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Freedom and the Temporality of Despair

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This paper analyzes the “Interlude” from Philosophical Fragments, suggesting that not only is there a sophisticated critique of Hegel within it, despite recent scholarship that has asserted the contrary, but that we also find Kierkegaard offering intriguing insight into the nature of despair. Specifically, in the “Interlude,” by way of a subtle and sophisticated criticism of Hegel, Kierkegaard describes the unique sense of temporality that characterizes despair

Published Online: 2014-6-21
Published in Print: 2014-6-1

© 2014 by Walter de Gruyter Berlin/Boston

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