Two Ages: The Age of Revolution and the Present Age A Literary Review (Kierkegaard's Writings, Volume 14)

Two Ages: The Age of Revolution and the Present Age A Literary Review (Kierkegaard's Writings, Volume 14)

Søren Kierkegaard


After determining to terminate his authorship with the pseudonymous Concluding Unscientific Postscript, Kierkegaard composed reports as a way of writing with no being an writer. a long time, the following awarded in a definitive English textual content, is concurrently a assessment and a ebook in its personal correct. In it, Kierkegaard reviews at the anonymously released Danish novel a long time, which contrasts the mentality of the age of the French Revolution with that of the following epoch of rationalism.

Kierkegaard commends the author's shrewdness, and his critique builds at the novel's view of the 2 generations. With prepared prophetic perception, Kierkegaard foresees the start of an impersonal cultural desolate tract, during which the person will both be depersonalized or obliged to discover an life rooted in "equality sooner than God and equality with all men."

This variation, like any within the sequence, comprises tremendous supplementary fabric, together with a ancient advent, entries from Kierkegaard's journals and papers, and the preface and end of the unique novel.

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