Either/Or: A Fragment of Life
In Either/Or, using the voices of two characters - the aesthetic young man of part one, called simply 'A', and the ethical Judge Vilhelm of the second section - Kierkegaard reflects upon the search for a meaningful existence, contemplating subjects as diverse as Mozart, drama, boredom, and, in the famous Seducer's Diary, the cynical seduction and ultimate rejection of a young, beautiful woman. A masterpiece of duality, Either/Or is a brilliant exploration of the conflict between the aesthetic and the ethical - both meditating ironically and seductively upon Epicurean pleasures, and eloquently expounding the noble virtues of a morally upstanding life.
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The picture of the book here is not the same picture of the cover of the book that I received. But that does not matter at all I am only concerned with the translation. This book is fine Kierkegaard is a very interesting fellow and so are all of the personae born out of his mind. Read full review
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The Seducers Diary
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