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date: 06 March 2021

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This chapter examines Soren Kierkegaard's relation with Ludwig Wittgenstein and the Wittgenstein philosophical tradition, explaining that Wittgenstein had read a good deal of Kierkegaard's works, admired them, and even called his predecessor the most profound thinker of the nineteenth century. It also mentions that Wittgenstein made explicit references to Kierkegaard in his notebooks, diaries, and letters. The chapter furthermore discusses the influence of Kierkegaard's , , and on the works of Wittgenstein.

Keywords: Soren Kierkegaard, Ludwig Wittgenstein, profound thinker, Concept of Anxiety, Philosophical Fragments, Sickness Unto Death

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