[ keer-ki-gahrd; Danish keer-kuh-gawr ]
/ ˈkɪər kɪˌgɑrd; Danish ˈkir kəˌgɔr /


Sö·ren Aa·bye [sœ-ruh n aw-by] /ˈsœ rən ˈɔ bü/,1813–55, Danish philosopher and theologian.


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British Dictionary definitions for kierkegaard

/ (ˈkɪəkəˌɡɑːd, Danish ˈkirɡəɡɔːr) /


Søren Aabye (ˈsøːrən ˈɔːby). 1813–55, Danish philosopher and theologian. He rejected organized Christianity and anticipated the existentialists in emphasizing man's moral responsibility and freedom of choice. His works include Either/Or (1843), The Concept of Dread (1844), and The Sickness unto Death (1849)

Derived forms of Kierkegaard

Kierkegaardian, adjective
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