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The Concept of Anxiety by Søren Kierkegaard
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"Anxiety may be compared with dizziness. He whose eye happens to look down into the yawning abyss becomes dizzy. But what is the reason for this? It is just as much in his own eye as in the abyss, for suppose he had not looked down. Hence anxiety is the dizziness of freedom, which emerges when the spirit wants to posit the synthesis and freedom looks down into its own possibility, laying hold of finiteness to support itself. Freedom succumbs in this dizziness."
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Søren Kierkegaard
“Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.”
Søren Kierkegaard , The Concept of Anxiety: A Simple Psychologically Orienting Deliberation on the Dogmatic Issue of Hereditary Sin


Reading Progress

July 31, 2018 – Started Reading
July 31, 2018 – Shelved
July 31, 2018 –
page 46
15.7%
August 6, 2018 –
page 130
44.37%
August 7, 2018 – Shelved as: philosophy
August 7, 2018 – Shelved as: owned
August 7, 2018 – Shelved as: psychology
August 7, 2018 – Finished Reading

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