Gordon Marino


Professor Emeritus and Director of the Hong Kierkegaard Library at St. Olaf College, Gordon Marino is the author of The Existentialist’s Survival Guide (Harper). 

Lessons from the Ring—Then and Now

from The Body in Question, Volume 17, Number 2

Coming to terms with our most basic instincts is another thing we learn through boxing.

Dimensions of Freedom

from The Phantom Economy, Volume 12, Number 2

Increased choice equals increased freedom—or does it?

The Fantasy of Self-Forgiveness

We need to preserve a distinction between recognizing our transgressions and resolving to change, on one hand, and imagining that we can forgive ourselves, on the other.