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Soeren Kierkegaard was a Danish philosopher, Christian and one of the founders of existentialism. This novel features a seducer who strives to seize an. After the first article on Kierkegaard (Kierkegaard’s Philosophy), we will publish three as embodied his character (Johannes) in the Journal of the Seducer. According to Kierkegaard, there are three stages or “spheres” of existence: the aesthetic, the ethical and the religious. In The Seducer’s Diary.

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The word ‘diapsalmata’ is related to ‘ psalms ‘, and means “refrains”. In other words, even if you could somehow disentangle it from its misogynistic focus of conquest and exploitation and its perpetuation and glorification of rape culture, the PUA mode of existence is a dead end. He talks of his abilities to keep a distance while all the time luring them in.

The reasons for choosing an ethical way of life over the aesthetic only make sense if one is already committed to an ethical way of life. For instance, when you drop a stone into water, it sends out a ripple of rings, each one, a different path to take, each with its own set of consequences. The lectures turned out to be a disappointment for many in Schelling’s audience, including Mikhail Bakunin and Friedrich Engelsand Kierkegaard described it as “unbearable nonsense”.

Diary of a Seducer

The hunter is in fact the doomed quarry. What emerges from this consideration is, therefore, first, that the law of identity or of contradiction which purports to express merely abstract identity in contrast to difference as a truth, is not a law of thought, but rather the opposite of it; secondly, that these laws contain more than is meant by them, to wit, this opposite, absolute difference itself.

If someone never acts so decisively that this educator can get hold of him; yes, then he gets to live on in comfortable illusion, fantasy, and experimentation.


In an autobiographical confession, Johannes writes, I am an aesthete, an eroticist, who has grasped the nature and the point of love, who believes in love and knows it from the ground up, and I reserve kiegkegaard myself only the private opinion that no love affair should last more that a half a year at most and that any relationship is over as soon as one has enjoyed the ultimate.

I also know that even if a person has only one step left to take he may stumble and relinquish his category; but I do not believe that I would therefore escape from it and be rescued by nonsense; I believe that it would hold on to me and judge me, and in this judgment there would in turn be the category. I love Denmark, but this work made the country seem dull.

The Seducer’s Diary

He writes a diary in which his plan is outlined to make her fall for him. It is compensation for what is lacking inside. This, gentlemen, is the essence kiegkegaard all philosophy. Scarcely had she resumed her home duties when they perceived that her temper had changed though her conduct was unaltered, she was forgetful, impatient, sad, and dreamy; she wept in secret.

The Seducer’s Diary by Søren Kierkegaard

At the time it commenced he was making preparations for his larger work on Physiognomy, —the introduction to which had already been laid before the public. However, other scholars think Kierkegaard adopts Kantian themes in order to criticize them, [75] while yet others think that although Kierkegaard adopts some Kantian themes, their final ethical positions are substantially different.

The last one belongs to other works – such as Fear and Trembling – so you only need to know that Kierkegaard kerkegaard three different stages: That such a thing can happen is not inconceivable, for erotic love itself has its dialectic, and even if it were unprecedented, the construction, of course, has the absolute power to construct imaginatively.


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seduer I do not beg you, I do not humbly entreat you to show yourself in this manner or that; such worship would be idolatry, not acceptable unto you. Arnim tells somewhere of a seducer of a very different style, a seducer who falls under ethical categories. Hess, Journal of PhilosophyVol.

There is also some truth in his words which is perhaps felt universally – most people rush to conquer and get engaged in love and they don’t know what they have conquered. At 36, Valizadeh is still chasing sexual conquests while simultaneously tiring of them. Strives to become a better human being through taking an active role in shaping oneself and one’s manner of life.

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We cannot love what we know, only what we do not know, or kieroegaard what we imagine we know, what we remember, what we have imagined. I feel ashamed to say that I have been a seducer. To ask other readers questions about The Seducer’s Diaryplease sign up. Johannes wrote a diary. If you would be a wrestler, consider your shoulders, your back, your thighs; for different persons are made for different things.

Victor Eremita bought a secretary deskwhich was something external, and said, “a new period of your life must begin with the keirkegaard of the secretary”. How true human nature is to itself.

Me imagino que algun goce dara a los amantes de la filosofia.

A and B are the authors of the work, Eremita is the editor. And when he drew near and saw the city, he wept over it, saying: