Søren Kierkegaard's Journals And Papers, Volume 6: Autobiographical, Part Two, 1848-1855 by Søren KierkegaardSøren Kierkegaard's Journals And Papers, Volume 6: Autobiographical, Part Two, 1848-1855 by Søren Kierkegaard

Søren Kierkegaard's Journals And Papers, Volume 6: Autobiographical, Part Two, 1848-1855

bySøren Kierkegaard, S Ren KierkegaardEditorHoward Vincent Hong

Hardcover | August 22, 1978

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The incidental writings of Søren Kierkegaard, published in the twenty-volume Danish edition of the Papirer, provide direct access to the thought of the many-faceted nineteenth-century philosopher who exerted so profound an influence on Protestant theology and modern existentialism. This important material, which Danish scholars regard as the "key to the scriptures" of Kierkegaard's other work, spans his entire productive life, the last entry of the Papirer being dated only a few days before his death. These writings have been previously inaccessible in English except for a few fragmentary selections; the most significant writings are now being made available in this definitive seven-volume edition under the editorship of two expert scholars and translators.

The editors group the selections in Volumes I through IV by theme, with all entries on a given subject under the same heading. Within subject headings, entries are arranged chronologically, making it feasible to trace the evolution of Kierkegaard's thought on a specific topic. Volumes V and VI are devoted to autobiographical material. Volume VII contains an extensive index with topical crossreferences.

Born in Copenhagen, Denmark, Soren Kierkegaard was the son of a wealthy middle-class merchant. He lived all his life on his inheritance, using it to finance his literary career. He studied theology at the University of Copenhagen, completing a master's thesis in 1841 on the topic of irony in Socrates. At about this time, he became enga...
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Title:Søren Kierkegaard's Journals And Papers, Volume 6: Autobiographical, Part Two, 1848-1855Format:HardcoverDimensions:668 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 1.57 inPublished:August 22, 1978Publisher:Indiana University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:025318245X

ISBN - 13:9780253182456

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