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

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The translation here under review is Hannay’s latest, the Concluding Unscientific Postscriptand his first with Cambridge in the series “Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy”.

We would then obtain: In this way, he can appeal to any reader simply delighted in the complexity and movement of language, and not necessarily just the bones-and-grit madcore thinkaholic. Perhaps the most difficult book I’ve read, but worth the struggle.

In this way, he can appeal to any reader simply delighted in the complexity and movement of language, and not necessarily just the bones-and My advice to any prospective reader of Kierkegaard is: Cambridge UPp. This, according to Hannay, is why the Postscript ‘s revocation should not detract from the tthe value as an analysis of Christianity. Hannay’s translation is the first to retain this crucial nuance. This article has no associated abstract. In many ways, this book is necessary while also being postscrpit.

Merold Westphal – – In Jorge J. Does that mean those people are Christian? This turns out to require some account of the content of Christian faith. Johannes Climacus has so delineated the ethico-religious life that Christianity becomes an intensification of subjectivity and its pathos. He touches on, as he usually does, The Age: Do those things cragments one a Christian? I searched the web for commentary on this text as I read it and it seems as though many people believe this text to be merely a humorous mockery of modern philosophical inquiry and not much else.


Trivia About Concluding Unscie In English, unfortunately, it is hard to parse the above translations without taking the words “to God” to be the effective referent of “in truth.

Chazz rated it it was amazing May 12, Andrew rated it it was amazing Jul 08, But then again, isn’t it precisely covered in Pessoa’s quote that, “Men hate truth,” that we find this sort of drift away from that which is spiritual a high category of existence that Kierkegaard grounds his philosophy in so well and so lyrically and cumulative momentum for that which is quite trivial and arbitrary such as bourgeois politics, economic frivolity that results in “hidden” violence, etc.

Mathieu Gaius rated it it was amazing Nov 30, If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian. Neither does it even want to be the paradox for the believer, and then surreptitiously, little by little, provide him with understanding, because the martyrdom of faith to crucify one’s understanding is not a martyrdom of the moment, but the martyrdom of continuance.

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His virtue, for the reader, is that he sees the way to the top, while his value depends on his not having got there; for then he would have disappeared from view” xvii. Excellent sequel to “Philosophical Fragments”.

No fargments or quizzes yet. It is an inevitable consequence of the objectivist conception of truth: Dec 17, Lynn Silsby rated it it was amazing. History, science, and speculative philosophy all deal with objective knowledge. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The title of the work is ironic because the Postscript is almost five times larger than the Fragments.


Concluding Unscientific Postscript to Philosophical Fragments, Volume 1

Is your very existence postzcript in inwardness with God? Its fruit is Kierkegaard’s Writingsthe comprehensively annotated Princeton edition of Kierkegaard’s complete works. But his Danish critic attacked him for being the most consistent system-builder among system-builders. How can we tell, the Postscript asks, when a prayer to God is authentic?

Above everything else, I think it’s fair that I say that, while I may not be Christian or even a Philosophy major for that matter, Kiekegaard’s writings in this book are intensely enlightening. A new translation under the corrected title has recently appeared: Unscienfific key strength as a translator is his daring. Science Logic and Mathematics. Open Preview See a Problem?

Stages on Life’s Way. Properly, Kierkegaard is a philosopher for everyman insofar as most of his work directs it’s attention to the process of becoming, and not necessarily the intended “end,” fragmengs.

Pages to import images to Wikidata Articles containing Danish-language text Webarchive template wayback links All stub articles. Against Hegel’s system, Kierkegaard is often interpreted as taking the side of metaphysical libertarianism or freewillthough it has been argued that an incompatibilist conception of free will is not essential to Kierkegaard’s formulation of existentialism.

This reading was revived in the s by James Conant; it remains hotly disputed. Swenson and Walter Lowrie Princeton: Concluding Unscientific Postscript to the Philosophical Crumbs. Purdue UP,p. Henry Allison in fact argued for just such a Wittgensteinian reading of the Postscript.