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The first new translation of Kierkegaard's masterwork in a iteration brings to vibrant existence this crucial paintings of recent philosophy.

Brilliantly synthesizing human insights with Christian dogma, Soren Kierkegaard offered, in 1844, The suggestion of Anxiety as a landmark "psychological deliberation," suggesting that our merely wish in overcoming nervousness used to be now not via "powder and drugs" yet via embracing it with open palms. whereas Kierkegaard's Danish prose is unusually wealthy, prior translations―the newest in 1980―have marginalized the paintings with alternately florid or slavishly wood language. With a vibrancy by no means noticeable prior to in English, Alastair Hannay, the world's most well known Kierkegaard student, has eventually re-created its normal rhythm, keen that this missed vintage could be revivified because the seminal paintings of existentialism and ethical psychology that it is.

From The suggestion of Anxiety:
"And no Grand Inquisitor has such frightful torments in readiness as has nervousness, and no undercover agent is familiar with as cunningly how you can assault the suspect in his weakest second, or to make so seductive the catch during which he'll be snared; and no discerning pass judgement on knows the right way to research, sure, exanimate the accused as does anxiousness, which by no means we could him move, no longer in diversion, no longer in noise, no longer at paintings, no longer by way of day, now not via night."

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