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Continuing on "The Present Age" (1846), plus Hubert Dreyfus’s "Nihilism on the Information Highway: Anonymity vs. Commitment in the Present Age" (2004) with guest John Ganz.
Does K's critique actually apply to our present age? We address K's view of humor, romance, authenticity, actual community vs. "the public," the leveling that occurs without anyone specific actually doing it, and the virtue of silence.
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End song: "Wry Observer" by Aaron David Gleason, as discussed on Nakedly Examined Music #71.
Stu mitchem says
One thing I’ve noticed about kierkegaard is that ppl mispronounce his name? It isn’t pronounced as written, it’s pronounced kerkegor.
Joshua Wright says
I think you pronounce it “Johannes Climacus”.