierkegaard's Philosophical Fragments</p><p>5 Kierkegaard's View Of Humor: Must Christians Always Be Solemn?</p><p>6 Misusing Religious Language: Something About Kierkegaard And The Myth Of God Incarnate</p><p><br>part Three. Kierkegaard On Faith, Reason, And Reformed Epistemology</p><p>7 Is Kierkegaard An Irrationalist? Reason, Paradox, And Faith</p><p>8 Apologetic Arguments In Philosophical Fragments</p><p>9 The Relevance Of Historical Evidence For Christian Faith: A Critique Of A Kierkegaardian View</p><p>10 Kierkegaard And Plantinga On Belief In God: Subjectivity As The Ground Of Properly Basic Religious Beliefs</p><p>11 Externalist Epistemology, Subjectivity, And Christian Knowledge: Plantinga And Kierkegaard</p><p><br>part Four. Kierkegaard On Ethics And Authority</p><p>12 Faith As The Telos Of Morality: A Reading Of Fear And Trembling</p><p>13 A Kierkegaardian View Of The Foundations Of Morality</p><p>14 Kierkegaard On Religious Authority: The Problem Of The Criterion</p><p><br>part Five. Kierkegaard On The Self: Philosophical Psychology</p><p>15 Who Is The Other In The Sickness Unto Death? God And Human Relations In The Constitution Of The Self</p><p>16 Kierkegaard's View Of The Unconscious</p><p>17 Does Kierkegaard Think Beliefs Can Be Directly Willed?</p><p>18 Where There's A Will There's A Way: Kierkegaard's Theory Of Action</p><p><br>part Six. Conclusion</p><p>19 Where Can Kierkegaard Take Us?</p><p><br>notes</p><p>bibliography</p><p>index</p>