Kierkegaard: The Concept of Irony (Week 11)

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"The Concept of Irony with Continual Reference to Socrates" is Kierkegaard's dissertation written for his attainment of the degree "Master of Arts." While composing this work he had also begun Either/Or.




Doc file of Kierkegaard's Concept of Irony Schedule:

Reading Schedule:

Week 1
Up to "In the Earliest Platonic Dialogues the Abstract Terminates in Irony" (XIII 136)

Week 2
Up to "Phaedo" (XIII 156)

Week 3
Up to "The Mythical in the Earlier Platonic Dialogues as a Token of a More Copious Speculation" (XIII 184)

Week 4
Up to "Xenophon and Plato" (XIII 212)

Week 5
Up to "II The Actualization of the View" (XIII 242)

Week 6
Up to "III The View Made Necessary" (XIII 279)

Week 7
Up to "Appendix: Hegel's View of Socrates" (XIII 298)

Week 8
Up to "Part II The concept of Irony" (XIII 317)

Week 9
Up to "Irony After Fichte" (XIII 346)

Week 10
Up to "Tieck" (XIII 370)

Week 11
Through end of book

Works read so far in series:
- Either/Or (Victor Eremita, et al.)
- Two Upbuilding Discourses (Kierkegaard)
- Fear and Trembling (Johannes de Silentio)
- Repetition (Constantin Constantius)
- Three Upbuilding Discourses (Kierkegaard)
- Four Upbuilding Discourses (Kierkegaard)
- Two Upbuilding Discourses (Kierkegaard)
- Three Upbuilding Discourses (Kierkegaard)
- Philosophical Fragments (Johannes Climacus)
- Johannes Climacus or De Omnibus Dubitandum Est (Johannes Climacus)
- Concept of Anxiety (Vigilius Haufniensis)
- Prefaces (Nicolaus Notabene)
- Writing Sampler (A.B.C.D.E.F. Godthaab)
- Four Upbuilding Discourses (Kierkegaard)
- Three Discourses on Imagined Occasions (Kierkegaard)
- Stages on Life's Way (Hilarious Bookbinder)
- Concluding Unscientific Postscript to the Philosophical Fragments (Johannes Climacus)