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Kierkegaard's Ethic of Love: Divine Commands and Moral Obligations

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C. Stephen Evans explains and defends Kierkegaard's account of moral obligations as rooted in God's commands, the fundamental command being You shall love your neighbour as yourself'. The work will be of interest not only to those interested in Kierkegaard, but also to those interested in the relation between ethics and religion, especially questions about whether morality ...more
Paperback, 376 pages
Published August 1st 2006 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published 2004)
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Evans is a first-rate Kierkegaard scholar. He views WORKS OF LOVE as seminal in the corpus of Kierkegaard's authorship. This book took five years to write and forms his basis of Divine command theory of ethics.

Evans helped change my point of view on Kierkegaard; indeed, his position was that of an orthodox Christian theist rather than the stripped down existentialist found in Camus, Sartre, et al. Evans is one of his 21st century champions and deserves the recognition he currently receives.

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C. Stephen Evans (b. Atlanta , Georgia) is an American historian and philosopher, he is one of the United States' leading experts on Søren Kierkegaard having published six books on Kierkegaard over 25 years. He is currently Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Humanities at Baylor University. He holds a B.A. with High Honors (philosophy), from Wheaton College, an M.Phil. (philosophy) from ...more
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