Last Sunday marked the 200th anniversary of the birth of one my all-time favorite guys, Soren Kierkegaard. Considering the incalculable influence he has had on modern thought, it is surprising that scarcely a word about his bicentenary appeared in the press.
Thinkers as diverse as Nietzsche, Sartre, Camus, and Heidegger were influenced by him, as were many modern and post-modern fiction writers.
Indeed, a work such as Wise Blood would have been impossible without Kierkegaard. ... Read More