By Søren Kierkegaard,Bruce H. Kirmmse,K. Brian Söderquist,Niels Jørgen Cappelørn,Alastair Hannay,David Kangas,George Pattison,Joel D.S. Rasmussen,Vanessa Rumble

ISBN-10: 0691155534

ISBN-13: 9780691155531

For over a century, the Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard (1813-55) has been on the heart of a few vital discussions, referring to not just philosophy and theology, but in addition, extra lately, fields reminiscent of social suggestion, psychology, and modern aesthetics, specially literary theory.

Despite his particularly brief lifestyles, Kierkegaard used to be an awfully prolific author, as attested to via the 26-volume Princeton college Press variation of all of his released writings. yet Kierkegaard left at the back of approximately as a lot unpublished writing, such a lot of which is composed of what are known as his "journals and notebooks." Kierkegaard has lengthy been well-known as one in every of history's nice magazine keepers, yet basically quite small parts of his journals and notebooks are what we frequently comprehend through the time period "diaries." by means of some distance the larger a part of Kierkegaard's journals and notebooks involves reflections on a myriad of subjects--philosophical, non secular, political, own. learning his journals and notebooks takes us into his workshop, the place we will see his complete universe of proposal. we will be able to witness the genesis of his released works, to be sure--but we will be able to additionally see complete galaxies of techniques, new insights, and fragments, huge and small, of in part (or nearly completely) accomplished yet unpublished works. Kierkegaard's Journals and Notebooks permits us to determine the philosopher in discussion along with his instances and with himself.

Volume 6 of this 11-volume sequence contains 4 of Kierkegaard's very important "NB" journals (Journals NB11 via NB14), masking the months from early might 1849 to the start of 1850. at present Denmark used to be coming to phrases with the 1848 revolution that had changed absolutism with renowned sovereignty, whereas the struggle with the German states endured, and the rustic meditated precisely what changing the outdated kingdom Church with the Danish People's Church might suggest. In those journals Kierkegaard displays at size on political and, specifically, on ecclesiastical advancements. His brooding over the continued results of his struggle with the satirical magazine Corsair maintains, and he additionally examines and re-examines the wider own and spiritual importance of his damaged engagement with Regine Olsen. those journals additionally comprise reflections by means of Kierkegaard on a few his most vital works, together with the 2 works written lower than his "new" pseudonym Anti-Climacus (The disease unto Death and Practice in Christianity) and his a variety of makes an attempt at autobiographical factors of his paintings. And, all of the whereas, the drumbeat of his radical critique of "Christendom" keeps and escalates.

Kierkegaard wrote his journals in a two-column structure, one for his preliminary entries and the second one for the wide marginal reviews that he further later. This version of the journals reproduces this structure, contains a number of pictures of unique manuscript pages, and includes large scholarly remark at the numerous entries and at the heritage of the manuscripts being reproduced.

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Kierkegaard's Journals and Notebooks, Volume 6: Journals NB11 - NB14 by Søren Kierkegaard,Bruce H. Kirmmse,K. Brian Söderquist,Niels Jørgen Cappelørn,Alastair Hannay,David Kangas,George Pattison,Joel D.S. Rasmussen,Vanessa Rumble

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