Love, Reason, and Will: Kierkegaard After Frankfurt

2016.06.30 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Anthony Rudd and John Davenport (eds.), Love, Reason, and Will: Kierkegaard After Frankfurt, Bloomsbury, 2015, 290pp., $34.95
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2016.06.30 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Anthony Rudd and John Davenport (eds.), Love, Reason, and Will: Kierkegaard After Frankfurt, Bloomsbury, 2015, 290pp., $34.95 (pbk), ISBN 9781628927313. Reviewed by Elizabeth Murray, Loyola Marymount University John Davenport and Anthony Rudd’s edited volume provides an excellent contribution to Kierkegaardian scholarship and to current debates surrounding Harry Frankfurt’s seminal thought. As C. Stephen Evans comments in his blurb on the cover, “This is one of the few books that will truly bridge the ‘analytic-continental’ divide in contemporary philosophy.” Yet, the ‘bridging’ is neither explicit nor forced. The eleven contributors draw on a wide range of historical and contemporary thinkers in interpreting Frankfurt’s and Kierkegaard’s accounts of love. They demonstrate openness to pursue questions where they lead, and they display generosity in their charitable readings of the accounts of others. The. . .

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