Kierkegaard, Metaphysics and Political Theory: Unfinished Selves

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Alison Assiter argues that the notion of the person that lies at the heart of the liberal tradition is derived from a Kantian and Cartesian metaphysic. This metaphysic, according to her, is flawed and it permeates a number of aspects of the tradition. Significantly it excludes certain individuals, those who are labelled 'mad' or 'evil'. Instead she offers an alternative metaphysical image of the person that is derived largely from the work of Kierkegaard. Assiter argues that there is a strand of Kierkegaard's writing that ...

Kierkegaard, Metaphysics and Political Theory: Unfinished Selves 2011, Continuum Publishing Corporation, New York

ISBN-13: 9781441199690

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Kierkegaard, Metaphysics and Political Theory: Unfinished Selves 2009, Continuum, New York

ISBN-13: 9780826498311

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