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The present age

The present age

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StatementSoren Kierkegaard ; Translated by A. Dru ; Introduction by W. Kaufmann
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LC ClassificationsBR"85"K547
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The Present Age On the Death of Rebellion (Book): Kierkegaard, Søren, A revolutionary age is an age of action; ours is the age of advertisement and publicity. Nothing ever happens but there is immediate publicity everywhere From The Present Age In The Present Age (), Søren Kierkegaard analyzes the philosophical implications of a society dominated by the mass-media. Review. The first book ever to explore the popular culture created by new media technologies (in this case, newspapers), The Present Age is shockingly relevant despite being written more than years ago. Kierkegaard's prescience in predicting a public that consumes the lives of media stars speaks for itself: "The public this indolent mass is on the look-out for distraction and /5().

  Guy Vanderhaeghe was born in Esterhazy, Saskatchewan, in He is the author of four novels, My Present Age (), Homesick (), co-winner of the City of Toronto Book Award, The Englishman’s Boy (), winner of the Governor General’s Award for Fiction and the Saskatchewan Book Awards for Fiction and for Best Book of the Year, and a finalist for The Giller Prize and the Author: Guy Vanderhaeghe. This is the world that Kierkegaard describes in The Present Age. In actuality this is a part of a larger work, a literary review of a novel by another author entitled "Two Ages", that examines how the lives of its characters change in the transition from the passionate age of the French Revolution to the more "reasonable" age of the (then) present.5/5(1).

The Present Age is an impressionistic diatribe against various aspects of the "present age" that Kierkegaard finds objectionable. I'm not sure how to read it yet. Overall it feels mostly like a screed, with occasional hints of insight, curious moments of self-contradiction, and a bit too much barely concealed self-aggrandizement for my taste/5(5). The Present Age: On the Death of Rebellion (Harperperennial Modern Thought) Soren Kierkegaard Published by Harper Perennial Modern Classics (edition).


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This is the message of The Present Age -- to show a world that has sunk into despair, what drives individuals into despair, and how that despair paralyzes anyone who might try to escape from it. "Our age is essentially one of understanding and reflection, without passion, momentarily bursting into enthusiasm, and shrewdly relapsing into repose."/5(33).

I loved the first essay, the present age. The present age is a rant on the change of times and the ideas in it matter even more today. Kierkegaard here talks about the loss of passion. loss of passion leading to indolence and the lack of action.

Loss of individuality and the rise of mob mentality/5. The Present Age relates a tragedy—the unprecedented militarization of American life in the decades afteras the result of the necessary resistance to National Socialist and Communist totalitarianism that fed into and reinforced the profound tendencies toward centralization within modern by: The Present Age challenges readers to reexamine the role of the United States in the world since World War I.

Nisbet criticizes Americans for isolationism at home, discusses the gutting of educational standards, the decay of education, the presence of government in all facets of life, the diminished connection to community, and the prominence of economic arrangements/5.

About the Book. In The Present Age, Søren Kierkegaard analyzes the philosophical implications of a society dominated by mass media. What makes this essay so remarkable is that, The present age book it was written init seems to speak directly to twenty-first century culture, where life is dominated more by “information” than actual “knowledge.”.

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The Present: The Secret to Enjoying Your Work And Life, Now!, Spencer Johnson. The Present is an engaging story of a young man's journey to adulthood, and his search for The Present, a mysterious and elusive gift he first hears about from a great old man.

This Present, according to the old man, is 'the best present a person can receive.' Later /5. The Present Age is the stunningly prescient essay on the rise of mass media—particularly advertising, marketing, and publicity—by the great philosopher Søren Kierkegaard, the “father of existentialism.”.

By far the most profound thinker of the 19th century. -- Ludwig Wittgenstein The Present Age is the stunningly prescient essay on the rise of mass media--particularly advertising/5(26). The Present Age. Soren Kierkegaard.

The present age is one of understanding, of reflection, devoid of passion, an age which flies into enthusiasm for a moment only to decline back into indolence Not even a suicide does away with himself out of desperation, he considersFile Size: 40KB.

A stunningly prescient essay that foresaw the rise of twenty-four-hour news and social media, The Present Age examines the philosophical and political implications of a culture of endless, inconsequential commentary and : HarperCollins Publishers. This Present Age. by Pastor Lee Roberson, D.D.

()" Lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world." — MATTHEW Ages past, a present age, and future ages are clearly referred to in the Bible.

An age is a period of time that has a definite beginning and a definite end. Commitment in the Present Age", argues that Kierkegaard, "who was always concerned with nihilism, warns that his age is characterized by a disinterested reflection and curiosity that levels all differences of status and value." Other thinkers apply the concept as a symptom of herd behavior or mob mentality.

Norman Lillegard argues that the present age is "incapable of anything but 'crowd actions' which are. The Present Age (Book) | The Seattle Public Library | BiblioCommons. While our buildings are closed, search results return digital items only by default. If you would like to see all results, select ‘Clear Filters’ above the search results.

Libraries closed through at least May 31 - All Library locations and book drops are closed until at least May The Present Age challenges readers to reexamine the role of the United States in the world since World War I.

Nisbet criticizes Americans for isolationism at home and discusses the gutting of educational standards, the decay of education, the presence of government in all facets of life, the diminished connection to community, and the prominence of economic arrangements driving everyday life.

The book was a critique of the novel Two Ages (in some translations Two Generations) written by Thomasine Christine Gyllembourg-Ehrensvärd and discussed "The Age of Revolution" and "The Present Age". Kierkegaard characterized the Age of Revolution as "essentially passionate; therefore it has 'not nullified the principle of contradiction' and can become either good or evil, and whichever way is – On the Concept of Irony with Continual.

In "The Present Age" one finds many thoughts that are both subsequently echoed in parallel thoughts and/or have directly influenced other great thinkers. For instance Kierkegaard speaks of the danger of loosing individuality to the abstract form of public opinion.

Kierkegaard in the Present Age book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(9).My Present Age This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged.

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