Bonhoeffer as Kierkegaard’s ‘single individual’ in a ‘state of exception’

Brown, Petra 2012, Bonhoeffer as Kierkegaard’s ‘single individual’ in a ‘state of exception’, Ph.D thesis, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Deakin University.

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Title Bonhoeffer as Kierkegaard’s ‘single individual’ in a ‘state of exception’
Author Brown, Petra
Institution Deakin University
School School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Faculty Faculty of Arts and Education
Degree type Research doctorate
Degree name Ph.D
Thesis advisor Weeks, Ian
Vandenberg, AndrewORCID iD for Vandenberg, Andrew
Date submitted 2012-10
Keyword(s) Violence, justification for
Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Soren Kierkegaard
Carl Schmitt
Summary This thesis interrogates the idea that violence can be justified as a ‘last resort’ through investigating the concept of ‘exception’ in the writing and action of the German theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer, in conjunction with the writings of Soren Kierkegaard and the Nazi jurist Carl Schmitt.
Language eng
Field of Research 220315 Philosophy of Religion
160609 Political Theory and Political Philosophy
Socio Economic Objective 940201 Civics and Citizenship
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