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By David J. Kangas

In Kierkegaard’s fast, David J. Kangas reads Kierkegaard to bare his radical considering temporality. For Kierkegaard, the moment of turning into, during which every little thing alterations within the blink of an eye fixed, eludes recollection and anticipation. It constitutes a starting continuously already at paintings. As Kangas exhibits, Kierkegaard’s retrieval of the surprising caliber of temporality permits him to level a deep critique of the idealist initiatives of Fichte, Schelling, and Hegel. via linking Kierkegaard’s notion to the culture of Meister Eckhart, Kangas formulates the primary challenge of those early texts and places them into modern light―can considering carry itself open to the demanding situations of temporality?

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