Exploring Kierkegaard in Minnesota

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Exploring Kierkegaard in Minnesota

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Kierkegaardian philosophy in the faith of a scholar
Kierkegaardian philosophy in the faith of a scholar
David F Swenson (David Ferdinand), 1876-1940.; Lillian Marvin Swenson
Philadelphia : Westminster Press 1949

Works of Love, translated by
Title: Works of love
Uniform Title: Kærlighedens gerninger.
Author/Creator: Søren Kierkegaard 1813-1855.
David F Swenson (David Ferdinand), 1876-1940.; Lillian Marvin Swenson
Publisher: Princeton, N. J. : Princeton university press
Date: 1946…

Irony - U event
December 8, 2006 Kierkegaard and Irony
Elmer L. Andersen Library, University of Minnesota

Kierkegaard and Irony, 12/8/06
DECEMBER 8, 2006

"The Danish philosopher Soren Kierkegaard (1813-55) was one of the most original and penetrating…

Swenson notebook
Introduction – first draft
This page (Section I) text starts the introduction to his 1936 translation of Kierkegaard’s Philosophiske Smuler [which Swenson translated as Philosophical Fragments, or a Fragment of Philosophy]

Minnesota. map.  1990
Minnesota (base map) JPEG format (341K) County boundaries and names, county seats, rivers. Original scale 1:2,500,000 U.S. Geological Survey, 1972 limited update 1990

Wilson Library first floor lobby, 2016
Panoramic view of the first floor lobby of Wilson Library in 2016

Richard Crouter
Richard Crouter is professor emeritus at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, has been doing much work on Kierkegaard. Dr. Crouter has a primary interest in the modern religious thought of Schleiermacher, Kierkegaard, and Reinhold Niebuhr. He…

Poul Houe
Poul Houe is a professor of Scandinavian languages and literature at the University of Minnesota whose research focuses on 19th and 20th century Scandinavian literature and culture, specifically travel and exile literature in the context of modern…

Fragments (book) Title page
Philosophical fragments : or, A fragment of philosophy Søren Kierkegaard 1813-1855.; David F Swenson (David Ferdinand), 1876-1940, Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press ; New York : American-Scandinavian Foundation 1936 Available at TC…

Lillian Swenson
Lillian Marvin, also a graduate of the University of Minnesota in 1898, married David Swenson in 1912. After his death, she learned to read Danish and continued working on the translations of Kierkegaard which Swenson had left unfinished. The…

David Ferdinand Swenson
Biographical Sketch of David F. Swenson (1876-1940)

David Ferdinand Swenson was born in Kristinehamn, Sweden, in 1876. He came to the United States at the age of six. He was educated in the Minneapolis Public Schools and attended the University of…

Søren Kierkegaard drawing by Peter Klaestrup
Peter Klæstrup's drawing from 1845 (?)
Portraits of Søren Kierkegaard

Nytorv [New Market], painting by Carl E. Balsgaard, 1839.
scene: Nytorv [New Market], painting by Carl E.
Balsgaard, 1839.

Søren Kierkegaard at his High Desk
Artist Luplau Janssen (1869–1927)
Date First part of XIX century
Medium oil on canvas
Current location
Museum of National History at Frederiksborg Castle Link back to Institution infobox template…

Søren  Kierkegaard
Unfinished sketch of Kierkegaard by his
cousin Niels Christian Kierkegaard, c. 1840.
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