By Peter J. Mehl
Contrary to Kierkegaard's excellent of ethical personhood and orthodox Christian identification, Mehl goals to recognize the potential of pluralism in existential identities. by way of hard sensitivity to the deep methods social and cultural context affects human notion, interpretation and self?representation, Mehl argues that Kierkegaard isn't easily researching but in addition partaking in a cultural building of the human being.
Drawing on bills of what it really is to be an individual by means of sought after philosophers outdoor of Kierkegaard scholarship, together with Charles Taylor, Owen Flanagan, Alasdair MacIntyre, and Thomas Nagel, Mehl additionally works to bridge the analytic and continental traditions and reestablishes Kierkegaard as a wealthy source for situating ethical and non secular id. This reexamination of Kierkegaard is usually recommended for somebody attracted to what it capability to be a person.
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