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Background: Copenhagen a Hundred Years Ago

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/9780691157771.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter sets out the setting and dramatis personae of Kierkegaard's early life, discussing several of the prominent figures which the chapter credits as having a formative influence on the young ... More


The Great Earthquake: The Twenty-Second Birthday

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/9780691157771.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter discusses certain events surrounding Kierkegaard's twenty-second birthday—most notably the occurrence of a “great earthquake,” a “frightful upheaval” which serves as a turning point in ... More


Father and Son United: Twenty-Five Years of Age

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/9780691157771.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter chronicles Kierkegaard's reconciliation with his father as well as the latter's death, and Kierkegaard's impressions thereof. It recounts his final meeting with his father and how the ... More


At the Cross Roads: 1835

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/9780691157771.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter details Kierkegaard's initial forays into young adulthood. Though the events of the Great Earthquake had crushed him, it had also liberated him from his father's dominance—and, as he ... More


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