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(p. xi) List of Contributors

(p. xi) List of Contributors

Lee C. Barrett

is the Stager Professor of Theology at Lancaster Theological Seminary. He has authored several articles concerning Kierkegaard's relation to the Lutheran theological heritage, many of which have appeared in the International Kierkegaard Commentary Series and in Kierkegaard Research: Sources, Reception and Resources. Lee has published an introduction to Kierkegaard's thought entitled Pillars of Modern Theology: Kierkegaard (Abingdon Press, 2010) and is finishing a book on Kierkegaard's relation to Augustine. He serves on the advisory board of the Kierkegaard Research: Sources, Reception and Resources series and on the editorial board of The Kierkegaard Yearbook. He is a former president of the Søren Kierkegaard Society of the USA.

Clare Carlisle

is Lecturer in Philosophy of Religion at King's College London. She is the author of Kierkegaard's Philosophy of Becoming: Movements and Positions (State University of New York Press, 2005) and Kierkegaard's Fear and Trembling (Continuum, 2010). Her English translation of Félix Ravaisson's De l’habitude was published in 2008, and her next book will be On Habit (Routledge, 2013).

John J. Davenport

is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Fordham University. He is the author of Narrative Identity, Autonomy, and Mortality: From Frankfurt and MacIntyre to Kierkegaard (Routledge, 2012); Will as Commitment and Resolve: An Existential Account of Creativity, Love, Virtue, and Happiness (Fordham, 2007), as well as several essays on Kierkegaard and ethics, character, free will, and eschatological faith. He co-edited Kierkegaard After MacIntyre (Open Court, 2001) with Anthony Rudd.

C. Stephen Evans

is University Professor of Philosophy and Humanities at Baylor University. He formerly held positions at Calvin College, St Olaf College (where he directed the Hong Kierkegaard Library), and Wheaton College. He is the author of many books, including Kierkegaard's Ethic of Love: Divine Commands and Moral Obligations (Oxford University Press, 2004), Kierkegaard: An Introduction (Cambridge University Press, 2009), Natural Signs and Knowledge of God: A New Look at Theistic Arguments (Oxford University Press, 2010) and Divine Authority and the Foundations of Moral Obligation (Oxford University Press, 2013).

M. Jamie Ferreira

is Emeritus Professor of Philosophy of Religion in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia. She is the author of Kierkegaard: An Introduction (Blackwell, 2009), Love's Grateful Striving (Oxford University Press, 2001), and Transforming Vision: Will and Imagination in Kierkegaardian Faith (Oxford University Press, 1991), as well as numerous articles on religious epistemology and modern religious thought. (p. xii)

Rick Anthony Furtak

is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Colorado College. In addition to his interests in ancient and existential philosophy, he also works on the moral psychology of emotions and on the relations between philosophy and literature. He is the author of Wisdom in Love: Kierkegaard and the Ancient Quest for Emotional Integrity (University of Notre Dame Press, 2005) and the editor of Kierkegaard's ‘Concluding Unscientific Postscript’: A Critical Guide (Cambridge University Press, 2010). He has published one book of poetry in translation as well: Rilke's ‘Sonnets to Orpheus’: A New English Version, with a Philosophical Introduction (University of Scranton Press, 2007). His current projects include works on American philosophy, the philosophy of religion, and the rationality of emotion.

Joakim Garff

is Associate Research Professor at the Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre in Copenhagen and a co-editor of Søren Kierkegaards Skrifter. He is author of SAK (2000), an award winning biography of Kierkegaard, translated into English as Søren Kierkegaard: A Biography (Princeton University Press, 2005). From 1992 to 1999 he was Chair of the Danish Kierkegaard Society, and is currently working on Kierkegaard and the concept of culture.

Arne Grøn

is Professor of Ethics and Philosophy of Religion at the University of Copenhagen. He is a co-founder of, and professor at, the Danish National Research Foundation Center for Subjectivity Research. He is a Member of the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters.

Alastair Hannay

is Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at the University of Oslo. He has published three books on Kierkegaard, one in the ‘Arguments of the Philosophers’ series (Routledge 1982, reprinted 1999), a biography (Cambridge University Press, 2001), and selected essays (Routledge, 2003). Together with Gordon D. Marino, he is editor of the Cambridge Companion to Kierkegaard (Cambridge University Press, 1998). He has published several Kierkegaard translations and is engaged in the ongoing Princeton critical edition of Kierkegaard's Journals and Papers.

Anders Holm

is Research Lecturer in the department of Church History in the Theology Faculty of Copenhagen University, specializing in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. His doctorate Two Contemporaries dealt with the relationship between Kierkegard and N. F. S. Grundtvig (To Samtidige, Anis 2009).

Lore Hühn

is Professor of Philosophy specializing in Ethics and German Idealism at the University of Freiburg. She is a member of the directorial committees of the Interdisciplinary Center of Ethics (Freiburg) founded October 2005 and of the Schopenhauer Society. Since 2008 she has been president of the International Schelling Society and from 2009 a member of the editorial board of the Historico-Critical Edition of Schelling's Writings at the Bavarian Academy of Sciences, Munich; she is also a member of the advisory board to the ‘Nietzsche-Kommentar’ of the Heidelberg Academy of Sciences. (p. xiii)

Bruce H. Kirmmse

is Professor Emeritus at Connecticut College and has also been a Reader at the University of Copenhagen. He is the author of two books and numerous essays dealing with Kierkegaard and other subjects pertaining to Danish and European intellectual history. He has also done many translations of works by and about Kierkegaard and is General Editor of Kierkegaard's Journals and Notebooks (Princeton University Press, 2007–).

Markus Kleinert

is Assistant Professor at the Max Weber Center for Advanced Cultural and Social Studies, University of Erfurt. He is copy-editor and co-editor of the new German Kierkegaard edition (Deutsche Søren Kierkegaard Edition). He is currently engaged in research on ‘transfiguration’ in art, religion, and philosophy. Selected publications include Sich verzehrender Skeptizismus. Läuterungen bei Hegel und Kierkegaard (Kierkegaard Studies. Monograph Series, vol. 12) (de Gruyter, 2005); and the edited Kunst und Religion. Ein kontroverses Verhältnis (Chorus, 2010).

David R. Law

is Professor of Christian Thought and Philosophical Theology at the University of Manchester. Among his publications are two books on Kierkegaard, namely Kierkegaard as Negative Theologian (Oxford University Press, 1993) and Kierkegaard's Kenotic Christology (Oxford University Press, 2013). He has also published articles on Kierkegaard in the International Kierkegaard Commentary and in Kierkegaard Research: Sources, Reception and Resources.

John Lippitt

is Professor of Ethics and Philosophy of Religion at the University of Hertfordshire. His publications include Humour and Irony in Kierkegaard's Thought (Palgrave, 2000); the Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Kierkegaard and Fear and Trembling (Routledge, 2003); and Kierkegaard and the Problem of Self-love (Cambridge University Press, 2013). Other interests include the virtues; the philosophy of love and friendship; the relationship between philosophy and theology; and the relevance of philosophy to psychotherapy.

Leonardo F. Lisi

is Assistant Professor in the Humanities Center at Johns Hopkins University. He is the author of Marginal Modernity: The Aesthetics of Dependency from Kierkegaard to Joyce (Fordham, 2012), as well as numerous articles on Kierkegaard and European modernism. An executive editor of the comparative literature issue of MLN, Lisi is also a member of the International Editorial Advisory Board for the Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism.

William McDonald

is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of New England, Australia. He is translator of Kierkegaard's Prefaces (University Press of Florida State, 1989), co-editor of Kierkegaard's Concepts with Jon Stewart and Steven Emmanuel (Ashgate, 2013), and author of numerous articles on Kierkegaard, including the entry in the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

Paul Martens

held a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Notre Dame and currently teaches Christian Ethics at Baylor University. He is the author of The Heterodox (p. xiv) Yoder (Cascade, 2012), A (Very) Critical Introduction to Kierkegaard (Eerdmans, 2013), Reading Kierkegaard II: A Guide to Works of Love (Cascade, 2013), and numerous articles on Kierkegaard's theology and ethics.

Edward F. Mooney

is Professor of Religion and Philosophy at Syracuse University. His writings include On Søren Kierkegaard: Dialogue, Polemics, Lost Intimacy and Time (Ashgate, 2007), Lost Intimacy in American Thought: Recovering Personal Philosophy from Thoreau to Cavell (Continuum, 2009), Selves in Discord and Resolve: Kierkegaard's Moral-Religious Psychology (Routledge, 1996), and Knights of Faith and Resignation: Reading Kierkegaard's Fear and Trembling (SUNY, 1991), as well as numerous articles.

George Pattison

is Lady Margaret Professor of Divinity at the University of Oxford and a Canon of Christ Church Cathedral. His recent books include God and Being: An Enquiry (Oxford University Press, 2011) and Kierkegaard and the Quest for Unambiguous Life (Oxford University Press, 2012). He is also co-editor with Nicholas Adams and Graham Ward of The Oxford Handbook of Theology and Modern European Thought.

Hugh S. Pyper

is Professor of Biblical Studies at the University of Sheffield, with a particular interest in the interaction between the biblical tradition and literary and critical theory. His recent book The Joy of Kierkegaard (Equinox Press) focuses on the role of biblical exegesis in the development of Kierkegaard's thought.

Robert C. Roberts

is Distinguished Professor of Ethics at Baylor University. He writes on topics in ethics and moral psychology and is influenced by the writings of Søren Kierkegaard. Recent books include Emotions: An Essay in Aid of Moral Psychology (Cambridge University Press, 2003) and (with Jay Wood) Intellectual Virtues: An Essay in Regulative Epistemology (Oxford University Press, 2007). He is currently finishing Emotions and Values, which will be published by Cambridge. He has published a dozen or so essays on Kierkegaard, and a book on Philosophical Fragments: Faith, Reason, and History: Rethinking Kierkegaard's Philosophical Fragments (Mercer, 1986).

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.

Philipp Schwab

is a postdoctoral research assistant at the Department of Philosophy at the University of Freiburg. Since 2009, he has been Scientific Coordinator of a project on editing Schelling's Erlangen Lectures (funded by the Thyssen Stiftung). He has also been a visiting researcher at the Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre, University of Copenhagen (2008), and at the Schelling Comission at the Bavarian Academy of Sciences, Munich (2010). (p. xv)

Steven Shakespeare

is Lecturer in Philosophy at Liverpool Hope University. He is a Fellow of the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics and co-facilitates the Association for Continental Philosophy of Religion. His published work includes Kierkegaard, Language and the Reality of God (Ashgate, 2001); Radical Orthodoxy: A Critical Introduction (SPCK, 2007); Derrida and Theology (T & T Clark, 2009); and (co-edited with Claire Molloy and Charlie Blake) Beyond Human: From Animality to Transhumanism (Continuum, 2012).

K. Brian Söderquist

is Lecturer at the University of Copenhagen Faculty of Theology, and Co-general Editor of the new translation of Kierkegaard's Journals and Notebooks, published by Princeton University Press. Söderquist received his Ph.D. from the University of Copenhagen in 2005, has a Master's degree from Yale University, and a Bachelor's degree from Utah State University. He has published a book and numerous articles on Kierkegaard and German Romanticism and Idealism. His other interests include French existentialism and aesthetics.

Patrick Stokes

is Lecturer in Philosophy at Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia and a visiting Research Fellow at the University of Hertfordshire. He has previously held research positions at Hertfordshire, the University of Copenhagen, and St Olaf College. He is the author of Kierkegaard's Mirrors: Interest, Self, and Moral Vision (Palgrave, 2010) and Editor (with Adam Buben) of Kierkegaard and Death (Indiana University Press, 2011).

Steen Tullberg

is a member of staff at the Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre in Copenhagen. He is Head of the Philological Department and a member of the editorial board of the new edition, Søren Kierkegaards Skrifter. He has written articles on the Danish and German reception of Kierkegaard including the book Søren Kierkegaard i Danmark (C. A. Reitzel, 2006).

Claudia Welz

is Professor of Systematic Theology at the University of Copenhagen and Research Fellow at the Center for Subjectivity Research. She has studied Theology and Philosophy in Tübingen, Jerusalem, Munich, and Heidelberg, and obtained her Ph.D. and venia legendi from the University of Zurich. Her doctoral dissertation Love's Transcendence and the Problem of Theodicy (2008) was awarded the 2009 John Templeton Award for Theological Promise. Her habilitation thesis is entitled Vertrauen und Versuchung (Mohr Siebeck, 2010).

Sylvia Walsh

is Scholar in Residence at Stetson University and the author of three books on Kierkegaard, Living Poetically (Penn State University Press, 1994), Living Christianly (Penn State, 2005), and Kierkegaard: Thinking Christianly (Oxford University Press, 2009), as well as the translator of Fear and Trembling (Cambridge University Press, 2006) and Discourses at the Communion on Fridays (Indiana University Press, 2011). She is also Co-chair of the Kierkegaard, Religion and Culture Group in the American Academy of Religion.

Merold Westphal

is the Distinguished Professor of Philosophy Emeritus at Fordham University; Adjunct Professor at Australian Catholic University; and Guest Professor at (p. xvi) Wuhan University, China. He is the author of two books on Hegel and two on Kierkegaard, he also works on continental philosophy of religion in the contexts of existentialism, phenomenology, hermeneutics, ideology critique, and deconstruction. Recent books include Suspicion and Faith: The Religious Uses of Modern Atheism (Fordham University Press, 1998), Overcoming Onto-theology: Toward a Postmodern Christian Faith (Fordham, 2001), Transcendence and Self-Transcendence: On God and the Soul (Indiana University Press, 2004), Levinas and Kierkegaard in Dialogue (Indiana, 2008), and Whose Community? Which Interpretation? Philosophical Hermeneutics for the Church (Baker Academic, 2009).