Get Augenblick : the concept of the 'decisive moment' in 19th- PDF

By Koral Ward

ISBN-10: 0754660974

ISBN-13: 9780754660972

ISBN-10: 0754699455

ISBN-13: 9780754699453

Augenblick, which means actually 'In the blink of an eye', describes a 'decisive second' in time that's either fleeting but momentously eventful, even epoch-makingly major. during this ebook, Koral Ward investigates the advance of the concept that into one of many middle rules in Western existential philosophy along such techniques as anxiousness and person freedom.Ward examines the entire volume of the belief of the 'decisive moment', during which an individual's complete life-project is open to a thorough reorientation. From its inception in Kierkegaard's works to the writings of Jaspers and Heidegger, she attracts on an unlimited array of resources past simply the normal figures of nineteenth and twentieth century Continental philosophy, discovering principles and examples in images, cinema, track, artwork, and the fashionable novel

Show description

Read Online or Download Augenblick : the concept of the 'decisive moment' in 19th- and 20th-century western philosophy PDF

Similar metaphysics books

New PDF release: Varieties of Things: Foundations of Contemporary Metaphysics

Different types of issues: Foundations of up to date Metaphysics explores the elemental ontological different types of items; issues that we stumble upon in way of life, corresponding to fabric elements, individuals, occasions and universals. the writer starts with an intensive and obtainable dialogue of the character and goals of metaphysics.

Coleridge's Writings: Vol. 4: On Religion And Psychology by John Beer PDF

Of the entire wide-ranging pursuits Coleridge confirmed in his occupation, faith used to be the inner most and such a lot long-lasting; and Beer demonstrates during this booklet that none of his paintings could be absolutely understood with no taking this under consideration. Beer finds how Coleridge used to be preoccupied by means of the lifetime of the brain, and the way heavily this topic used to be intertwined with faith in his considering.

Download e-book for kindle: Mind Over Matter: The Necessity of Metaphysics in a Material by Wayne D Rossiter

Because the time of the Enlightenment, non secular skepticism and an elevated reliance upon empiricism have prompted many to undertake a simply naturalistic worldview. lately, this full-on recognition of naturalism has even resulted in the belittling of these who verify the necessity for metaphysical enterprise in our global.

Metaphysics and the philosophy of science : new essays by Matthew Slater, Zanja Yudell PDF

The query of the correct position of metaphysics in philosophy of technological know-how is either major and contentious. the previous few many years have visible huge engagement with philosophical tasks aptly defined as "the metaphysics of science:" inquiries into common legislation and homes, usual varieties, causal family members, and inclinations.

Extra resources for Augenblick : the concept of the 'decisive moment' in 19th- and 20th-century western philosophy

Sample text

Rather, he refers to a return Kierkegaard, Repetition (New Jersey, 1983), p. 132. Crites, The Blissful Security of the Moment, p. 236. , p. 111. 159 Kierkegaard, Fragments, Hong, p. 111. 160 Swenson’s translation has ‘Moment’, the event of the incarnation, decisive for the ‘eternal happiness’ of human being. Yet, perhaps this ought to be the moment, so that it includes man’s committing himself in faith to the god. 161 Kierkegaard, The Moment and Late Writings, p. xxx. 162 The Journals, quoted in A Kierkegaard Anthology, p.

232. 146 Kierkegaard, Repetition, Editor’s Introduction, p. 8. 140 141 Of Time and The Eternal, Søren Kierkegaard’s Moment [Øieblik] 27 The pseudonimous author of Repetition, whose name, Constantine Constantius, doubly stresses the author’s constancy both in love and as a friend and listener to the nameless young poet of the story, is enamoured of a woman and begins to court her. But he becomes melancholy and imagines the romantic beauty of such a relationship as if it were it already in the past.

He quotes Goethe: ‘she half dragged him, and he half sank down’. Described by Haufniensis as: ‘a sympathetic antipathy and an antipathetic sympathy’,76 this double move cannot be overcome by ‘mediation’, Kierkegaard says, referring to Hegel’s concept. ‘Philosophy mediates, Christianity has the paradox’,77 philosophy would explain away the paradox, the wonder, and the moment and this should be resisted. 78 The Hongs note79 Kierkegaard’s change of word for ‘wonder’ from Vidunderet to Beundring here.

Download PDF sample

Augenblick : the concept of the 'decisive moment' in 19th- and 20th-century western philosophy by Koral Ward


by Steven
4.0

Rated 4.94 of 5 – based on 40 votes