Kierkegaard's The Concept of Dread. Soren Kierkegaard, Walter Lowrie, Trans./Intro.

Kierkegaard's The Concept of Dread

Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1966.

Hardcover. 8 3/4" X 5 3/4". xiii, 154pp. Wear to price-clipped dust jacket with rubbing, toning, creasing, and chipping to covers, corners, and edges. Sunning to spine. Bound in red cloth over boards with spine lettered in silver. Rubbing and bumps to corners and edges of boards. Faint dust-spotting to top edge of text block. Previous owner's name in ink to front paste-down. Pages are clean and unmarked. Binding is sound.

On his own title page Soren Kierkegaard described this book as a "psychological deliberation," and in this is to be found its unique value. This deliberation of Kierkegaard's is oriented, he tells us, "in the direction of the dogmatic problem of original sin." It is an intimate confession of his progress from dread of evil--and of good--to faith. However, The Concept of Dread is not confined to the science of psychology in general and a study of S.K.'s own sick soul in particular. Here was the first opportunity he had found to deliver a broadside against the Hegelianism introduced into Denmark by Heiberg and Martensen. His polemical attack on "the System" is an important indication of Kierkegaard's own metaphysical position.(Publisher). Good + / Good. Item #9279

Price: $75.00