By Soren Kierkegaard, M.G. Piety, Edward F. Mooney
'The love of repetition is honestly the single chuffed love'
So says Constantine Constantius at the first web page of Kierkegaard's Repetition. existence itself, based on Kierkegaard's pseudonymous narrator, is a repetition, and during this witty, playful paintings Constantius explores the character of affection and happiness, the passing of time and the significance of relocating ahead (and backward). The sarcastically entitled Philosophical Crumbs pursues the research of religion and love and their stressful dating with reason.
Written just a 12 months aside, those works supplement one another and provides the reader a different perception into the breadth and substance of Kierkegaard's suggestion. the 1st reads like a singular and the second one like a Platonic discussion, yet either interact, in numerous methods, a similar hard matters. those are the 1st translations to show the literary caliber and philosophical precision of the originals. They weren't meant, despite the fact that, for philosophers, yet for somebody who feels attracted to the
question of the last word fact of human life and the resource of human happiness.
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