- List of Contributors
- References to Kierkegaard's Works
- Abbreviations of Titles of Kierkegaard's Works
- The Textual Inheritance
- Kierkegaard and the End of the Danish Golden Age
- Kierkegaard and Copenhagen
- Kierkegaard and German Idealism
- Kierkegaard and Romanticism
- Kierkegaard and the Church
- Kierkegaard and Greek Philosophy
- Kierkegaard and the Bible
- Kierkegaard and the History of Theology
- Pseudonyms and ‘Style’
- Selfhood and ‘Spirit’
- Formation and the Critique of Culture
- Time and History
- Kierkegaard's Theology
- Society, Politics, and Modernity
- Translating Kierkegaard
- Kierkegaard and Nietzsche
- Kierkegaard and Heidegger
- Kierkegaard and Phenomenology
- Kierkegaard and Postmodernism
- Kierkegaard, Wittgenstein, and the Wittgensteinian Tradition
- Kierkegaard and Moral Philosophy: Some Recent Themes
- Kierkegaard as Theologian: A History of Countervailing Interpretations
- Kierkegaard and Modern European Literature
- Kierkegaard and English Language Literature
Abstract and Keywords
This chapter examines Soren Kierkegaard's relation with Ludwig Wittgenstein and the Wittgenstein philosophical tradition, explaining that Wittgenstein had read a good deal of Kierkegaard's works, admired them, and even called his predecessor the most profound thinker of the nineteenth century. It also mentions that Wittgenstein made explicit references to Kierkegaard in his notebooks, diaries, and letters. The chapter furthermore discusses the influence of Kierkegaard's , , and on the works of Wittgenstein.
Anthony Rudd is Visiting Associate Professor of Philosophy at St Olaf College. He is the author of Kierkegaard and the Limits of the Ethical (Oxford University Press, 1993); Expressing the World: Skepticism, Wittgenstein and Heidegger (Open Court, 2003); and Self, Value and Narrative: a Kierkegaardian Approach (Oxford University Press, 2012), as well as numerous articles. He co-edited Kierkegaard After MacIntyre (Open Court, 2001) with John Davenport.
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