New PDF release: The Quotable Kierkegaard

By Søren Kierkegaard,Gordon Marino

"Why I a lot desire autumn to spring is that during the fall one appears to be like at heaven--in the spring on the earth."--Søren Kierkegaard

The father of existentialism, Søren Kierkegaard (1813-1855) was once a thinker who may possibly write like an angel. With just a sentence or , he may possibly plumb the depths of the human spirit. during this number of a few 800 quotations, the reader will locate astonishing bon mots subsequent to phrases of life-changing energy. Drawing from the authoritative Princeton versions of Kierkegaard's writings, this booklet provides a huge choice of his wit and knowledge, in addition to a stimulating advent to his lifestyles and work.

Organized via subject, this quantity covers extraordinary Kierkegaardian issues corresponding to anxiousness, depression, life, irony, and the absurd, but in addition erotic love, the click, busyness, and the comedian. right here readers will come upon either famous quotations ("Life has to be understood backward. yet then one forgets the opposite precept, that it has to be lived forward") and vague ones ("Beware fake prophets who come to you in wolves' garments yet inwardly are sheep--i.e., the phrasemongers"). those that spend time in those pages will realize the author who stated, "my grief is my castle," yet who additionally taught that "the top safeguard opposed to hypocrisy is love."

Illuminating and pleasant, this attractive publication additionally presents a considerable portrait of 1 of the main influential of recent thinkers.

  • Gathers a few 800 quotations
  • Drawn from the authoritative Princeton variants of Kierkegaard's writings
  • Includes an creation, a quick account and timeline of Kierkegaard's lifestyles, a consultant to additional interpreting, and an index

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