Provocations: Spiritual Writings of Kierkegaard

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Provocations: Spiritual Writings of Kierkegaard

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Mere word-interpretation can only amount to this, that for one word another coextensive in meaning is substituted; but in the course of explanation further categories of thought are combined with it. We are, as we participate in it, something anterior and superior to ourselves, both individually and collectively. For more information about our recent activities, and about studying philosophy at Virginia Tech, see our most recent newsletter.

Pages: 459

Publisher: Plough Publishing House (September 22, 2014)

ISBN: 087486643X

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