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By Michael O'Neill Burns

Søren Kierkegaard is usually forged because the forefather of existentialism and an anti-Hegelian proponent of the one person. but this publication calls those conventional characterizations into query by means of arguing that Kierkegaard deals not just a scientific critique of idealist philosophy, yet extra strangely, a political ontology that's mockingly at domestic within the context of twenty-first-century philosophical and political thought.

Through an in depth attention of his authorship within the context of nineteenth-century German idealism, Michael O'Neill Burns argues that Kierkegaard develops an ontology, anthropology and concept of the political which are results of his severe appropriation of the philosophical initiatives of Hegel, Schelling, and Fichte. whereas beginning out within the philosophical issues of the 19th century, the booklet deals an interpretation of Kierkegaard that exhibits his relevance to philosophers and political theorists within the twenty-first century.

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