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By Søren Kierkegaard,Howard V. Hong,Edna H. Hong

For Self-Examination and its spouse piece Judge for Yourself! are the end result of Søren Kierkegaard's "second authorship," which his Concluding Unscientific Postscript. one of the easiest and such a lot quite simply comprehended of Kierkegaard's books, the 2 works are a part of the signed direct communications, as exotic from his previous pseudonymous writings. The lucidity and pithiness, and the earnestness and gear, of For Self-Examination and Judge for Yourself! are better while, as Kierkegaard asked, they're learn aloud. They comprise the well known passages on Socrates' protection speech, the way to learn, the lover's letter, the royal coachman and the carriage group, and the painter's relation to his portray. the purpose of awakening and inward deepening is signaled through the hole part on Socrates in For Self-Examination and is pursued within the context of the family members of Christian ideality, grace, and reaction. The secondary target, a critique of the status quo, hyperlinks the works to the ultimate polemical writings that seem later after a four-year interval of silence.

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