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date: 23 March 2019

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This chapter examines the ideas of Soren Kierkegaard related to moral philosophy. It analyses Kierkegaard's connection to narrative-based views of practical identity and discusses his account of forgiveness, which is considered as his contribution to moral psychology. The chapter also identifies the links between the ideas of Kierkegaard and those of recent moral philosophers including Charles Taylor, Iris Murdoch, Harry Frankfurt, and Alasdair MacIntyre.

Keywords: Soren Kierkegaard, moral philosophy, narrative-based views, practical identity, forgiveness, moral psychology, Charles Taylor, Iris Murdoch, Harry Frankfurt, Alasdair MacIntyre

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