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Single Idea 22093

[catalogued under 23. Ethics / F. Existentialism / 8. Eternal Recurrence]

Full Idea

When one says that life is a repetition one affirms that existence which has been now becomes.

Gist of Idea

Life is a repetition when what has been now becomes


Søren Kierkegaard (Repetition [1843], p.49), quoted by Clare Carlisle - Kierkegaard: a guide for the perplexed 4

Book Reference

Carlisle,Clare: 'Kierkegaard: guide for the perplexed' [Continuum 2006], p.73

A Reaction

Not sure I understand this, but it seems very close to Nietzsche's Eternal Recurrence.