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Published by Princeton Univ. Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

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The Physical Object
Pagination271 p.
Number of Pages271
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13525642M

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A Short Life of Kierkegaard is a book by Walter Lowrie. The book's first edition was published in by Oxford University Press simply under the title Kierkegaard. The book was influential for being the first English biography which covers both wider and lesser known areas of Søren Kierkegaard's life, philosophy, and Walter Lowrie. A short life of Kierkegaard. [Walter Lowrie] -- This little book, being simply a biography, may perhaps be more lucid than the other, in which it was sometimes difficult to see the forest for the trees. May 21,  · In this classic biography, the celebrated Kierkegaard translator Walter Lowrie presents a charming and warmly appreciative introduction to the life and work of the great Danish writer. Lowrie tells the story of Kierkegaard's emotionally turbulent life with a keen sense of drama and an acute understanding of how his life shaped his thought/5(). - Buy A Short Life of Kierkegaard book online at best prices in India on Read A Short Life of Kierkegaard book reviews & author details and /5(6).

Søren Kierkegaard was a Danish philosopher and writer. He was born in and died in , and did most of his writing in the s and 50s. Now he’s often thought of as the father of existentialist thought, but he’s really much more than that. Søren Kierkegaard, in full Søren Aabye Kierkegaard, (born May 5, , Copenhagen, Den.—died Nov. 11, , Copenhagen), Danish philosopher, theologian, and cultural critic who was a major influence on existentialism and Protestant theology in the . A critique of the novel Two Ages (in some translations Two Generations) written by Thomasine Christine Gyllembourg-Ehrensvärd, Kierkegaard made several insightful observations on what he considered the nature of modernity and its passionless attitude towards life. Kierkegaard writes that "the present age is essentially a sensible age, devoid of passion Alma mater: University of Copenhagen. Introduction: Kierkegaard’s life and works Søren Kierkegaard is acknowledged to be one of the most influential thinkers of the nineteenth century. Born on May 5, , in Copenhagen, where he spent almost all of his life, Kierkegaard was not widely known outside Scandinavia in his lifetime, and was not hugely popular even in Denmark. Most of his books were published in editions of copies.

Philosopher of the Heart review: Kierkegaard’s existential angst of an outpouring of books and religious sermons over a period of about 10 years in the s and s. of his short life. The "Short Life" is a little dated at this point, but is written by one of the Kierkegaard scholars of the day, and I think it should provide any student or casual reader with a fine introduction to the man's thought and the events that shaped and colored that thought so powerfully. A small, insignificant-looking intellectual with absurdly long legs, Søren Kierkegaard () was a veritable Hans Christian Andersen caricature of a man. Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection. The Cambridge Companion to Autobiography. Edited by Maria DiBattista, Emily O. Wittman; Online ISBN: Walter Lowrie, A Short Life of Kierkegaard. Princeton, NJ: Author: Alastair Hannay.