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Concluding Unscientific PostScript to Philosophical Fragments, V I

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Overview

In Philosophical Fragments the pseudonymous author Johannes Climacus explored the question: What is required in order to go beyond Socratic recollection of eternal ideas already possessed by the learner? Written as an afterword to this work, Concluding Unscientific Postscript is on one level a philosophical jest, yet on another it is Climacus's characterization of the subjective thinker's relation to the truth of Christianity. At once ironic, humorous, and polemical, this work takes on the unscientific form of a mimical-pathetical-dialectical compilation of ideas. Whereas the movement in the earlier pseudonymous writings is away from the aesthetic, the movement in Postscript is away from speculative thought.

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  • SKU: 9780691020822
  • SKU10: 0691020825
  • Title: Concluding Unscientific PostScript to Philosophical Fragments, V I
  • Series: Kierkegaard's Writings (Paperback)
  • Qty Remaining Online: 1
  • Publisher: Princeton University Press
  • Date Published: Jul 1992
  • Pages: 365
  • Weight lbs: 0.96
  • Dimensions: 8.41" L x 5.44" W x 0.91" H
  • Category: PHILOSOPHY & ETHICS
  • Subject: History & Surveys - General

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