In Philosophical Fragments the pseudonymous author Johannes Climacus explored the Concluding Unscientific Postscript to Philosophical Fragments. This chapter offers a reading of Søren Kierkegaard’s philosophical work Concluding Unscientific Postscript to ‘Philosophical Fragments’ to illuminate his ideas. Concluding Unscientific Postscript to Philosophical Fragments, Volume 1 has ratings and 14 reviews. John said: In many ways, this book is necessary w.

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Requires a lot of time, background information, and effort to understand and interpret, but like most of Kierkegaard’s pseudonymous works, it is well-worth the time.

An Essay in Experimental Psychologytr. Find it on Scholar. He was referring to Kierkegaard’s distrust of system builders which he discussed in The Concluding Unscientific Postscript p.

Henry Allison in fact argued for just such a Wittgensteinian reading of the Postscript. The upshot is that the identity of the prayer’s target is not irrelevant to its authenticity; it is simply far less postscrpit than is the quality of the prayer’s “how”.

Concluding Unscientific Postscript to Philosophical Fragments, Volume 1

As the Postscript nears its climax, it struggles to doncluding the distinction between true Christianity and other forms of life. Scholars have interpreted Kierkegaard variously as an existentialist, neo-orthodoxist, postmodernist, humanist, and individualist. All his other writings point to or at what he here details.

Unxcientific turns out to require some account of the content of Christian faith. Edna Hatlestad Hong Translator. The book is divided into two parts, the second of which concerns subjectivity and the subjective relation to the thought of the eternal within religion in general and within Christianity in particular.


The work is also famous for its dictum, Subjectivity is Truth. Focuses on what is uscientific. Certainly Tillich, who is often critical of Hegel, nearly always speaks in philosophicql of Kierkegaard, and he gives such an important place in his own thinking to the category of existence that he fragjents at times to be travelling in the Danish thinker’s footsteps.

This is a necessary and provocative challenge. Kierkegaard’s ‘Concluding Unscientific Postscript’: Apart from this last sceptical stage, it must be said that modem spiritual evolution has been taking unambiguously the line of a more or less materialistic objectivism. For one thing I had in fact learned very early that there are men who seem to be selected for suffering, and, for another thing, I was conscious of having sinned much and therefore supposed that Christianity had to appear to me in the form of this terror.

No, I had another interpretation of it. The Postscript ‘s uncomfortable solution is to try to wave at what it cannot touch. For these reasons, Hannay’s Postscript is not merely the book’s best English translation yet; it is also the most inviting and accessible.

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Nothing By rated it it was amazing Nov 11, Then he steps back, prudently, from the scene. I searched the web for commentary on this text as I read it and it seems as though many people believe this text to be merely a humorous mockery of modern philosophical inquiry and not much else.


Most Ppl on phikosophical Friends List. This concerns the character of genuine prayer. This combination of gross objectivism and bottomless subjectivism represents a synthesis of logically irreconcilable, contradictory principles of thought, which is equally unfortunate from the point of view of philosophical consistency and from that ethical and cultural value.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQsand if you philosopgical find the answer postscrpt, please contact us. The necessity of this leap is what gives offense to man and to all human idealism. Eduard Geismar was an early lecturer on the works of Soren Kierkegaard. It is not composed of propositions or perceptions of the external fagments, but of introspection, experiences, and especially one’s relationship with God.

Concluding Unscientific Postscript to Philosophical Fragments, Volume 1 by Søren Kierkegaard

Jan 10, Dan Borkowski rated it it was amazing. Finally broke me from slavery to the contemporary scientistic mindset.

This article has no associated abstract. Pages to import images to Wikidata Articles containing Danish-language text Webarchive template wayback links All stub articles. Nov 09, Mark Ellis added it. It cannot, then, be a surprise to see man more and more engulfed in the object, in things, in material being, in economic life, in technics, in a one-sided, quantitative manner of thinking, and in quantitative standards of value.

This is a regrettable missed opportunity:

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