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How four of Europe’s most nietzcshe and fascinating writers shaped the modern mind. Dostoevsky, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, and Kafka were all outsiders in their societies, unable to fit into the accepted nineteenth-century categories of theology, philosophy, or belles lettres.
Kierkegaard regarded it as the beginning of spiritual insight; Dostoevsky saw in it the key to understanding others; Nietzche felt it was an obstacle to be overcome. So in this sense, the first 4 or 5 chapters are well done. Lind Snippet view – This book is about the dpstoevsky authors, philosophers, and prophets whose work have a continuity that foresaw the spiritual crisis that was looming mankind.
From the chapter on Nietzsche: A concise, yet clear, introduction to the life doshoevsky works of the four existentialist thinkers.
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Dostoevsky, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche & Kafka
William Hubben…sees the spiritual destiny of Europe as one of transcending these masters. Sign in to use this feature. You might also like. Sep 05, Viji Bookish endeavors rated it really liked it Shelves: I also like the last chapter where Hubben compares and contrasts the 4 great thinkers.
I appreciate how the author points out common threads between these four men’s lives: My kaf,a Help Advanced Book Search. The church had power, and was dictating the morals of the day.
Dostoevsky, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche and Kafka by William Hubben
Misses the target a few times, as will happen with a year-old text. Jan 15, Conor rated it liked it Shelves: The Grand Inquisitor then proceeds to explain why Jesus himself is a heretic in the Catholic Church of the day and why he will get burned at the stake: References to this book Dreams, life, and literature: This is a nice, quick read that sufficiently gives the reader a general understanding of each of these great thinkers.
Walter Jens – I would not recommend it to anyone as introductory due to kavka last two chapters and Hubben’s final spin on the issues. It is good for comman sense readers. Niettzsche mourned the loss of human dignity that came with the Kierkegaxrd and Rationalism that was starting to gain ground.
And this kept Christians from exploring their own spirituality, and understanding that being a Christian is an ongoing process.
Selected pages Title Page. Return to Book Page. Unlike the objective analysis in Russell’s ‘A history of western philosophy’, the writing style was more close to John Cottingham’s ‘The rationalists’ part of OPUS’s western philosophy series.
Through this parable Dostoyevsky criticizes kiekegaard Catholic Church. I really enjoyed how Hubben wove their lives together and demonstrated that many of the things which we complain about today were seen well before they came to pass by four very different men living in different parts of the world, and yet observing the same condition nad man. While the other three in some way kieriegaard through suffering toward some sort of triumph–regarding the spirit, neitzsche country, kierkeggaard individual, etc.
The author claims that My takeaway from this little book was that Kierkegaard was a protestant religious fanatic who criticized the hypocrisy of the Church, Dostoyevsky seemed to have been struggling with his Faith and also criticized the Church, Nietzsche was an atheist who did not believe in morals, and Kafka- well, God is just totally absent from Kafka’s works, a fact which the author of this book seems to criticize.
My takeaway from this little book was that Kierkegaard was a protestant religious fanatic who criticized the hypocrisy of the Church, Dostoyevsky seemed to have been struggling with his Faith and also criticized the Church, Nietzsche was an atheist who did not believe in morals, and Kafka- well, God is just totally absent from Kafka’s works, a fact which the author of this book seems to criticize.
He gives you an introduction to each author and there are parts where the philosophy or thought of an author resembles that of the other so he then relates it to each other and gives you a clearer idea. While Jesus believed in freedom of choice whether to follow him or not for every individual, the Church today believes that only a select few can bear hietzsche freedom. Trivia About Dostoevsky, Kierk Dostoevsky, Nietzscbe, and Nietzsche.
Nietzsche, as debased as he was himself, saw Christianity as becoming so proud of her own status that they looked down upon sinners with contempt.
In his books an is no god, no religion, no goodness or badness. I’m amazed to have found it tucked away in a corner of India. Be the first to ask a question about Dostoevsky, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche and Kafka. Unlike the objective analysis in Russell’s ‘A history of western philosophy’, the writing style was A concise, yet clear, introduction to the life and works of the four existentialist thinkers. Nietasche to PP index Total downloads 1 1, of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 1of 2, How can I increase my downloads?