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"Fear and Trembling is without doubt one of the best-known and influential works in nineteenth-and twentieth-century philosophic theology and literature ... The publication on Adler [is] one of many darkish jewels within the heritage of philosophic psychology. As an examiner of the lives of the brain, of the associative pulses of the mind's eye, Kierkegaard has in simple terms friends. His inquisition into Adler stands beside these descents into the deeps of the human psyche played via Dostoevsky and by means of Nietzsche."
-George Steiner

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SOREN KIERKEGAARD not just remodeled Protestant theology but additionally expected twentieth-century existentialism and supplied it with a lot of its motifs. worry and Trembling and The booklet on Adler -addressed to a basic viewers- have the imaginitive pleasure and extreme own allure of the best literature. in simple terms Plato and Nietzsche have matched Kierkegaard's skill to provide rules so compellingly vibrant and dramatic a form.
Translated by way of Waiter Lowrie

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Except as he might succeed at the earliest opportunity in going further. Where these revered figures arrived, that is the point where everybody in our d ay begins to go further. The presen t writer is nothing of a philosopher, he h as not understood the System, does not know whether i t actually exists, whether it is completed; already he has enough for his weak head in the thought of what a prodigious head everybody in our day must have, since everybody has such a prodigious thought . Even though one were capable of converting the whole content offaith into the form of a concept, it does not follow that one has � 5 P R E FA C E adeq uately conceived faith and understands how one got into it, or how it got into one.

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