Søren Kierkegaard

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Søren Aabye Kierkegaard (5 May 1813 – 11 November 1855) was a Danish philosopher, theologian, poet, social critic, and religious author who is widely considered to be the first existentialist philosopher. He wrote critical texts on organized religion, Christendom, morality, ethics, psychology and philosophy of religion, displaying a fondness for metaphor, irony and parables.


Books by Kierkegaard[edit]

  • Om Begrebet Ironi med stadigt Hensyn til Socrates [On the Concept of Irony with Continual Reference to Socrates], 1841
  • Enten-Eller [Either/Or], 1843
  • To opbyggelige Taler [Two Upbuilding Discourses], 1843
  • Frygt og Bæven [Fear and Trembling], 1843
  • To opbyggelige Taler [Two Upbuilding Discourses], 1844
  • Stadier paa Livets Vei [Stages on Life's Way], 1845

Collected works[edit]

  • A. B. Drachmann, J. L. Heiberg and H. O. Lange editors, Søren Kierkegaards Samlede Værker [Søren Kierkegaard's Collected Works], 14 vols, Copenhagen: Gyldendal, 1st edition, 1901-06.
  • Cappelørn, Niels Jørgen, Joakim Garff, Jette Knudsen, Johnny Kondrup and Alastair McKinnon, Søren Kierkegaards Skrifter, 55 vols, Gads Forlag, 1997-2011.

Books on Kierkegaard[edit]

  • Richard H. Bell & Ronald E. Hustwitt, Essais on Kierkegaard and Wittgenstein : On Understanding the Self, College of Wooster, 1978.
  • Pat Bigelow, Kierkegaard & The Problem Of Writing, Tallahassee: Florida State University Press, 1987.
  • Harold Bloom (editor), Søren Kierkegaard, New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 1989).
  • Samuel Hugo Bergman, Dialogical Philosophy from Kierkegaard to Buber, Albany N.Y. State University of New York press, 1991.
  • Gregory R. Beabout, Freedom and its Misuses. Kierkegaard on Anxiety and Despair, Marquette University Press, 1996.
  • Susan Leigh Anderson, On Kierkegaard, Belmont CA, USA : Wadsworth/Thomson Learning, 2000.
  • Jørgen Bukdahl and Bruce H. Kirmmse, Søren Kierkegaard and the Common Man, Grand Rapids. Mich.: W.B. Eerdmans Pub., 2001.
  • Michael Shakespeare Bielmeier, Kierkegaard and Existential Tragedy, Lewiston, N.Y. State University of New York Press, 2001.
  • Clare Carlisle, Kierkegaard's Philosophy of Becoming: Movements and Positions, Albany: State University of New York Press, 2005.
  • Tom P. S. Angier, Either Kierkegaard/or Nietzsche: Moral Philosophy in a New Key, Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2006.
  • Clare Carlisle, Kierkegaard: A Guide for the Perplexed, London: Continuum, 2006.
  • John D. Caputo, How to Read Kierkegaard, London: Granta Books, 2007.
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