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By John W. Elrod

In this research John W. Elrod demonstrates that Kierkegaard's pseudonymous writings have an ontological origin that unites the disparate parts of those books. The descriptions of different phases of human improvement will not be absolutely comprehensible, the writer argues, with no an wisdom of the position performed through this ontology in Kierkegaard's research of human existence.

Kierkegaard contends that the self is a synthesis of finitude and infinitude, physique and soul, truth and ideality, necessity and threat, and time and eternity. each one of those syntheses unearths a specific and detailed point of person being no longer disclosed within the others. half One exhibits that ontology is crucial to the dialogue of the self within the pseudonyms. the writer notes that spirit, as a synthesis of the expressions of the self, develops as cognizance and freedom. partially he exhibits the connection among notions of being and lifestyles. He notes that lifestyles, in Kierkegaard's suggestion, grows out of the lifetime of the spirit; different levels of life are concrete modes that boost within the spirit's striving to unify the self as a synthesis. those existential expressions of spirit are dialectically similar, in that every step calls for the previous levels of non secular development.

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