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Kierkegaard and Kant on Radical Evil and the Highest Good

Virtue, Happiness, and the Kingdom of God


About this book


Kierkegaard and Kant on Radical Evil and the Highest Good is a major study of Kierkegaard's relation to Kant that gives a comprehensive account of radical evil and the highest good, two controversial doctrines with important consequences for ethics and religion.


Immanuel Kant Søren Kierkegaard Moral Evil Suffering Original Sin Moral Virtue Philosophical Anthropology Happiness Ethical Commonwealth Kingdom of God Theistic Arguments Divine Grace Hope Autonomy Divine Commands autonomy Christianity ethics existence of god god history of philosophy immortality Kant Kierkegaard morality naturalism philosophy religion theology

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.University of TromsøNorway

About the authors

Roe Fremstedal is Full Professor at the Department of Philosophy, University of Tromsø – The Arctic University of Norway. Fremstedal has published in journals such as Kantian Review, Religious Studies, Journal of Religious Ethics, and International Journal for Philosophy of Religion.

Bibliographic information


“In this eleven-chapter monograph, Fremstedal offers a fresh contribution to the growing scholarship on the comparative religious thought of Søren Kierkegaard and Immanuel Kant that will also appeal to philosophers of religion.” (Erik M. Hanson, Religious Studies Review, Vol. 42 (4), December, 2016)