Eighteen Upbuilding Discourses has 89 ratings and 4 reviews. Owen said: They weren’t kidding when they put Upbuilding in the title. I feel new neurolog. Buy Eighteen Upbuilding Discourses: Eighteen Upbuilding Discourses v. 5 ( Kierkegaard’s Writings) New Ed by Soren Kierkegaard, Howard V. Hong, Edna H. There is much to be learned philosophically from this volume, but philosophical instruction was not Kierkegaard’s aim here, except in the broad sense of.

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And if you know what’s good for you righteen you’ll read this book. Earl Wadsworth rated it it was amazing Dec 29, There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

The Eighteen Upbuilding Discourses Danish: First, they share the same dedication: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Three Upbuilding Discourses, He possesses some kind of goods, and in the little circle that is the object of his solicitude everyone knows that in time he will distribute these goods to everyone.

Scholars have interpreted Kierkegaard variously as an existentialist, neo-orthodoxist, postmodernist, humanist, and individualist.

Kierkegaard’s Writings, Vol Princeton University Press- Philosophy – pages.

To Gain Ones Soul in Patience. As he later interpreted it in the posthumously published Point of View for My Work as an Author, the authorship was a systematic attempt to raise the question of what it means to be a Christian.

There is no fundamental point of contact left between the individual and the divine; man has become absolutely different from God A Short Life of Kierkegaardp. While his purpose for the pseudonyms was mainly to undermine the Hegelian “system” and an uncritical and dispassionate view of one’s relationship with God, the religious discourses, written to accompany the philosophical works, served to underscore that Kierkegaard was a religious author from the beginning—a fact which was overlooked, and which he was disposed to point out.


At about this time, he became engaged to a woman he loved, but he broke the engagement when he decided that God had destined him not to marry. Kierkegaard is a psychologist in the highest sense of the word, it seems to me. Of course neither the God-man nor an apostle can have such a concern-but then I am just a poor human being.

Upbuilding Discourses in Various Spirits. Others, however, make the reception doubtful to themselves by wishing for it, and even though they do not think they deserve the gift, such nevertheless is their attitude and goodwill toward the person through whose goodness they receive it; and even though they see that the goodness is a weakness, they conceal this from him and from themselves, feel justified and obligated to act this way, because thankfulness is the only expression of their relation kpbuilding him, since it is a gift, and a gift it remains.

His later upbuilding works might be closer to religiousness B.

Eighteen Upbuilding Discourses

Nora rated it liked it Mar 20, Michael Di Martino rated it it was amazing Apr 17, There is much to be learned philosophically from this volume, but philosophical instruction was not Kierkegaard’s aim here, except in the broad sense of self-knowledge and deepened awareness. Even if you thought your salvation was ever so secure, you nevertheless would feel deeply ashamed every time you compared your life with theirs for whom concern about this issue time and again filled many a moment, many an hour, whether it was the wish that occupied them now or the heart that was moved in thankfulness or the disposition they formed in order to be, to their best insight and ability, pleasing to the giver, and by which they prepared for the transition p.

Letters and Documents Journals and Papers. Keith rated eiyhteen it was amazing Mar 09, Thanks for telling viscourses about the problem. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Third, they are meant for the “solitary individual”, who is the reader alone before his Maker.


His discourses stress love, joy, faith, gratitude, thanksgiving, peace, adversity, impartiality, and equality before God and recommends them to the single individual.

Eighteen Upbuilding Discourses by Kierkegaard, Soren

Return to Book Page. Most of the discourses have common elements.

So they all receive of the goods—this constitutes the commonality, but what is the difference? Philosophy of the Teacher Nigel Tubbs No preview available – Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Contents The Expectancy of Faith. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. For example someone who gives excuses, pretends to be resolute, but is in fact avoiding actually making a choice or commitment; or someone who is not patient but can nevertheless have the appearance of being so; or how “worldly wisdom” or sagacity, as it is translated in the book, becomes seductive traps on one’s way towards having faith in god Account Options Sign in.

Nick Coffman rated it it was amazing Feb 04, The reason I have always spoken of myself as being without authority is that I personally have felt that there was too much of the poetic in me, furthermore that I feel aided by something higher, and also that I am put together backwards, but then, too, because I perceive that the profound suffering of my life and also my guilt make me need an enormous measure of Christianity, while at the same time I am fearful of making it too heavy for someone who may not need so great a measure.

Think you’re already doing that? It began maieutically with esthetic works, and the whole pseudonymous production is maieutic in nature.