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Love's Grateful StrivingA Commentary on Kierkegaard's Works of Love$
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M. Jamie Ferreira

Print publication date: 2001

Print ISBN-13: 9780195130256

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/0195130251.001.0001

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Love's Mercifulness

Love's Mercifulness

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(p.188) Chapter Thirteen Love's Mercifulness
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Love's Grateful Striving
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M. Jamie Ferreira (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/0195130251.003.0014

The obligation to be merciful applies to poor and rich alike since mercy is distinguished from financial generosity. Material benevolence on the part of those who are well‐off is assumed – here the emphasis is on encouragement for those with few or no means. The relation between sympathy and imagination is explored.

Keywords:   benevolence, generosity, imagination, mercy, sympathy

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