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Existence Philosophy as a Humanism?
Abstract This article examines the challenges for understanding Kierkegaard’s philosophy from the perspective of our modern, heterogeneous societies, and seeks to define a humanism or existentialExpand
The Truth Behind the Text: Rachel Bespaloff as a Reader of Kierkegaard from “the Most Torn-Apart Backdrop of History”
Abstract Although Rachel Bespaloff published only two short studies of Kierkegaard’s works (1934-1935), her work, some of the first critical analyses of his philosophy, had a profound impact onExpand
A world without imagination? Consequences of aphantasia for an existential account of self
ABSTRACT Aphantasia is a spectrum disorder, affecting the ability of otherwise healthy individuals to form voluntary or conscious mental images, and in some cases also any form of sensoryExpand
Kierkegaard and Beauvoir: Existential Ethics as a Humanism
Abstract Simone de Beauvoir’s moral philosophy has received relatively little attention in the scholarly world. This article seeks to bring her Ethics of Ambiguity into dialogue with SørenExpand
Love, Death, and the Limits of Singularity
Abstract Love and death are two predominate and multifarious themes in Kierkegaard’s authorship. The aim of this paper will be to demonstrate that a coherent, unified understanding of Kierkegaard’sExpand
Election or the Individual? Levinas on Kierkegaard’s Challenges to Judaism
While much recent scholarship has sought to analyze the relation between Kierkegaard and Levinas, this scholarship has focused almost exclusively on examinations of the ethical perspectives offeredExpand
Faith in the Mode of Absence: Kierkegaard’s Jewish Readers in 1930s France (Rachel Bespaloff, Benjamin Fondane, Lev Shestov, and Jean Wahl)
Abstract In the 1930s, Jean Wahl, Lev Shestov, Benjamin Fondane, and Rachel Bespaloff were among the first to seriously introduce philosophical readings of Kierkegaard’s works in France. As JewishExpand