Written as an afterword to this work, Concluding Unscientific Postscript is on one level a philosophical jest, yet on another it is Climacus’s characterization of the. Concluding Unscientific Postscript to the Philosophical Fragments (Danish: Afsluttende uvidenskabelig Efterskrift til de philosophiske Smuler) is an work by. One of the most noteworthy features of Kierkegaard’s Concluding Unscientific Postscript: A Critical Guide is that it lives up to its subtitle.

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Postsxript it is unlikely to replace the Hong edition in scholarly circles. Part One of the text volume examines the truth of Christianity as an objective issue, Part Two the subjective issue of what is involved for the individual unscientifix becoming jierkegaard Christian, and the volume ends with an addendum in which Kierkegaard acknowledges and explains his relation to the pseudonymous authors and their writings.

This is so both for subjective reasons — the Christian must contend not just with ignorance, but with sin — and for objective reasons: The Johns Hopkins UP,pp.

I have often taken exception to anyone who was a sinner in the strictest sense and then promptly got busy terrifying others. Kierkegaard’s Writings, Vol 7.

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Princeton University Press; Revised ed. These are not oversights or criticisms of the essays collected here but intimations of what might yet be developed in thinking about the Postscript. Without this passion in risking, a truth would be indifferent, and would not make sense anyway, despite its being certainly true. The same could be said for pathos or passion, which also comes up repeatedly. Put otherwise, for Kierkegaard truth lies in subjectivity, or more precisely in one’s relation to what is true.

The necessity of this leap is what gives offense to man and to all human idealism. In keeping the principle “understanding is revocation”, the appendix specifies that it itself as the book’s “Understanding” is unscientiifc precisely the book’s Revocation” Hannay strikes a similar tone — informative, but with a light touch — in his Introduction’s second half, where he sketches the Kierkeaard ‘s various polemical targets Hegel, of course, but even more so the Danish Hegelian pair Heiberg and Martensen, along with the Romantic theologian Grundtvig.

For him, God exists in people’s minds, in a sphere of subjectivity. It was an attack on what Kierkegaard saw as Hegel’s deterministic philosophy. Hannay’s unscentific are deservedly popular: Johannes Climacus has so delineated the ethico-religious life that Christianity becomes an intensification of subjectivity and its pathos. And that encounter between system and anti-system is very relevant to any examination of philosophical theology to-day. Here is Hannay’s version in full: Postscrupt Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.


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She wrote the following in Oxford UP,pp. An absolutely masterful exposition of the subject’s relation to the religious. We shall begin by dismissing the common accusation on Kierkegaard of “subjectivism”.

An Essay in Experimental Psychologytr. It seems to me that faith is about how we press on in full recognition of this fact, without invalidating through sentimentality the eventuality of death and other departures without return, or being paralyzed by despair. Kierkegaard’s text of Concluding Unscientific Postscript is vol.

Therefore, the philosopher does not ignore, nor does he deny, the science, abstraction, or the logic of objectivity. He says “a logical system is possible, but an existential system is impossible.


Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. English Choose a language for shopping. However, unlike his other pseudonymous postscripf, Kierkegaard attaches his name as editor to this work, showing the importance of the Postscript to Kierkegaard’s overall authorship.