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Kierkegaard Scholars Have Largely Misunderstood Soren Kierkegaard, Remembering Him Chiefly In Connection With The Development Of Existentialist Philosophy In This Century In A Short And Unhappy Life, He Wrote Many Books And Articles On Literary, Satirical, Religious And Psychological Themes, But The Diversity And Idiosyncratic Style Of His Writing Have Contributed To A Misunderstanding Of His Ideas In This Book The Only Introduction To The Full Range Of Kierkegaard S Thought Patrick Gardiner Demonstrates How Kierkegaard Developed His Ideas And Examines His Thoughts In Light Of The Doctrines On Society Developed By His Contemporaries Marx And Feuerbach Finally, He Assesses The Profound Importance Of Kierkegaard S Ideas On The Development Of Modern Ways Of Thinking.


10 thoughts on “Kierkegaard

  1. says:

    I ve made one or two attempts to read Kierkegaard, that 19th century Dane 1813 1855 , always cited as a dominant figure in modern philosophical and religious thinking I found him impenetrable, and he just gave me a headache trying to figure out what on earth he was talking about That said, I happened across this work in my local library, one in the series of hundreds of very short introductions put out by Oxford University I had read one on consciousness which I though was quite clear and I ve made one or two attempts to read Kierkegaard, that 19th century Dane 1813 1855 , always cited as a dominant figure in modern philosophical and religious thinking I found him impenetrable, and he just gave me a headache trying to figure out what on earth he was talking about That said, I happened across this work in my local library, one in the series of hundreds of very short introductions put out by Oxford University I had read one on consciousness which I though was quite clear and interesting, so I thought I d see what had been done with Kierkegaard.I was relieved to find out that Kierkegaard is indeed difficult to read my frustration wasn t all my fault Writing about PHILOSOPHICAL FRAGMENTS, Gardiner wr...


  2. says:

    Kierkegaard A Very Short Introduction Very Short Introductions 58 , Patrick L GardinerScholars have largely misunderstood Soren Kierkegaard, remembering him chiefly in connection with the development of existentialist philosophy in this century In a short and unhappy life, he wrote many books and articles on literary, satirical, religious and psychological themes, but the diversity and idiosyncratic style of his writing have contributed to a misunderstanding of his ideas In this book the Kierkegaard A Very Short Introduction Very Short Introductions 58 , Patrick L GardinerScholars have largely misunderstood Soren Kierkegaard, remembe...


  3. says:

    I found this on a nice matchy matchy shelf at the library with all these compact little very short introductions I thought it looked just right for carrying around in my purse while providing after school taxi service, and I didn t know the first thing about Kierkegaard I liked it It was good I learned a lot Kierkegaard felt that the Christian church of his day was disingenuous and kept people from becoming true Christians I especially liked the discussion about Abraham and Isaac because I found this on a nice matchy matchy shelf at the library with all these compact little very short introductions I thought it looked just right for carrying around in my purse while providing af...


  4. says:

    This was a bit of a slog The author obviously knows his subject and provided athan adequate introduction to Kierkegaard though in a fairly convoluted manner And by that I mean sentence structure and the way he presupposes familiarity with the jargon associated with various philosophical s...


  5. says:

    Kierkegaard is a hero of mine, and Gardiner provides here a well structured and informative introduction He covers aspects of Kierkegaard s life and thought, ranging from his writing, anti hegelianism, authorial agenda, an...


  6. says:

    Tainted by a highly tedious academic style, this study is an otherwise adept account of an otherwise impenetrable thinker whose influence cannot be understated.


  7. says:

    Very succinct and helpful explanation of Kierkegaard s writings and philosophy


  8. says:

    First, I have to give the fine folks at the Oxford University Press mad props for truth in advertising This book is indeed about Kierkegaard, an introduction, and very short I picked this up because I felt rather ignorant after reading Sophie s World I would say it provided a very decent overview for someone who was looking to get the most basic grasp on the general thrust of Kierkegaard s work It also has a very snappy mod cover, I felt like I should wear a black turtleneck to read it.It s First, I have to give the fine folks at the Oxford University Press...


  9. says:

    Tedious and unengaging writing.


  10. says:

    The writing is not clear and topics are all over the place The book doesn t really say much about Kierkegaard, not even as a intro I hate intro books but I thought this one might help me through my Kierkegaard readings but no, the book was a bit waste...