Kierkegaard Within Your Grasp

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John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, Jun 1, 2004 - Philosophy - 96 pages
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Philosophy's greatest luminaries brought down to earth.
Kierkegaard Within Your Grasp offers fast, easy access to the life and works of the legendary architect of existentialism. In fewer than 100 pages, you'll get all the essentials in everyday language. A short biographical sketch sets the scene, followed by chapters illuminating Kierkegaard's overall philosophy and his most important writings.
For students and lifelong learners seeking an entry point into this remarkably prolific thinker's social commentary, Kierkegaard Within Your Grasp is the springboard to enriched understanding.
Inside you'll find all the vital details, including:
Life
* Family and upbringing
* Religion-from influence to critique
* The Copenhagen intellectual scene

Philosophy
* Overview of key works, themes, and impact
* Perspectives on faith, individualism, literature, and psychology
* Individual chapters on Either/Or, Fear and Trembling, Philosophical Fragments, The Concept of Dread, and Concluding Unscientific Postscript

Additional Resources
* Tracking down Kierkegaard's major works
* Collections, biographies, and critical writings
* Kierkegaard on the Internet

Get a grip-Kierkegaard is within your grasp!

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Shelley O'Hara is the author of more than 120 books, including the best-selling "Easy Windows XP "and other top-selling titles. She has published books on everything from the philosopher Nietzsche to how to buy and sell a house to a kids' book for the iPod. Her main focus is teaching beginning users how to use technology, including Windows. She has a BA in English from the University of South Carolina and an MA in English from the University of Maryland.

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