I’ve been plugging through Niels Nymann Eriksen’s Kierkegaard’s Category of Repetition in the library. It’s very thorough and is probably one of the most clear treatments of the topic I’ve come across so far. One puzzle for me in studying repetition has been my inability to determine why the experiment ends in failure. Constantinus and […]
I thought it would be fun to put up a few thoughts and concerns I have driving my research here at St. Olaf. I have two broad goals: 1) have a more comfortable grasp of the concept of “repetition” and 2) discern more deeply how Kierkegaard relates to some of the marginal figures I’ve been […]
Tomorrow I begin my trip to St. Olaf College in Minnesota to work on some problems related to repetition in Kierkegaard’s writings. As a result I’ll probably be on radio silence for a few days. After that, my posts should reflect that trajectory for a while.
–Søren Kierkegaard, Eighteen Upbuilding Discourses, 141-142