Fear and Trembling: Dialectical Lyric by Johannes De Silentio

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Penguin Books Limited, 29 ago 1985 - 176 pagine
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Writing under the pseudonym of Johannes de silentio, Kierkegaard uses the form of a dialectical lyric to present his conception of faith. Abraham is portrayed as a great man, who chose to sacrifice his son, Isaac, in the face of conflicting expectations and in defiance of any conceivable ethical standard. The infamous and controversial 'teleological suspension of the ethical' challenged the contemporary views of Hegel's universal moral system, and the suffering individual must alone make a choice 'on the strength of the absurd'. Kierkegaard's writings have inspired both modern Protestant theology and existentialism.

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Review: Fear and Trembling

Recensione dell'utente  - Amaan Ahmad - Goodreads

Another stupid book. SUCKS! Just the writer ran around bloody faith-abraham-god-faith-abraham. Nothing new. A foolish view. Leggi recensione completa

Review: Fear and Trembling

Recensione dell'utente  - Joshua - Goodreads

This was a rough one. I feel like really understanding it requires knowing Hegel way better than I do. He has some interesting things to say even still, though. Leggi recensione completa

Informazioni sull'autore (1985)

Danish-born Sóren Kierkegaard (1813-55) wrote on a wide variety of themes, including religion, psychology, and literature. He is remembered for his philosophy, which was influential in the development of 20th century existentialism. Alastair Hannay is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Oslo. He is co-editor of the Cambridge Companion to Kierkegaard and has translated Kierkegaard's Fear and Trembling, The Sickness unto Death, Either/Or, and Papers and Journals for Penguin Classics

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