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By Katalin Nun,Jon Stewart

The articles during this quantity hire source-work examine to track Kierkegaard's realizing and use of authors from the Greek culture. a sequence of figures of various significance in Kierkegaard's authorship are taken care of, starting from early Greek poets to past due Classical philosophical colleges. regularly it may be acknowledged that the Greeks jointly represent one of many unmarried most crucial physique of resources for Kierkegaard's suggestion. He studied Greek from an early age and used to be profoundly encouraged via what can be referred to as the Greek spirit. even though he's quite often thought of a Christian philosopher, he was once still continually drawn again to the Greeks for concepts and impulses on any variety of themes. He often contrasts old Greek philosophy, with its emphasis at the lived event of the person in way of life, with the summary German philosophy that was once fashionable in the course of his personal time. it's been argued that he modeled his paintings on that of the traditional Greek thinkers particularly with a view to distinction his personal job with that of his contemporaries.

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