Download e-book for iPad: Volume 2, Tome I: Kierkegaard and the Greek World - Socrates by Katalin Nun,Jon Stewart

By Katalin Nun,Jon Stewart

The articles during this quantity hire source-work learn to track Kierkegaard's realizing and use of authors from the Greek culture. a sequence of figures of various value in Kierkegaard's authorship are handled, starting from early Greek poets to past due Classical philosophical colleges. in most cases it may be acknowledged that the Greeks jointly represent one of many unmarried most crucial physique of resources for Kierkegaard's idea. He studied Greek from an early age and was once profoundly encouraged by means of what can be known as the Greek spirit. even supposing he's typically thought of a Christian philosopher, he used to be still constantly drawn again to the Greeks for concepts and impulses on any variety of issues. He usually contrasts historic Greek philosophy, with its emphasis at the lived event of the person in way of life, with the summary German philosophy that used to be trendy in the course of his personal time. it's been argued that he modeled his paintings on that of the traditional Greek thinkers particularly which will distinction his personal task with that of his contemporaries.

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