Parables of Kierkegaard

Parables of Kierkegaard

by Soren Kierkegaard
     
 

ISBN-10: 0691020531

ISBN-13: 9780691020532

Pub. Date: 09/01/1989

Publisher: Princeton University Press

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The description for this book, Parables of Kierkegaard, will be forthcoming.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780691020532
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
09/01/1989
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
216
Sales rank:
746,196
Product dimensions:
5.47(w) x 8.47(h) x 0.74(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction 1

The Human Condition 43

THE ABSURD 45

VACILLATION 50

BEGINNING AND RISKING 53

Stages in Becoming Oneself 57

AESTHETIC EXISTENCE 59

ETHICAL EXISTENCE 63

RELIGIOUS EXISTENCE 69

Inwardness 75

INCONGRUITIES 77

SUFFERING 80

FINDING AND LOSING ONESELF 84

DEATH 88

Christianity 93

BECOMING A CHRISTIAN 95

INCARNATION AND ATONEMENT 99

OFFENSE AND PARADOX 103

ETERNAL HAPPINESS IN TIME 107

Theology 111

GOD 113

EXPLAINING HEGEL TO GOD 117

THE HAZARDS OF REGNANT THEOLOGY 120

IMMORTALITY 124

"Christendom" 127

SIN 129

PRAYER 134

THE STATUS OF CHRISTIANITY WITHIN MODERNITY 138

THE BIBLE 143

THE CLERGY 147

REPENTANCE 154

DENMARK 158

Relationships 161

THE HAZARDS OF LOVE 163

LOVE AND DUTY 167

MARRIAGE AND THE SINGLE STATE 170

THE VULNERABILITY OF THE MALE 174

THE STRENGTH OF WOMAN 179

CHILDREN AND YOUTH 186

Truth and Communication 191

LITERARY AND ARTISTIC CRITICISM 193

COMEDY AND CONTRADICTION 197

LAUGHTER AS THE TEST OF TRUTH 203

THE VOCATION OF AUTHORSHIP 208

The Culture of Modernity 217

THE PRESENT AGE 219

OBJECTIVE KNOWLEDGE AND SCIENCE 222

MEDICINE 226

AUTHORITY AND ESTABLISHMENT 229

WORLD HISTORY 232

Sociological and Cultural Analysis 235

CHEAP TALK ON A GRAND SCALE 237

JOURNALISM AND THE PRESS 241

PUBLIC OPINION AND THE CROWD 248

ADVERTISING AND IMPRESSION MANAGEMENT 251

POLITICS, REVOLUTION, AND REFORM 254

EQUALITY 261

ECONOMICS 267

Psychological Analysis 271

BEHAVIOR CHANGE 273

ANXIETY, GUILT, AND BOREDOM 277

Contradictions within Academia 283

EDUCATION AND THE UNIVERSITIES 285

PHILOSOPHICAL SYSTEMS 290

PURE THOUGHT 296

DOUBT 300

SPECULATION AND IDEALISM 305

SOCRATES 308

TEACHING 313

Appendix: How Comic Episodes Correlate with the Stages 317

Bibliography 323

Index 329

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