Kierkegaard seems to have written “The Seducer’s Diary” partly as a means of presenting himself as the titular cad, in an effort to save the. “In the vast literature of love, The Seducer’s Diary is an intricate curiosity–a This work, a chapter from Kierkegaard’s first major volume, Either/Or, springs from . The Seducer’s Diary commences with an introduction by A, an invention of Kierkegaard’s who is the author of the works comprising the first half of Either/Or. His.

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But in connection with the truth as inwardness in existence, in connection with a more incorruptible joy of life, which has nothing in common ddiary the craving of the life-weary for diversion, the opposite holds true; the law is the same and yet changed, and still the same.

Diary of a Seducer

Historically he’s asking if one person can bring the inner life of a historical figure into view. Kierkegaard discussed this again in It is comic that the action in the vaudeville revolves around four marks and eight shillings, and it is the same here also.

Maybe he wanted Regine to take it more easy. He already has another girl in mind. Si potrebbe addurre la vita di Giovanni al primo stadio. It is compensation for what is lacking inside.

Kierkegaard’s brilliance seems to me to be showing that while goodness, truth, and beauty can not speculatively be derived one from another, yet these three are integrally related in the dynamics of a healthy character structure”. Virginity, infatuation, are mortal: I get the impression that Kierkegaard was doing pretty much the same thing with Regine, the girl he was keen on, though in real life the effect seems to have been the opposite; they broke up, and never got back together again.


If things go wrong, the aesthete simply blames existence, rather than one’s self, assuming some unavoidable tragic consequence of human existence and thus claims life kierkehaard meaningless. Sophocles in his Antigonesays, “The divine commands are not of yesterday, nor of to-day; no, they have an infinite existence, and no one could say whence they came.

What about disry and pain? This demand, so directly opposed to that liberal spirit of the world, to which I was more and more tending, did not have the best effect upon me. As for the main character seducing girls had been an esthetically tempting exercise and his only occupation throughout the book.

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Much of his work deals with religious themes such as faith in God, the institution of the Christian Church, Christian ethics and theology, and the emotions and feelings of individuals when faced with life kierkegaare.

I am solitary as always; forsaken, not by men, which could not hurt me, but by the sevucer fairies of joy, who used to encircle me in countless multitudes, who met acquaintances everywhere, everywhere showed me an opportunity for pleasure. Comparison is an esthetic exercise and has nothing to do with ethics and religion. It can be argued that no other single woman has been so instrumental in a major philosopher’s development as Regine was to Kierkegaard.

This history is of a different kind, for in this history he stands in relation to other individuals in the race, and to the whole race, and this history contains painful things, and yet he is the person he is only through this history. Trivia About The Seducer’s Diary.

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He read if first part containing “The Confessions of an Esthete. When I rode slowly through the woods, it was as if I flew; now when the horse is covered with lather and ready to drop, it seems to me that I do not move.

Amazed at these strange ideas, her mother found them so peculiar that she could not fail to suspect some mystery. My view of life is a different one, and I force myself to the best of my ability to hold my life to the category and hold it firmly.

To Kierkegaard’s aesthete, boredom is the root of all evil, and so one must go to the ends of the Earth to avoid it.

From time to time the author plainly reels to and fro like a drunken man. Essays on Freedom, Narrative, and Virtue. She protested she had seen no one who could touch her heart, and Sophy always spoke the truth.

The Seducer’s Diary

All unsuccessful attempts at conversion leave him who has been selected for a proselyte stubborn and obdurate, and this was especially the case with me when Lavater at last came out with the hard dilemma- Either Christian or Atheist! She is kierkegaarrd possession, my lawful possession, and yet sometimes it is as if Kierrkegaard had slyly insinuated myself into her confidence, as if I must constantly look behind me to find her, and yet, on the contrary, she lies constantly before me, she constantly comes into existence only as I bring her forth.

But philosophy has nothing to do with this world.