By Kierkegaard, Sren; Kierkegaard, Søren; Carlisle, Clare
An available and unique exploration of the theological and philosophical importance of Kierkegaard’s non secular thought.
Søren Kierkegaard’s idea of “repetition” because the new classification of fact signaled the start of existentialist suggestion, turning philosophical cognizance from the pursuit of aim wisdom to the flow of changing into that characterizes each one individual’s existence. targeting the topic of circulation in his 1843 pseudonymous texts Either/Or, Repetition, and Fear and Trembling, Clare Carlisle offers an unique and illuminating interpretation of Kierkegaard’s spiritual notion, together with newly translated fabric, that emphasizes both its philosophical and theological value. Kierkegaard complained of an absence of stream not just in Hegelian philosophy but in addition in his personal “dreadful nonetheless life,” and his heroes are those that bounce, dance, and make journeysbut what do those events symbolize, and the way are they complete? How do we be real to ourselves, not to mention to others if we're consistently turning into? Carlisle explores those inquiries to discover either the philosophical and the literary coherence of Kierkegaard’s notoriously enigmatic authorship.
“Clare Carlisle has written an professional learn which examines the jobs of move and stasis in 3 of Kierkegaard’s such a lot trendy works … This quantity will curiosity Kierkegaard experts, but it really is written with a readability and magnificence which additionally make it appropriate as an creation or a complement to shut learn of the early pseudonymous works.” — Religious Studies
“This outstanding e-book represents the very most interesting contribution to the starting to be physique of latest writings at the strange and elusive corpus of Kierkegaard’s early pseudonymous writings. the writer brings a rare point of philosophical sophistication and rhetorical aptitude to this paintings, and the result's a desirable e-book that would entice students of philosophy and faith in various fields starting from ethics and literature, to theology and postmodernism. That stated, the booklet is written so sincerely, and with such obtrusive ardour, that it'll entice a extra well known viewers as wellmuch as Kierkegaard’s pseudonymous writings themselves have been designed to do.” Louis A. Ruprecht Jr., writer of Afterwords: Hellenism, Modernism, and the parable of Decadence