God and passion in Kierkegaard"s Climacus
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Published by Mohr Siebeck GmbH & Co. KG in T ubingen .
Written in English


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SeriesReligion in Philosophy and Theology -- 26
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Open LibraryOL19534780M
ISBN 109783161491955

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Published in and not originally planned to appear under the pseudonym Climacus, the book varies in tone and substance from the other works so attributed, but it is dialectically related to them, as well as to the other pseudonymous writings. The central issue of Johannes Climacus is doubt. Probably written between November and April but unfinished and published only posthumously, this book Cited by: When Kierkegaard died at the age of forty-two, the papers found in his desk included Johannes Climacus, probably written in the winter of The book is a novel, as well as a work of philosophy, which tells the tale of what happens to the young Johannes Climacus as he decides to become a philosopher/5. Kierkegaard's God and the Good Life J. Aaron Simmons, Michael Strawser, Stephen Minister Erotic Wisdom: On God, Passion, Faith, and Falling in Love human passion, for Climacus also states that it is not possible to exist in truth without passion. There is no objective system for : J. Aaron Simmons, Michael Strawser, Stephen Minister. Climacus takes a more (self-described) "algebraic" approach to the discussion of faith in this book. He emphasizes the god's relationship to humanity and the utter necessity of the god's condescension. Prominently displayed in this book are discussions of "the absolute," living truth versus untruth, and the conditions for faith/5(41).

In a comprehensive discussion of one of Kierkegaard's most important books, C. Stephen Evans elucidates Kierkegaard's novel explanation that the tension between faith and reason must be understood as a consequence of the passionate character of reason itself.   It is known that Kierkegaard published at least two other his works under a pseudonym of Johannes Climacus: The Philosophical Fragments and The Concluding Unscientific Postscripts. As for the character of this Climacus, apart from the origin of the name that came from a Greek monk (c. ) who was the abbot of Saint Catherine’s of.   Kierkegaard's world part 8: God and possibility Clare Carlisle. For Kierkegaard God is the fact of possibility: what makes us free – but also gives rise to anxiety Kierkegaard's world Author: Clare Carlisle. However, the main intention of the paper is to interpret his specific concept of passion as a will to existence on the basis of analyzing the correlative relationship between passion and existence, and as a part of this goal to outline some positive aspects of passion as found in Kierkegaard’s : Milan Petkanič.

  Kierkegaard is not always easy to understand and he is often deliberately so. However, I will try and put it in plain language: The truths he considered of primary importance were subjective as indicated by his dictum that 'truth is subjectivity'. For Kierkegaard, the pseudonym Johannes Climacus represents the subjective approach to knowledge, though this Climacus is not a believer. The ladder is not then the ascent to God but is meant to call to mind an ascending series of logical plateaus, where the logician, represented particularly by Descartes and Hegel, proceeds from one premise to. Kierkegaard's Climacus on Discipleship and the Incarnation Article in New Blackfriars 93() January with 11 Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Kelly Dean Jolley. Philosophical Fragments (Danish title: Philosophiske Smuler eller En Smule Philosophi) is a Christian philosophical work written by Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard in It was the second of three works written under the pseudonym Johannes Climacus; the other two were De omnibus dubitandum est in and Concluding Unscientific Postscript to Philosophical Fragments in Author: Søren Kierkegaard (as Johannes Climacus).