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Repentance

JOHN E. HARE

in The Moral Gap: Kantian Ethics, Human Limits, and God's Assistance

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269571
eISBN:
9780191683701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269571.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

This chapter examines philosopher Soren Kirkegaard’s thoughts on the Christian doctrine of repentance in relation to the question on moral gap. It analyses the characters of Judge William, the ... More


The Aesthetic Works: 1841 to 1845

Walter Lowrie

in A Short Life of Kierkegaard

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157771
eISBN:
9781400845972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157771.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter discusses the aftermath of Kierkegaard's courtship with Olsen, as well as his creative processes during a time of fairly prolific writing. During the period covered by this chapter, ... More


Reading Kierkegaard: To Keep Intact the Secret

Kevin Newmark

in Irony on Occasion: From Schlegel and Kierkegaard to Derrida and de Man

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823240128
eISBN:
9780823240166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823240128.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

One of the most innovative and productive readings of Kierkegaard in the 20th century is offered by Sylviane Agacinski in Aparté. How and why has this book remained separate, apart from the ... More


Desiring “The One”—in Vaudeville, Marriage, and Beyond

Carl S. Hughes

in Kierkegaard and the Staging of Desire: Rhetoric and Performance in a Theology of Eros

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823257256
eISBN:
9780823261505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257256.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Chapter One argues that the seemingly trifling discussions of vaudeville theater in Either/Or can provide a guide to the nature of Kierkegaard’s rhetoric as a whole, even when it becomes overtly ... More


Antigone and the End of Art

George Pattison

in Kierkegaard and the Quest for Unambiguous Life: Between Romanticism and Modernism: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199698677
eISBN:
9780191745553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698677.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

This chapter begins by looking at Hegel, with specific reference to his treatment of Antigone and to his discussion of the difference between ancient and modern tragedy, together with his view on the ... More


Remaining True to the Ethical?

George Pattison

in Kierkegaard and the Quest for Unambiguous Life: Between Romanticism and Modernism: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199698677
eISBN:
9780191745553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698677.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

Kierkegaard's vision of the journey to selfhood involves much more than the cult of the unambiguous existential gesture or unmotivated act with which he is often associated. At the same time it is ... More


Diakrisis

Geoffrey Bennington

in Scatter 1: The Politics of Politics in Foucault, Heidegger, and Derrida

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823270521
eISBN:
9780823270569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270521.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Chapter five returns in the light of these analyses to Heidegger's own Nazi decision (and his notorious later description of it as his “grösste Dummheit,” his greatest stupidity). It is shown how in ... More


The Longue Durée of Marriage

Stefanie Markovits

in The Victorian Verse-Novel: Aspiring to Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198718864
eISBN:
9780191788314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198718864.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Poetry

Chapter 2, “The Longue Durée of Marriage,” offers a formal explanation to the centrality of conjugal experience in the Victorian verse-novel, despite marriage’s representational challenge (as ... More


The Conception of Kierkegaard’s Socratic Task and the Beginning of the Authorship: 1843

Jon Stewart

in Søren Kierkegaard: Subjectivity, Irony, & the Crisis of Modernity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198747703
eISBN:
9780191810657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747703.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

This chapter treats the years 1842–3. From the fall of 1841 to the spring of 1842 Kierkegaard was in Berlin, where he heard the lectures of the German philosopher Schelling. During this time he ... More


Two Pistols and Some Papers: Kierkegaard’s Seducer and Hedda’s Gambit

Fred Rush

in Ibsen's Hedda Gabler: Philosophical Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190467876
eISBN:
9780190467913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190467876.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter investigates the modernist credentials of Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler by considering the title character as an example of what Kierkegaard in Either—Or calls an “aesthetic” agent. Kierkegaard ... More


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