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Soren Kierkegaard: Criticism of Philosophical Systems

soren-kierkegaardIn all his works Kierkergaard criticizes contemporaries, the era and the society in which he lived. Kierkegaard was dissatisfied with conservative traditionalism, revolutionism, and reformism because they turned everything into politics and politics has become a field for politicians and their deals.

He regarded the revolution of 1848 as a “catastrophe”, a “historical convulsion”, defining the then revolutionary upheaval not as a single act but as a condition that threatens to become permanent. Continue reading