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Treating Kierkegaard as either an exceptional philosopher and a corrective to our time, this paintings presents bills of his key thoughts of tension and melancholy. It explains the novel value of those strategies for our figuring out of freedom, and indicates how humanity can cash in on Kierkegaard's labours. Foreword through Alastair McKinnon.
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