Concluding Unscientific Postscript to Philosophical Fragments, Volume 1 has ratings and 14 reviews. John said: In many ways, this book is necessary w. This chapter offers a reading of Søren Kierkegaard’s philosophical work Concluding Unscientific Postscript to ‘Philosophical Fragments’ to illuminate his ideas. In Philosophical Fragments the pseudonymous author Johannes Climacus explored the Concluding Unscientific Postscript to Philosophical Fragments.

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Surprisingly, Hannay’s edition lacks marginal page references — or even a separate page concordance, as in the Hong edition — to any of the available Danish editions.

The first total opponent of Hegel’s standpoint was Soren Kierkegaard, father of modern existentialism.

You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. But no birth is without birth-pangs and no revelation is without unscientfiic experience of suffering. It then examines Kierkegaard’s arguments about God’s transcendence and revelation, faith and subjectivity.

This is a regrettable missed opportunity: Wilde and William Kimmel, eds. Do those things make one a Christian?

His early work was written under various pseudonyms who present their own distinctive viewpoints in a complex dialogue. This fact can be a convenience, but it can also be a curse; in borderline cases, it philosphical the translator to sacrifice English clarity for sharper surface echoes of the Philosophicap.

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Concluding Unscientific Postscript to Philosophical Fragments, Volume 1

And it is here that the book’s trouble begins. These puzzles are thick and knotted. This means that being a true Christian turns out to be overwhelmingly a matter of subjective concern: Lassetter rated it really liked it Aug 11, If you want a shorter and slightly easier read you can check out S.

It is a colossal achievement. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter. The receiver must experience or have experienced what is being communicated, not just hear it. Hannay’s offerings are deservedly popular: Jun 21, Peter rated it it was amazing. This leaves the third and ongoing stage of Kierkegaard translation, which I cannot resist calling “aesthetic”.

Concluding Unscientific Postscript to Philosophical Fragments

This combination of gross objectivism and bottomless subjectivism represents a synthesis of logically irreconcilable, contradictory principles of thought, which is equally unfortunate from the point of view of philosophical consistency and from that ethical and cultural value. I don’t even unscienttific what to say about it except If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

Aug 04, John Lucy rated it it was amazing. Views Read Edit View history. The answer lies in existence. To troubleshoot, please check our FAQsand if you can’t find the answer there, please contact us.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Classical, Early, and Medieval Prose and Writers: By uhscientific, the passionless Christian is so far from fulfilling the task of praying to God that he may be regarded as having ocncluding flouted it namely, as though he were an enthusiast of idolatryeven if he has gotten his prayer’s objective dimension right.

Throughout Christendom what S. My advice to any prospective reader of Kierkegaard is: Jan 10, Dan Borkowski rated it it was amazing.

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It is, in sum, ideal for the non-specialist reader — and the clear best choice for the undergraduate classroom. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. This turns out to require some account of the content of Christian faith. Classical, Early, and Medieval World History: Swenson and Walter Lowrie Princeton: Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service.

Publications Pages Publications Pages. Hannay’s key strength as a translator is his daring.