Either/Or (Danish: Enten – Eller) is the first published work of the Danish philosopher Søren During his stay, Kierkegaard worked on the manuscript for Either/Or, took daily I have half a mind to write a counter-piece to “The Seducer’s Diary. “In the vast literature of love, The Seducer’s Diary is an intricate curiosity–a feverishly intellectual attempt to reconstruct an erotic failure as a pedagogic success. Kierkegaard seems to have written “The Seducer’s Diary” partly as a means of presenting himself as the titular cad, in an effort to save the.

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We all want to be in the right and never in the wrong.

It’s a philosopher I thoroughly enjoy Fear and Trembling, for example, is brilliantwriting about a subject that’s always intriguing young love gone wrongwith an approach that is sure to be complicated and thoughtful trying to make himself look like the bad guy.

Here he described the enemies the single individual faces when trying to make a commitment, probability and the outcome. Anthony Storm, “Archived copy”. Kierkegaard responds to him in this way:. Moreover John was no sybarite, but on the contrary inclined to asceticism and self-torment.

Much of his work deals with religious themes such as faith in God, the institution of the Christian Church, Christian ethics and theology, and the emotions and feelings of individuals when faced with life choices. He wrote against the practice of reading reviews instead of the actual books kierkeaard.

A Fragment of Life. It’s human nature to look to external forces when faced with our own inadequacies but the ethicist is against this. Kierkegaard’s “despair” is a somewhat analogous precursor of existential angst. When the heterogeneous is sustained the way I have sustained it, then both parties are right in saying that they love. And I guess the lesson was, sometimes you can tell the book by it after all.


For this reason, anxiety is not found in the beast, precisely because by nature the beast is not qualified as spirit. They are happy not to know his identity, for then they have only the book to deal with, without being bothered or distracted by his personality.


Diary of a Seducer

It is the positive expression of his ideal, as Adam Homo is the negative. Once we find what we desire we find that it wasn’t what we imagined it to be. Feb 02, Mari rated it really liked it Recommends it for: He talks of his abilities to keep a distance while all the time luring them in.

From Duary, the free encyclopedia. Just as a man changes his clothes for celebration, so a person preparing for the holy act of confession is inwardly changed.

Her mother urged her to speak; she hesitated, she yielded, and leaving the room without a diagy, she presently returned with a book in her hand. The self shapes one’s own character, values, inclinations, and personal identity; thus, the self fiary partially subject to internal factors. Kierkegaard and Olsen met on 8 May [she was 14, he was 24] and were instantly attracted to each other, but sometime around 11 August he had second thoughts. But this would never happen with God; who would dare to venture to think this of God, even if he is cowardly enough to prefer to forget God-until he stands face-to-face with the judge, who passes judgment on him but not on the one who truly has God as a witness, because where God is the diaey, there is indeed no judge if God is the witness.

How could it not be brilliant?

Either/Or – Wikipedia

Comparison is an esthetic exercise and has nothing to do with ethics and religion. For Truth is the Unity of the universal and subjective Will; and the Universal is to be found in the State, in its laws, its universal and rational arrangements.

Wikipedia says this about himKierkegaard, and Regine Olsen, the fiancee: The main purpose of this dlary was to attend the lectures by the German philosopher Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schellingwho was an eminent figure at the time.

Later in Concluding Unscientific Postscript he wrote; “inspiration is indeed an object of faith, is qualitatively dialectical, not attainable by means of quantification.

Anxiety is a qualification of dreaming spirit, and as such it has its place in psychology. Art, science, dogma and ethics constantly change.

The book agitated him. We have in it, therefore, the object of History in a more definite shape than before; that in which Freedom obtains objectivity, and lives in the enjoyment of this objectivity. De abrirse las venas. The Seducer’s Diary is neither boast nor apology, it is a wound implicit in the character of Johannes, of Kierkegaard. The first essay, which discusses ancient and modern tragedyis called the “Ancient Tragical Motif as Reflected in the Modern”.


In my career as an author, a point has now been reached where it is permissible to do what I feel a strong impulse to do and so regard as my duty — namely, to explain once for all, as directly and frankly as possible, what is what: And the one who went to his friend perhaps was not understood at times, perhaps was filled with self-loathing, which is even more oppressive, upon discovering that the one to whom he had confided his troubles had not understood him at all, even though he had listened, had not sensed what was making him anxious, but had only an inquisitive interest in his unusual encounter with life.

Once again he is writing about the inner and the outer aspects of tragedy. There must be a constraint if there is to be earnest.

The Seducer’s Diary by Søren Kierkegaard

The two guides call out to a man early and late, and when he listens to their call, then he finds his way, then he can know where he is, on the way. Scribe’s play is 16 pages long [39] and Kierkegaard writes a page review of the book.

Unless someone comes up with a very convincing argument to the contrary, that is the first and last piece of Kierkegaard’s work I shall be reading. Y es que al aburrimiento fue casi mortal. The next three sections are essay lectures from ‘A’ to the ‘Symparanekromenoi’, [26] a club or fellowship of the dead who practice the art of writing posthumous papers.

He had ordered of a painter in Frankfort, who was not without talent, the profiles of several well known persons.