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Hrišćanska retorika i farsa egzistencije
Christian Rhetorics and the Farce of Existence

Author(s): Nikola Tatalović
Subject(s): Christian Theology and Religion, Epistemology, Existentialism, Philosophy of Religion, Theory of Communication, Rhetoric
Published by: Филозофски факултет, Универзитет у Новом Саду
Keywords: communication; indirect; direct; rhetorics; author; farce; existence; Kierkegaard;

Summary/Abstract: Kierkegaard’s understanding of truth as subjectivity has as its consequence that anyone who seeks to understand what Kierkegaard says must first understand the way he communicate. Following the way of how Kierkegaard communicates the category of the single individual, this paper aims to show three basic moments underlying the vast communication field that opens before those who come before Kierkegaard’s work: death of the author, Other as a starting point, reduplication. In light of these structural moments Kierkegaard’s method is shown as a specific reformulation of classically conceived rhetorical discourse, that is, as Christian rhetorics.

  • Issue Year: 2012
  • Issue No: 18
  • Page Range: 43-59
  • Page Count: 17
  • Language: Serbian