Kierkegaard's Writings: Sickness Unto Death: A Christian Psychological Exposition for Upbuilding and Awakening v. 19
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A companion piece to The Concept of Anxiety, this work continues Soren Kierkegaard's radical and comprehensive analysis of human nature in a spectrum of possibilities of existence. Present here is a remarkable combination of the insight of the poet and the contemplation of the philosopher. In The Sickness unto Death, Kierkegaard moves beyond anxiety on the mental-emotional level to the spiritual level, where--in contact with the eternal--anxiety becomes despair. Both anxiety and despair reflect the misrelation that arises in the self when the elements of the synthesis--the infinite and the finite--do not come into proper relation to each other. Despair is a deeper expression for anxiety and is a mark of the eternal, which is intended to penetrate temporal existence.

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  • Paperback | 232 pages
  • 137.16 x 213.36 x 12.7mm | 249.47g
  • Princeton University Press
  • New Jersey, United States
  • Danish, English
  • Revised ed.
  • 0691020280
  • 9780691020280
  • 150,463

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"The definitive edition of the Writings. The first volume ... indicates the scholarly value of the entire series: an introduction setting the work in the context of Kierkegaard's development; a remarkably clear translation; and concluding sections of intelligent notes."--Library Journal

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