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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 31.95
Martin Heidegger is one of the most controversial thinkers of the twentieth century. His writings are notoriously difficult: they both require and reward careful reading. The Later Heidegger introduces and accesses: * Heidegger's life and the background to his later works * The ideas and texts of some of his influential later works, including The... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 128.00
George Pattison provides a bold and innovative reassessment of Kierkegaard's neglected Eighteen Upbuilding Discourses and reading of his work as a whole. The first full length assessment of the discourses in English, this volume will be essential reading for philosophers and theologians, and anyone interested in Kierkegaard and the history of philosophy. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 37.00
George Pattison examines Kierkegaard's religious thought within the framework of the debates about religion, culture and society taking place in contemporary newspapers and journals. Bringing Kierkegaard into relation to such phenomena has important implications for our understanding of his view of the nature of religious communication in modern society. more...
- OUP Oxford 2005; US$ 48.99
Taking up the critique of theology found in the work of Heidegger, George Pattison argues for a model of thinking about God that would not be liable to the charge of `enframing' that Heidegger sees as characteristic of technological thinking. He constructs his case in relation to particular issues in bioethics, the place of theology in the university,... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 76.00
Situates Kierkegaard in the nineteenth-century debates which influenced him and discusses his relevance to contemporary Christian theology. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1996; US$ 160.00
Can theology still operate in the void of post-theism? In attempting to answer this question Agnosis examines the concept of the void itself, tracing a history of nothingness from Augustine through Kierkegaard and Nietzsche to Bataille and Derrida, and dialoguing with Japan's Kyoto School philosophers. It is argued that neither Augustinian nor post-Hegelian... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 39.00
Existentialism was one of the most important influences on twentieth-century thought, especially in the period between the 1920s and early 1960s. Best known in its atheistic representatives such as Sartre, it also numbered many significant religious thinkers. Anxious Angels is a critical introduction to these religious existentialists, who are treated... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 34.95
This book examines the question of death in the light of Heideggers paradigmatic discussion in Being and Time. Pattison reveals where and how Heidegger and theology part ways but also how Heidegger can helpfully challenge theology to rethink one of its own fundamental questions: human beings relation to their death and the meaning of death... more...