By Walter Lowrie, Søren Kierkegaard
Walter Lowrie's vintage, bestselling translation of Søren Kierkegaard's most crucial and renowned books continues to be unrivaled for its clarity and literary caliber. worry and Trembling and The disease Unto demise validated Kierkegaard because the father of existentialism and feature come to outline his contribution to philosophy. Lowrie's translation, first released in 1941 and later revised, used to be the 1st in English, and it has brought thousands of readers to Kierkegaard's concept. Kierkegaard counted worry and Trembling and The disease Unto demise between "the so much ideal books i've got written," and in them he introduces terms--"the absurd" and "despair"--that became keyword phrases in sleek idea. worry and Trembling takes up the tale of Abraham and Isaac to discover a religion that transcends the moral, persists within the face of the absurd, and meets its present within the go back of all that the trustworthy one is prepared to sacrifice, whereas The disorder Unto dying examines the religious anxiousness of despair.
Walter Lowrie's very good translation of those seminal works keeps to supply a terrific creation to Kierkegaard. And, as Gordon Marino argues in a brand new creation, those books are as proper as ever in today's age of hysteria.
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