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Søren Kierkegaard

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Søren Kierkegaard

Søren Kierkegaard (5 Mey 1813 – 11 November 1855) is a Dens philosopher. He startit the philosophy ca'd existentialism wi Friedrich Nietszche.

  • Kierkegaard debutit in philosophy bi a theorie on the practical o socratic ironie, dissociatin Socrates[1] frae Plato like Hegel an bi this wey precedin Nietzsche [2], an analyzin awso the ironie theorized bi the German Romantics. Kierkegaard ken-well the history o philosophy, ither ancient philosophy (his references tae Plato, Aristotle an the Skeptics are frequents) or modern philosophy (frae Descartes tae Hegel). He partaks gey muckle the scorn or indifference tae medieval philosophy whilka reignit frae Erasmus an Luther till Nietzsche : Heidegger an his thesis on Duns Scotus far the greit thinkars thocht anew on this pairt o History o Philosophy.
  • Pious Christian an brecht theologian, he wis opponit tae Dens kirk o this time, Lutherian State Kirk, in name o an individual an concrete faith. The releegion, ecclesiastic institution, believin fowks community, formit whit Kierkegaard ca'd Christianity, an representit hypocrisie (gang tae kirk tae mak orselves better seen frae societie) an the repression o individualism, blawn in contrarity in Christianity as livit faith, full o douts an interior learnins, the « Christian-tae-be ».


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  1. See "O ironie concept aye refered tae Socrate" (1841).
  2. See awso Nietzsche, The Dawn o the Eedols, « Socrates' problem », 1888, an the birth o Tragedy, §13 tae 15, 1872.