Translated title of the contribution: [Autom. eng. transl.] Interest

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[Autom. eng. transl.] Expression adopted by Søren Kierkegaard - under the pseudonym of Johannes Climacus - in the concluding non-scientific note in Works, Casale Monferrato 1995, vol. II, p. 447) and in the unfinished work Johannes Climacus or De omnibus dubitandum est (Johannes Climacus eller De omnibus dubitandum est [1843], in Papirer, København 1968-78, IV B 1, 148, tr. it. of S. Davini, Pisa 1995, p. 119) in anti-Hegelian function (see in particular Encyclopädie der philosophischen Wissenschaften im Grundrisse, I, Die Logik, in Gesammelte Werke, Hamburg 1992, Bd .20, §§ 123 et seq., Pp. 153 ff., Tr. It. By V. Cicero, Encyclopedia of philosophical sciences in compendium, Milan 1996, pp. 283 ff.) To indicate the position of the existing as a reality standing in the middle (inter-esse) of the hypothetical abstract unity of being and thought: «Existing is for the existent the s His supreme interest and interest in existing is his reality. What reality consists of cannot be exposed in the language of abstraction. Reality is an interest between the hypothetical unity of abstraction of being and thought ".
Translated title of the contribution[Autom. eng. transl.] Interest
Original languageItalian
Title of host publicationEnciclopedia filosofica
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 2006


  • abstraction
  • astrazione
  • being
  • esistenza
  • essere
  • existence
  • pensiero
  • thought

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