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By M. Jamie Ferreira

Publish yr note: First released November 1st 2008

The first accomplished advent to hide the complete span of Kierkegaard’s authorship.
• Explores how the 2 strands of his writing—religious discourses and pseudonymous literary creations—influenced every one other
• Accompanies the reader chronologically via all of the philosopher’s significant works, and integrates his writing into his biography
• Employs a different “how to” method of support the reader detect person texts on their lonesome and to aid them heavily learn Kierkegaard’s language
• provides the literary techniques hired in Kierkegaard’s paintings to provide the reader perception into subtext

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First, Either – Or reveals the importance of the category of tension to Kierkegaard’s writings. In particular, the book suggests how form and content may be in tension. Either – Or, despite its title and form, does not communicate a single “either – or” between two options; rather, the two volumes communicate varieties of ways of understanding the tension between certain contrasts (between esthetic and ethical, between inner and outer, between concrete and abstract). ” It does not advocate the mutual exclusion of the esthetic and ethical as lived experience.

Consequently, it is a jest . . that God in heaven is the only great one whom one unceremoniously addresses with Du . . , p. 424). , The Cambridge Companion to Kierkegaard (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998). IKC, EO1, vol. 3 (1995). IKC, EO2, vol. 4 (1995). IKC, EUD, vol. 5 (2003). , The New Kierkegaard (Studies in Continental Theology) (Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2004). KSY, 2008. , Feminist Interpretations of Søren Kierkegaard (University Park, PA: Penn State University Press, 1997).

How is the hiddenness endorsed by the Judge different from the hiddenness he criticizes in A? Is the idea of a “higher unity” (EO2, 30, 89) which the Judge endorses different from the “balance” between the esthetic and the ethical that he also endorses? qxd 28/07/2008 11:30 AM Page 31 something decisive. At any rate, Victor and Victor’s author seem to want us to stand back and consider whether there is something decisive and in what it might consist. ” Judge William begins by suggesting that the substance of the earlier letters, his “attitude,” “position,” and “thought,” remain “unchanged,” but adds the somewhat odd note that he hopes “that in time the movements of thought will become easier and more natural for [him]” (EO2, 337).

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