Either - Or A Fragment of Life

ISBN-10: 0140445773
ISBN-13: 9780140445770
Authors: S�ren Kierkegaard, Alastair Hannay, Victor Eremita, Victor Eremita, Victor Eremita
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A masterpiece of duality, Soren Kierkegaard's work explores the conflict between aesthetic and the ethical. Using two characters, he explores the virtues of a morally upstanding life, as well as contemplating the more seductive Epicurean pleasures.

Author bio:

Born in Copenhagen, Denmark, S�ren Kierkegaard was the son of a wealthy middle-class merchant. He lived all his life on his inheritance, using it to finance his literary career. He studied theology at the University of Copenhagen, completing a master's thesis in 1841 on the topic of irony in Socrates. At about this time, he became engaged to a woman he loved, but he broke the engagement when he decided that God had destined him not to marry. The years 1841 to 1846 were a period of intense literary activity for Kierkegaard, in which he produced his "authorship," a series of writings of varying forms published under a series of fantastic pseudonyms. Parallel to these, he wrote a series of…    

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group Number of pages: 640 Dimensions: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.25" tall Weight: 1.056 lbs. Language: English