Fear and Trembling, and Repetition
Robert L. Perkins
Mercer University Press, 1993 - Literary Criticism - 388 pages
For the first time in English the world community of scholars is systematically assembling and presenting the results of recent research in the vast literature of Soren Kierkegaard. Based on the definitive English edition of Kierkegaard's works by Princeton University Press, this series of commentaries addresses all the published texts of the influential Danish philosopher and theologian.
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Art Deed and System
The Antithesis between the Religious View of Ethics and the Rationalistic View of Ethics in Fear and Trembling
The Parables of Problem III in Kierkegaards Fear and Trembling
Abrahams Silence Aesthetically Conceived
Whose Fear and Trembling?
Understanding Imagination and Irony in Kierkegaards Repetition
Constantin Constantiuss Search for an Acceptable Way of Life
Notes on a Coach Horn Going FurtherRevocation and Repetition
The Magic of Theater Drama and Existence in Kierkegaards Repetition and Hesses Steppenwolf
Collation of Pages in the Hong and Hannay Translations of Fear and Trembling
Notes on Contributors
Abraham actuality aesthetic appears attempt become begins called character Christian comes concept concern consciousness Constantin continuity Critical dialectical discourse duty eternal ethical everything existence experience expression fact faith Fear and Trembling final follows further future gives hand Hegel Hegelian hero higher hope human idea ideal imagination immediacy individual infinite resignation interesting Isaac Johannes Kierkegaard kind knight letter limits live look meaning metaphysics moral move movement never objective observer one's paradox passion past perhaps person philosophy Pleasure Principle poet possibility present Princeton problem question reader reading reason recollection reflection relation relationship religion religious repentance repetition requires says seems sense silence Silentio single situation speak spirit stands story suffering suggests thing thought tion trans turn understanding universal University Press virtue wants whole writes young man's
Page 6 - So in the pseudonymous works there is not a single word which is mine, I have no opinion about these works except as a third person, no knowledge of their meaning except as a reader, not the remotest private relation to them, since such a thing is impossible in the case of a doubly reflected communication.
Page 5 - One statement at any rate I can make in regard to all who have written or who may write with a claim to knowledge of the subjects to which I devote myself — no matter how they pretend to have acquired it, whether from my instruction or from others or by their own discovery. Such writers can in my opinion have no real acquaintance with the subject. I certainly have composed no work...
Page 17 - Abraham's act is totally unrelated to the universal, is a purely private endeavor. Therefore, while the tragic hero is great because of his moral virtue, Abraham is great because of a purely personal virtue. There is no higher expression for the ethical in Abraham's life than that the father shall love the son. The ethical in the sense of the moral is entirely beside the point. Insofar as the universal was present, it was cryptically in Isaac, hidden, so to speak, in Isaac's loins, and must cry out...