By Soren Kierkegaard
Prefaces was once the final of 4 books by way of Søren Kierkegaard to seem inside weeks in June 1844. Three Upbuilding Discourses and Philosophical Fragments have been released first, through The notion of Anxiety and its companion--published at the similar day--the comically ironic Prefaces. provided as a suite of prefaces with out a booklet to keep on with, this paintings is a satire on literary lifestyles in nineteenth-century Copenhagen, a lampoon of Danish Hegelianism, and a prefiguring of Kierkegaard's ultimate collision with Danish Christendom.
presently after publishing Prefaces, Kierkegaard started to arrange Writing Sampler as a sequel. Writing Sampler considers an analogous subject matters taken up in Prefaces yet in but a extra ironical and satirical vein. even if Writing Sampler remained unpublished in the course of his lifetime, it's provided right here as Kierkegaard initially anticipated it, within the corporation of Prefaces.