By Søren Kierkegaard,Howard Vincent Hong,Edna H. Hong,Howard V. Hong
Stages on Life's Way, the sequel to Either/Or, is an intensely poetic instance of Kierkegaard's imaginative and prescient of the 3 phases, or spheres, of lifestyles: the esthetic, the moral, and the non secular. With attribute love for mystification, he offers the paintings as a package deal of files fallen accidentally into the fingers of "Hilarius Bookbinder," who ready them for printing. The publication starts with a dinner party scene patterned on Plato's Symposium. (George Brandes maintained that "one needs to realize with amazement that it holds its personal during this comparison.") subsequent is a discourse by means of "Judge William" in compliment of marriage "in solution to objections." the rest of the quantity, virtually two-thirds of the full, is the diary of a tender guy, stumbled on by way of "Frater Taciturnus," who used to be deeply in love yet felt pressured to wreck his engagement. The paintings closes with a letter to the reader from Taciturnus at the 3 "existence-spheres" represented by way of the 3 elements of the book.
Stages on Life's Way not just repeats topics, characters, and pseudonymous authors of the sooner works but in addition is going past them and issues to extra improvement of crucial rules in Concluding Unscientific Postscript.
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Kierkegaard's Writings, XI, Volume 11: Stages on Life's Way: Stages on Life's Way by Søren Kierkegaard,Howard Vincent Hong,Edna H. Hong,Howard V. Hong