Faith and Reason in Kierkegaard (Paperback)

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In Faith and Reason in Kierkegaard, F. Russell Sullivan analyzes the relationship between faith and reason in Kierkegaard's philosophy. Kierkegaard is widely considered to be an irrationalist. Sullivan argues that he views faith as reasonable in a distinct way that must be uncovered. In some of his pseudonymous works, Kierkegaard speaks of the movement of faith as paradoxical and absurd. There is evidence from his non-pseudonymous works that Kierkegaard does not consider faith irrational. He denigrates reason only in that he wishes to impress upon nominal Christians (who look upon faith only as a body of doctrine) that more and more understanding of the tenets of faith can never yield logical certainty. The doctrines of faith can be argued pro and contra. For Kierkgaard, faith in this context is illogical, but not irrational.


Publisher Univ Pr of Amer
Mfg Part# 9780761849346
SKU 212711031
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0761849343
Release Date 12/1/2009
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0117
Publisher University Press of America
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