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Kierkegaard, Søren 1813-1855

Works: 8,617 works in 22,401 publications in 24 languages and 366,999 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Controversial literature 
Roles: Author, Lyricist, Dedicatee, Other, Honoree, Editor, Creator, Librettist, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor, ed
Classifications: BR100, 198.9
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Fear and trembling, and the sickness unto death by Søren Kierkegaard( Book )
288 editions published between 1882 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 5,888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The two books comprised in this volume are in greater demand than any other works of Kierkegaard. This preference is a credit to the public taste, for Kierkegaard himself called them "the most perfect books I have written," though in this commendation he included The Concept of Dread, and later stretched it to include Training in Christianity
Either/or by Søren Kierkegaard( Book )
60 editions published between 1944 and 1999 in English and Italian and held by 3,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Et filosofisk værk der i form af aforismer, æstetiske afhandlinger og små romaner skildrer livets stadier
Philosophical fragments, or, A fragment of philosophy by Søren Kierkegaard( Book )
96 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Danish philosopher's influential work, outlining the distinction between Socratic irony and the leap of faith required for Christian belief, argues that freedom, which cannot be understood or proved, is the necessary condition for Christianity. Also includes the unfinished narrative "Johannes Climacus" in which a man sets out to doubt everything - a critique of Cartesian and Hegelian approaches to philosophy
Kierkegaard's Concluding unscientific postscript by Søren Kierkegaard( Book )
178 editions published between 1846 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 3,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Besides a sense of personal loss at the death of David F. Swenson on February 11, 1940, I felt dismay that he had left unfinished his translation of the Unscientific Postscript. I had longed to see it published among the first of Kierkegaard's works in English. In the spring of 1935 it did not seem exorbitant to hope that it might be ready for the printer by the end of that year. For in March I learned from Professor Swenson that he had years before "done about two thirds of a rough translation." In 1937/38 he took a sabbatical leave from his university for the sake of finishing this work. Yet after all it was not finished- partly because Professor Swenson was already incapacitated by the illness which eventually resulted in his death; but also because he aimed at a degree of perfection which hardly can be reached by a translator. At one time he expressed to me his suspicion that perhaps, as in the translation of Kant's philosophy, it might require the cooperation of many scholars during several generations before the translation of Kierkegaard's terminology could be definitely settled. I hailed with joy this new apprehension, which promised a speedy conclusion of the work, and in the words of Luther I urged him to "sin boldly."--Editor's pref., p. [ix]
A Kierkegaard anthology by Søren Kierkegaard( Book )
39 editions published between 1936 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 3,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The selections in this book have been chosen, first, with a view to the only kind of reading which the editor of an anthology has any right to expect; but secondly, in the hope that possibly a few persons may read it through from beginning to end. So read, it gives a picture of Kierkegaard's intellectual and spiritual development from the age of twenty-one (the date of the first passage from the Journals) until his death a little over twenty years later. This picture is traced by the hand of S.K. himself in the excerpts taken from his various works and arranged (with one or two exceptions) in chronological order
Works of love : some Christian reflections in the form of discourses by Søren Kierkegaard( Book )
81 editions published between 1946 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The various kinds and conditions of love are a common theme for Kierkegaard, beginning with his early Either/Or, through "The Diary of the Seducer" and Judge William's eulogy on married love, to his last work, on the changelessness of God's love. Works of Love, the midpoint in the series, is also the monumental high point, because of its penetrating, illuminating analysis of the forms and sources of love. Love as feeling and mood is distinguished from works of love, love of the lovable from love of the unlovely, preferential love from love as the royal law, love as mutual egotism from triangular love, and erotic love from self-giving love." "This work is marked by Kierkegaard's Socratic awareness of the reader, both as the center of awakened understanding and as the initiator of action. Written to be read aloud, this book conveys a keenness of thought and an insightful, poetic imagination that make such an attentive approach richly rewarding. Works of Love not only serves as an excellent place to begin exploring the writings of Kierkegaard but also rewards many rereadings."--Jacket
The concept of anxiety : a simple psychologically orienting deliberation on the dogmatic issue of hereditary sin by Søren Kierkegaard( Book )
270 editions published between 1844 and 2014 in 20 languages and held by 2,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a translation of the Danish philosopher's 1844 treatise on anxiety, which he claimed could only be overcome through embracing it
The sickness unto death : a Christian psychological exposition for upbuilding and awakening by Søren Kierkegaard( Book )
58 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The 'sickness' which Kierkegaard's book refers to as 'unto death' is resistance to this belief. It is the inclination to accept that as far as the individual is concerned, death is indeed the end. Now why should Kierkegaard want to call that a sickness? After all, even in his own time there must have been people strong both in might and body who rejected the Christian teaching of sin and salvation, and who faced what they accepted as total extinction with equanimity. And today, of course, even in societies that once proudly professed Christian principles, the rejection of Christian belief--or at least the failure unequivocally to accept it--is the rule rather than the exception. So in what sense can the denial of Christian dogma constitute an illness?
Kierkegaard's attack upon "Christendom," 1854-1855 by Søren Kierkegaard( Book )
37 editions published between 1941 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Purity of heart is to will one thing : spiritual preparation for the office of confession by Søren Kierkegaard( Book )
52 editions published between 1938 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Although this little book (it can be called an occasional address, yet without having the occasion which produces the speaker and gives him authority, or the occasion which produces the reader and makes him eager to learn) is like a fantasy, like a dream by day as it confronts the relationships of actuality: yet it is not without assurance and not without hope of accomplishing its object. It is in search of that solitary "individual," to whom it wholly abandons itself, by whom it wishes to be received as if it had arisen within his own heart; that solitary "individual" whom with joy and gratitude I call my reader; that solitary "individual" who reads willingly and slowly, who reads over and over again, and who reads aloud- for his own sake. If it finds him, then in the distance of the separation the understanding is perfect, if he retains for himself both the distance and the understanding in the inwardness of appropriation
Training in Christianity : and, the Edifying discourse which 'accompanied' it by Søren Kierkegaard( Book )
58 editions published between 1940 and 2004 in English and held by 1,690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The concept of irony : with constant reference to Socrates by Søren Kierkegaard( Book )
28 editions published between 1862 and 1983 in English and Danish and held by 1,516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Søren Kierkegaard's journals and papers by Søren Kierkegaard( Book )
30 editions published between 1967 and 1995 in English and held by 1,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Past Masters Søren Kierkegaard: Journals and Papers database is an electronic edition of the seven volume Søren Kierkegaard's Journals and Papers, published by Indiana University Press, 1967-1978, edited by Howard V. and Edna H. Hong
The essential Kierkegaard by Søren Kierkegaard( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An anthology containing substantial excerpts from the Danish philosopher's major works
Edifying discourses : a selection by Søren Kierkegaard( Book )
32 editions published between 1944 and 1962 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discourses at the Communion on Fridays by Søren Kierkegaard( )
42 editions published between 1851 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Søren Kierkegaard's 13 communion discourses constitute a distinct genre among the various forms of religious writing composed by Kierkegaard. Originally published at different times and places, Kierkegaard himself believed that these discourses served as a unifying element in his work and were crucial for understanding his religious thought and philosophy as a whole. Written in an intensely personal liturgical context, the communion discourses prepare the reader for participation in this rite by emphasizing the appropriate posture for forgiveness of sins and confession
Stages on life's way by Søren Kierkegaard( Book )
32 editions published between 1940 and 1991 in English and held by 1,262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Christian discourses, and the lilies of the field and the birds of the air, and Three discourses at the communion on Fridays by Søren Kierkegaard( Book )
31 editions published between 1939 and 1974 in English and held by 1,228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The concept of dread by Søren Kierkegaard( Book )
24 editions published between 1844 and 1973 in English and held by 1,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Subtitled in the original Danish as "a simple psychological deliberation oriented in the direction of the dogmatic problem of original sin" this book and "The Sickness unto Death" are the only two of Kierkegaard's works which are expressly described as psychological, analysing a synthesis of body, soul and spirit
The present age : and Of the difference between a genius and an apostle by Søren Kierkegaard( Book )
20 editions published between 1940 and 1969 in English and German and held by 1,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two essays by the existentialist thinker, first published in Danish in 1847
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Afham, William 1813-1855
Anti-Climacus 1813-1855
Boekbinder, Hilarius 1813-1855
Bogbinder, Hilarius 1813-1855
Buchbinder, Hilarius
Buchbinder, Hilarius 1813-1855
Chʻi-kʻo-kuo 1813-1855
Climacus, Iohannes pseud
Climacus , Johannes
Climacus Johannes 1813-1855
Constantin Constantinus.
Constantin Constantius
Constantin Constantius 1813-1855
Constantinus, Constantin.
Constantinus, Constantin 1813-1855
Constantius , Constantin
Constantius Constantin 1813-1855
Constantius, Constantine
De Silentio, Johannes.
Eremita, Victor
Eremita Victor 1813-1855
Eremita, Viktor
Eremita, Viktor 1813-1855
Godthaab, A.B.C.D.E.F. 1813-1855
H. H
H., H., 1813-1855
H. H. (Soeren Kierkegaard)
Hafniensis, Vigilius 1813-1855
Haufniensis, Vigilius
Haufniensis Vigilius 1813-1855
Hilarius Bogbinder 1813-1855
Hilarius relieur
Inter et Inter
Inter et Inter 1813-1855
Johannes 1813-1855 Climacus
Johannes 1813-1855 de Silentio
Johannes Anti-Climacus
Johannes, Climacus
Johannes Climacus 1813-1855
Johannes de Silentio
Johannes de Silentio 1813-1855
K'erkegor 1813-1855
K'erkegor, Seren
Kʹerkegor, Sëren 1813-1855
Kierkegaard, .. 1813-1855
Kierkegaard, P. CH. 1813-1855
Kierkegaard, S.
Kierkegaard, S. 1813-1855
Kierkegaard, S ren
Kierkegaard, S. (Søren), 1813-1855
Kierkegaard , Severino
Kierkegaard Severino 1813-1855
Kierkegaard , Soeren
Kierkegaard Soeren 1813-1855
Kierkegaard, Soeren Aabye
Kierkegaard, Sören
Kierkegaard, Søren 1813-1855
Kierkegaard, Søren A. 1813-1855
Kierkegaard , Sören Aabye
Kierkegaard Søren Aabye 1813-1855
Kierkegaard, Søren (Søren Aabye), 1813-1855
Kierkegaard, St́ren 1813-1855
Kierkegaard, St́ren A. 1813-1855
K'i︠e︡rkegor, Sʹoren 1813-1855
Kirkajurd, Surin
Kīrkajūrd, Sūrīn 1813-1855
Kirkegaard, Soeren
Kirkegaard, Soeren 1813-1855
Kirkegor, Seren
Kirkegor, Seren 1813-1855
Ḳirḳegor, Sern 1813-1855
Kirkegors, Sērens 1813-1855
Kirukegōru, Søren 1813-1855
Kjerkegaard, S. 1813-1855
Kjerkegor, Seren
Kjerkegor, Seren 1813-1855
Kʻo-erh-kʻai-ko-erh 1813-1855
Minor, Petrus
Minor, Petrus 1813-1855
Nicolaus Notabene 1813-1855
Notabene , Nicolaus
Notabene, Nicolaus 1813-1855
Notabene, Nikolaus 1813-1855
Petrus Minor
Silentio, Johannès de
Silentio, Johannes de 1813-1855
Sūrīn Kīrkajūrd 1813-1855
Taciturnus, Frater 1813-1855
Victor Eremita
Victor, Eremita 1813-1855
Vigilius 1813-1855 Haufniensis
Vigilius Haufniensis
Vigilius Haufniensis 1813-1855
Viktor Eremita
Керкегор, Серен 1813-1855
Киргегард 1813-1855
Киргегард, Сэрен 1813-1855
Киркегард, Сэрен 1813-1855
Киркегор, Сёрен 1813-1855
Кирхегардт, Сэрен 1813-1855
Климакус, Йоханнес 1813-1855
Констанций, Константин 1813-1855
Кьеркегор, Сёрен 1813-1855
‏קירקגור, הדני סרן.
קירקגור, סורן
קירקגור, סירן
קירקגור, סירן 1855־1813
קירקגור, סרן
קירקגור, סרן 1813-1855
קירקגורד, סרן 1813־1855
سورين كيركاجرد، 1813-1855
كيركجرد، سورين، 1813-1855
كيركجور، سرن، 1813-1855
كيركجور، سورن، 1813-1855
كيركجورد، سورين، 1813-1855
キェルケゴール, セーレン
キルケゴール, ゼーレン
キルケゴール, セーレン・オービュイ
克尓凯郭尓 1813-1855
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