Book Search:  

 

 
Google full text of our books:

bookjacket

Kierkegaard's Journals and Notebooks: Volume 1:
Journals AA-DD
Søren Kierkegaard
Edited by Niels Jørgen Cappelørn, Alastair Hannay, David Kangas, Bruce H. Kirmmse, George Pattison, Vanessa Rumble, and K. Brian Söderquist, in cooperation with the Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre, Copenhagen

Hardcover | 2007 | $175.00 / £120.00 | ISBN: 9780691092225
616 pp. | 7 1/2 x 9 7/8 | 9 tables. 4 maps. 19 halftones. | SHOPPING CART

Reviews | Table of Contents
Introduction[PDF] pdf-icon

I would like to write a novel in which the main character would be a man who got a pair of glasses, one lens of which reduced images as powerfully as an oxyhydrogen microscope, and the other of which magnified on the same scale, so that he perceived everything relatively.

A flight of fancy by an aspiring science fiction writer? While it may sound as such, this wistful musing is one of the little-discussed personal reflections of nineteenth-century philosopher Søren Kierkegaard, whose remarkable journals and notebooks, unpublished during his lifetime, are presented here.

The first of an eleven-volume series produced by Copenhagen's Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre, this volume is the first English translation and commentary of Kierkegaard's journals based on up-to-date scholarship. It offers new insight into Kierkegaard's inner life. In addition to early drafts of his published works, the journals contain his thoughts on current events and philosophical and theological matters, notes on books he was reading, miscellaneous jottings, and ideas for future literary projects. Kierkegaard wrote his journals in a two-column format, one for his initial entries and the second for the marginal comments he added later. The new edition of the journals reproduces this format and contains photographs of original manuscript pages, as well as extensive scholarly commentary. Translated by leading experts on Kierkegaard, Journals and Notebooks will become the benchmark for all future Kierkegaard scholarship.

Reviews:

"The volume is nothing short of an editorial tour de force. It will be indispensable for all libraries supporting graduate work on Kierkegaard."-- P.K. Moser, Choice

"Because they contain important philosophical insights and clues to the meaning of the text in his published works, and this unconditioned by pseudonymity, most scholars have traditionally sought to find there what are presumed to be Kierkegaard's own views. . . . This volume and those to come will enrich and deepen the scholarly discussions of Kierkegaard's thought in the English-speaking world."--Andrew S. Nam, Religious Studies Review

Table of Contents:

Introduction vii
Journal AA 1
Journal BB 51
Journal CC 137
Journal DD 203
Notes for Journal AA 291
Notes for Journal BB 359
Notes for Journal CC 425
Notes for Journal DD 477
Maps 561
Calendar 569
Concordance 579

Other Princeton books by Søren Kierkegaard or the Editors

Series:

  • Kierkegaard's Journals and Notebooks
    Edited by Niels Jørgen Cappelørn, Alastair Hannay, David Kangas, Bruce H. Kirmmse, George Pattison, Vanessa Rumble & K. Brian Söderquist, in cooperation with the Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre, Copenhagen.

Subject Areas:

Shopping Cart:

  • For hardcover/paperback orders:

    For hardcover/paperback orders in the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, and Australia

    Hardcover: $175.00 ISBN: 9780691092225

    For hardcover/paperback orders in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, India, and Pakistan

    Hardcover: £120.00 ISBN: 9780691092225

    Add to shopping cart

    Prices subject to change without notice

    File created: 09/22/2014

Questions and comments to: webmaster@press.princeton.edu
Princeton University Press

New Book E-mails
New In Print
PUP Blog
Videos/Audios
Princeton APPS
Sample Chapters
Subjects
Series
Catalogs
Princeton Legacy Library
Textbooks
Media/Reviewers
Class Use
Rights/Permissions
Ordering
Recent Awards
Princeton Shorts
Freshman Reading
PUP Europe
About Us
Contact Us
Links
F.A.Q.
PUP Home


Bookmark and Share
Send me emails
about new books in:
Philosophy
Religion
More Choices
Email:
Country:
Name: