I’m absolutely delighted to say that The Naked Self: Kierkegaard and Personal Identity has now been released in Europe. It should be available in the US and via Amazon in the next couple of months. The Naked Self is the Continue reading The Naked Self: Kierkegaard and Personal Identity is out!
I’m delighted to say that Narrative, Identity and the Kierkegaardian Self is now available. Edited by John Lippitt and myself, this is the first collection on Kierkegaard and narrative personal identity in over a decade – think of it as Continue reading “Narrative, Identity, and the Kierkegaardian Self” is out!
[Originally posted at The Conversation; feel free to join in the discussion there] The akedah narrative – the story of Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son Isaac at God’s command – is one that has long inspired and haunted Jews, Continue reading Divine astroturf: should anti-vaccinationists get their own church?
2013 promises to be a banner year in Kierkegaard Studies. It’s SK’s 200th birthday on 5th May, and there’s conferences, seminars and publications planned throughout the year, in Denmark and around the world. As part of the bicentenary, Jeff Hanson Continue reading Conference Announcement: Kierkegaard in the World
Not long into my project in Copenhagen, I started a rather strange little side-project: an investigation into the arrival of the table-turning craze (known in Danish as borddansen) in Copenhagen in 1853. Kierkegaard never mentions the practice in his writings, but Continue reading The Science of the Dead