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Childhood

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/9780691157771.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter discusses Kierkegaard's perspectives on his own childhood. It first describes a document authored by Kierkegaard which contains a review of the first twenty-six years of his life, though ... More


How life course dynamics matter for precarity in later life

Richard A. Settersten

in Precarity and Ageing: Understanding Insecurity and Risk in Later Life

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447340850
eISBN:
9781447340904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340850.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Precarity is at the heart of human experience. In every period of life, all people would seem to face some minimal types and levels of precarity simply in being alive and in having to navigate an ... 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


Kierkegaard’s Socratic Task and the Development of the Pseudonymous Works: 1844–6

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/9780198747703.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

This chapter explores Kierkegaard’s books Philosophical Fragments, The Concept of Anxiety, Prefaces, Stages on Life’s Way, and the Concluding Unscientific Postscript. These books present a complex ... More


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