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Kierkegaard, Søren 1813-1855

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Works: 8,741 works in 27,494 publications in 30 languages and 444,632 library holdings
Genres: History  Sermons  Controversial literature  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Biography 
Roles: Author, Other, Honoree, Editor, Lyricist, Creator, Dedicatee, Librettist, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor, Compiler, Illustrator, Translator
Classifications: BR100, 198.9
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Fear and trembling, and the sickness unto death by Søren Kierkegaard( Book )

511 editions published between 1843 and 2017 in 23 languages and held by 5,234 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
The concept of anxiety : a simple psychologically orienting deliberation on the dogmatic issue of hereditary sin by Søren Kierkegaard( Book )

463 editions published between 1844 and 2016 in 16 languages and held by 4,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This edition replaces the earlier translation by Walter Lowrie that appeared under the title The Concept of Dread. Along with The Sickness unto Death, the work reflects from a psychological point of view Søren Kierkegaard's longstanding concern with the Socratic maxim, "Know yourself." His ontological view of the self as a synthesis of body, soul, and spirit has influenced philosophers such as Heidegger and Sartre, theologians such as Jaspers and Tillich, and psychologists such as Rollo May. In The Concept of Anxiety, Kierkegaard describes the nature and forms of anxiety, placing the domain of anxiety within the mental-emotional states of human existence that precede the qualitative leap of faith to the spiritual state of Christianity. It is through anxiety that the self becomes aware of its dialectical relation between the finite and the infinite, the temporal and the eternal."--Publisher description
Either/or by Søren Kierkegaard( Book )

66 editions published between 1944 and 1999 in English and held by 3,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Søren Kierkegaard, the Danish philosopher, is a major influence in contemporary existentialist philosophy. In his work he dealt with three levels of existence -- the aesthetic, ethical and religious -- and the first two of these were his primary concern in this first great work. It appears pseudonymously, purporting to contain the papers of two men. One is a young man who, in his aphorisms, essays, lyrical outbursts and the famous "Diary of a seducer", brilliantly presents the pleasures of aesthetic life. The other is an older man, who writes letters discussing marriage and selfhood in which he tries to convince his young friend of the superiority of the ethical life. Kierkegaard indicates no choice between the two views; the reader is left to make his own decision." [Back cover]
A Kierkegaard anthology by Søren Kierkegaard( Book )

56 editions published between 1936 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 2,968 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
Training in Christianity : and, the Edifying discourse which 'accompanied' it by Søren Kierkegaard( Book )

175 editions published between 1850 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 2,642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of the many works he wrote during 1848, Kierkegaard specified Practice in Christianity as "the most perfect and truest thing." In his reflections on such topics as Christ's invitation to the burdened, the imitatio Christi, the possibility of offense, and the exalted Christ, he takes as his theme the requirement of Christian ideality in the context of divine grace. Addressing clergy and laity alike, Kierkegaard asserts the need for institutional and personal admission of the accommodation of Christianity to the culture and to the individual misuse of grace. As a corrective defense, the book is an attempt to find, ideally, a basis for the established order, which would involve the order's ability to acknowledge the Christian requirement, confess its own distance from it, and resort to grace for support in its continued existence. At the same time the book can be read as the beginning of Kierkegaard's attack on Christendom. Because of the high ideality of the contents and in order to prevent the misunderstanding that he himself represented that ideality, Kierkegaard writes under a new pseudonym, Anti-Climacus.--From publisher's description
Kierkegaard's Concluding unscientific postscript by Søren Kierkegaard( Book )

181 editions published between 1846 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 2,457 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."
The concept of irony : with constant reference to Socrates by Søren Kierkegaard( Book )

51 editions published between 1862 and 1992 in English and Danish and held by 2,226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philosophical fragments, or, A fragment of philosophy by Søren Kierkegaard( Book )

103 editions published between 1865 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diary of a seducer by Søren Kierkegaard( Book )

349 editions published between 1842 and 2015 in 19 languages and held by 2,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philosophical writing that explores two distinct points of view and reflects on the search for a meaningful existence, Mozart, boredom, and other topics
Kierkegaard's attack upon "Christendom," 1854-1855 by Søren Kierkegaard( Book )

56 editions published between 1941 and 1991 in English and held by 1,751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Purity of heart is to will one thing : spiritual preparation for the office of confession by Søren Kierkegaard( Book )

57 editions published between 1938 and 2010 in English and held by 1,645 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
For self-examination ; Judge for yourself! by Søren Kierkegaard( Book )

52 editions published between 1940 and 1991 in English and held by 1,637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For Self-Examination and its companion piece Judge for Yourself! are the culmination of Søren Kierkegaard's ""second authorship, "" which followed his Concluding Unscientific Postscript. Among the simplest and most readily comprehended of Kierkegaard's books, the two works are part of the signed direct communications, as distinguished from his earlier pseudonymous writings. The lucidity and pithiness, and the earnestness and power, of For Self-Examination and Judge for Yourself! are enhanced when, as Kierkegaard requested, they are read aloud. They contain the well-known passages o
Works of love : some Christian reflections in the form of discourses by Søren Kierkegaard( Book )

25 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in English and held by 1,507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The various kinds and conditions of love are a common theme for Kierkegaard. This work is from the midpoint of a series of works written by him on love and it is marked by his Socratic awareness of the reader
Works of love by Søren Kierkegaard( Book )

110 editions published between 1847 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,386 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 sickness unto death : a Christian psychological exposition for upbuilding and awakening by Søren Kierkegaard( Book )

34 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and held by 1,365 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?
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 )

54 editions published between 1939 and 2016 in English and held by 1,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The edition includes "Christian Discourses," "The Lilies of the Field and the Birds of the Air" and "Three Discourses at the Communion on Fridays."Originally published in 1971.The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905
Fear and trembling ; Repetition by Søren Kierkegaard( Book )

17 editions published between 1983 and 1992 in English and held by 1,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Presented here in a new translation, with a historical introduction by the translators, Fear and Trembling and Repetition are the most poetic and personal of Søren Kierkegaard's pseudonymous writings. Published in 1843 and written under the names Johannes de Silentio and Constantine Constantius, respectively, the books demonstrate Kierkegaard's transmutation of the personal into the lyrically religious."--Publisher's website
The essential Kierkegaard by Søren Kierkegaard( Book )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology containing substantial excerpts from the Danish philosopher's major works
Discourses at the Communion on Fridays by Søren Kierkegaard( Book )

9 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 187 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."--Publisher's description
Repetition ; and, Philosophical crumbs by Søren Kierkegaard( Book )

10 editions published in 2009 in English and Danish and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'The love of repetition is in truth the only happy love.' So says Constantine Constantius on the first page of Kierkegaard's Repetition. Life itself, according to Kierkegaard's pseudonymous narrator, is a repetition, and in the course of this witty, playful work Constantius explores the nature of love and happiness, the passing of time and the importance of moving forward (and backward). The ironically entitled Philosophical Crumbs pursues the investigation of faith and love and their tense relationship with reason"--Back cover
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The concept of anxiety : a simple psychologically orienting deliberation on the dogmatic issue of hereditary sin
Alternative Names
Afham, William 1813-1855

Anti-Climacus

Anti-Climacus 1813-1855

Anti-Climacus 1813-1855 Pseudonym von Søren Aabye Kierkegaard

Anti-Climacus, pseud.

Anti-Climacus Pseudonym von Søren Aabye Kierkegaard 1813-1855

AntiClimacus

Boekbinder, Hilarius 1813-1855

Bogbinder, Hilarius 1813-1855

Buchbinder, Hilarius

Buchbinder, Hilarius 1813-1855

Chʿi-kʿo-kuo

Chʻi-kʻo-kuo 1813-1855

Climacus I.

Climacus I. 1813-1855

Climacus, Iohannes pseud

Climacus , Johannes

Climacus Johannes 1813-1855

Climacus, Johannes, pseud.

Climacus, Johannes [pseud.] 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

Ioannes Climacus

Ioannes Climacus 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

Kʹerkegor, Seren

Kʹerkegor, Sëren 1813-1855

Kierkegaard.

Kierkegaard 1813-1855

Kierkegaard, P. CH. 1813-1855

Kierkegaard S.

Kierkegaard S. 1813-1855

Kierkegaard S. A.

Kierkegaard S. A. 1813-1855

Kierkegaard, S. Aabye 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, Sören A.

Kierkegaard, Søren A. 1813-1855

Kierkegaard Soren Aabye

Kierkegaard Søren Aabye 1813-1855

Kierkegaard, Søren (Søren Aabye), 1813-1855

Kierkegaard, St́ren 1813-1855

Kierkegaard, St́ren A. 1813-1855

Kierkegård, Søren Åbye

K'i︠e︡rkegor, Sʹoren 1813-1855

Kīrkajūrd, Sūrīn

Kīrkajūrd, Sūrīn 1813-1855

Kirkegaard Soeren

Kirkegaard, Soeren 1813-1855

Kirkegārds, S. (Sorens), 1813-1855

Kirkegārds, Sorens, 1813-1855

Kirkegor Seren

Kirkegor, Seren 1813-1855

Ḳirḳegor, Sern 1813-1855

Kirkegors, S. (Sērens), 1813-1855

Kirkegors, Sērens 1813-1855

Kirukegōru, Søren

Kirukegōru, Søren 1813-1855

Kiẏerakigārda, 1813-1855

Kjerkegaard, S. 1813-1855

Kjerkegor, Seren

Kjerkegor, Seren 1813-1855

K'jerkegor Sören

Kʿo-erh-kʿai-ko-erh

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

Petrus Minor

Qikeguo, 1813-1855

Sērens Kirkegors

Sērens Kjerkegors

Severinus Kierkegaard

Silentio, Johannès de

Silentio, Johannes de 1813-1855

Søren Aabye Kierkegaard

Søren Kierkegaard Danes a pilosopo

Søren Kierkegaard dänischer Philosoph, Essayist, Theologe und religiöser Schriftsteller

Søren Kierkegaard Danish philosopher and theologian, founder of Existentialism

Søren Kierkegaard dánský filosof a teolog

Søren Kierkegaard Deens filosoof

Søren Kierkegaard duński teolog i filozof

Søren Kierkegaard écrivain, théologien protestant et philosophe danois

Søren Kierkegaard filosofo, teologo e scrittore danese

Søren Kierkegaard prolífico filósofo y teólogo danés del siglo XIX

Sorn Kyerkeqor

Sūrīn Kīrkajūrd

Sūrīn Kīrkajūrd 1813-1855

Taciturnus, Frater 1813-1855

Victor Eremita

Victor, Eremita 1813-1855

Vigilius 1813-1855

Vigilius 1813-1855 Haufniensis

Vigilius Haufniensis

Vigilius Haufniensis 1813-1855

Vigilius Haufniensis, pseud.

Viktor Eremita

Σαίρεν Κίρκεγκωρ

Σαίρεν Κίρκεγκωρ Δανός φιλόσοφος και θεολόγος, ποιητής, κοινωνικός κριτικός και θρησκευτικός συγγραφέας

Анти-Климакус

Анти-Климакус 1813-1855

Вигилий Хауфниенсий

Вигилий Хауфниенсий 1813-1855

Виктор Эремита

Виктор Эремита 1813-1855

Керкегор С

Керкегор С. 1813-1855

Керкегор, Серен 1813-1855

Киргегард 1813-1855

Киргегард С

Киргегард С. 1813-1855

Киргегард, Сэрен 1813-1855

Киркегард С

Киркегард С. 1813-1855

Киркегард, Сэрен 1813-1855

Киркегор 1813-1855 С.

Киркегор С

Киркегор, Сёрен 1813-1855

Киркегор, Серен Аби

Кирхегардт, Сэрен 1813-1855

Климакус Й

Климакус Й. 1813-1855

Климакус, Йоханнес 1813-1855

Климакус, Иоханнес, псевд.

Константин Констанций

Константин Констанций 1813-1855

Констанций К

Констанций К. 1813-1855

Констанций, Константин 1813-1855

Кьеркегор С

Кьеркегор С. 1813-1855

Кьеркегор С. О

Кьеркегор С. О. 1813-1855

Кьеркегор, Сёрен

Кьеркегор, Сёрен 1813-1855

Сeрен Кјеркегор дански филозоф

Сёрен Кьеркегор

Сёрен Кьеркегор Датский философ, протестантский теолог и писатель.

Серен К'єркегор

Серен Кјеркегор

Сёрэн Абю К’еркегор

Сёрэн Абю К'еркегор

Силенцио И. де

Силенцио И. де 1813-1855

Сьорен Киркегор

Սյորեն Կիերկեգոր

סרן קירקגור

סרן קירקגור פילוסוף דני, מאבות האקזיסטנציאליזם

‏קירקגור, הדני סרן.

קירקגור, סורן

קירקגור, סירן

קירקגור, סירן 1855־1813

קירקגור, סרן

קירקגור, סרן 1813-1855

קירקגורד, סרן 1813־1855

سورن کییرکگور نویسنده، الهی‌دان، شاعر، و فیلسوف دانمارکی

سورين كيركاجرد، 1813-1855

سورين كيركغور

سورین کیرکیگارد

سۆرێن کیەرکێگۆر

كيركجارد

كيركجرد، سورين، 1813-1855

كيركجور، سرن، 1813-1855

كيركجور، سورن، 1813-1855

كيركجورد، سورين، 1813-1855

सोरेन किर्केगार्द

সারেন কিয়েরকেগর

ਸੋਰੇਨ ਕਿਰਕੇਗਾਰਦ

கிர்க்கெகார்டு தேனிய மெய்யிலாளர், கவிஞர்

സോറൻ കീർക്കെഗാഡ്

เซอเรน เคียร์เคอกอร์

სიორენ კირკეგორი

게루께고루 1813-1855

쇠렌 오뷔 키르케콜 1813-1855

쇠렌 키르케고르

키르케 고올 1813-1855

키르케고르 1813-1855

키르케고르, S. A 1813-1855

키르케고르, 쇠렌 1813-1855

키르케고르, 쇠렌 A. 1813-1855

키르케고르, 쇠렌 오뷔에 1813-1855

키르케고르, 쇠얀 1813-1855

키르케고르, 쇠얀 오뷔에 1813-1855

키르케골, 쇠런 어비 1813-1855

키아케고오아 1813-1855

키어케고어 1813-1855

키에르케고르 1813-1855

키에르케고르, S. 오뷔에 1813-1855

키에르케고르, 소렌 1813-1855

키에르케고르, 쇠렌 1813-1855

키에르케고르, 쇠렌 오뷔에 1813-1855

키에르케고르, 쇠얀 오뷔에 1813-1855

키에르케고르, 죄렌 1813-1855

키에르케고어, 쇠얀 1813-1855

키에르케고어, 쇠얀 어뷔 1813-1855

키에르케고어, 쇠얀 오뷔에 1813-1855

키에르케고오르

키에르케고오르 1813-1855

키에르케고오르, 쇠렌 오뷔에 1813-1855

키엘 케골 1813-1855

키엘케고르 1813-1855

ሶረን ኬርከጋርድ

キェルケゴオル

キェルケゴオル, ゼェレン

キェルケゴール, セーレン

キェルケゴール, ゼーレン 1813-1855

キルケゴ-ル 1813-1855

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

セーレン・キェルケゴール

齊克果, 1813-1855

克尓凯郭尓 1813-1855

祁克果

索倫·奧貝·克爾凱郭爾

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The concept of anxiety : a simple psychologically orienting deliberation on the dogmatic issue of hereditary sinEither/orA Kierkegaard anthologyTraining in Christianity : and, the Edifying discourse which 'accompanied' itKierkegaard's Concluding unscientific postscriptThe concept of irony : with constant reference to SocratesPhilosophical fragments, or, A fragment of philosophyDiary of a seducer