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Fear and trembling

Author: Søren Kierkegaard; Alastair Hannay
Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England : Penguin Books ; New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Viking Penguin, 1985.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Discusses the significance of the biblical story of the sacrifice of Isaac, and introduces the concept of the absurd.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Søren Kierkegaard; Alastair Hannay
ISBN: 0140444491 9780140444490
Language Note: Translation of: Frygt og bæven.
OCLC Number: 13669288
Notes: Translation of: Frygt og bæven.
Performer(s): At head of title: Kierkegaard.
Description: 158 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Fear and trembling. Preface ; Attunement ; Speech in praise of Abraham --
Problemata. Preamble from the heart ; Problema I ; Problema II ; Problema III ; Epilogue --
Chronology.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Frygt og bæven.
Responsibility: Kierkegaard ; dialectical lyric by Johannes de silentio (Kierkegaard) ; translated with and introduction by Alastair Hannay.

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Presents Abraham as a great man, who chose to sacrifice his son, Isaac, in the face of conflicting expectations and in defiance of any conceivable ethical standard.  Read more...
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