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By Genia Schönbaumsfeld

Cursory allusions to the relation among Kierkegaard and Wittgenstein are universal within the philosophical literature, yet there was little within the means of great and complete statement at the dating in their rules. Genia Schönbaumsfeld closes this hole and gives new readings of Kierkegaard's and Wittgenstein's conceptions of philosophy and non secular belief.

Chapter one files Kierkegaard's impression on Wittgenstein, whereas chapters and 3 offer trenchant criticisms of 2 trendy makes an attempt to check the 2 thinkers, D. Z. Phillips and James Conant. In bankruptcy 4, Schönbaumsfeld develops Kierkegaard's and Wittgenstein's concerted criticisms of the 'spaceship view' of faith and defends it opposed to the typical fees of 'fideism' and 'irrationalism'.

As good as contributing to modern debate approximately how one can learn Kierkegaard's and Wittgenstein's paintings, A Confusion of the Spheres addresses matters which not just hindrance students of Wittgenstein and Kierkegaard, yet someone drawn to the philosophy of faith, or the moral elements of philosophical perform as such.

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