Spiritual Writings

Spiritual Writings

Gift, Creation, Love : Selections From the Upbuilding Discourses

Book - 2010
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"By far the most profound thinker of the 19th century" --Ludwig Wittgenstein

"Kierkegaard's great contribution to Western philosophy was to assert, or to reassert with Romantic urgency, that, subjectively speaking, each existence is the center of the universe." --John Updike, The New Yorker

Harper Perennial Modern Classics presents the rediscovered spiritual writings of S#65533;ren Kierkegaard, edited and translated by Oxford theologian George Pattison. Called "the first modernist" by The Guardian and "the father of existentialism" by the New York Times , Kierkegaard left an indelible imprint on existential writers from Sartre and Camus to Kafka and Derrida. In works like Fear and Trembling , Sickness unto Death , and Either/Or , he by famously articulated that all meaning is rooted in subjective experience--but the devotional essays that Patterson reveals in Spiritual Writings will forever change our understanding of the great philosopher, uncovering the spiritual foundations beneath his secularist philosophy.

Publisher: New York : Harper Perennial, [2010], ©2010
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780061875991
Branch Call Number: 230 Ki
Description: xxxii, 298 pages : 1 illustration ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Pattison, George 1950-


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