Who is Soren Kierkegaard

Søren Aabye Kierkegaard ( SORR-ən KEER-kə-gard, US also -⁠gor, Danish: [ˈsœːɐ̯n̩ ˈɔˀˌpy ˈkʰiɐ̯kəˌkɒˀ] (listen); 5 May 1813 – 11 November 1855) was a Danish theologian, philosopher, poet, social critic, and religious author who is widely considered to be the first existentialist philosopher. He wrote critical texts on organized religion, Christianity, morality, ethics, psychology, and the philosophy of religion, displaying a fondness for metaphor, irony, and parables. Much of his philosophical work deals with the issues of how one lives as a "single individual", giving priority to concrete human reality over abstract thinking and highlighting the importance of personal choice and commitment. He was against literary critics who defined idealist intellectuals and phi...
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Yuto200062: 17. “life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.”– soren kierkegaard
Takahumi0303751: 17. “life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.”– soren kierkegaard
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roberta gabor: I heard a poem of his read by R.C Sproul.

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Beyond the need of weeping,
Beyond the reach of hands,
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