Re: the subjective issue
- Correction: my page ref to Hong is wrong. It is page 129
(this is the first page of CUP II.2.1) I ref Hong p.138 in
my next post. Apologies for frustration if any.
--- In email@example.com, "John Anngeister"
> Een, please check my word-substitutions [in brackets].
> (CUP II.2.1 - Hong p.129, VII 104)
> "...the subjective issue is not something about the
> [objective] case in point but is the subjectivity itself.
> ...since the issue is *the decision*, and all decision is
> rooted in subjectivity. ...there is not a question of the
> truth of [an offer of eternal happiness] in the sense that
> if this were decided the subjective individual would then
> be ready and willing to [receive] it. No, the question is
> *about* the subject's [receptivity to] it."
> You will see that I have substituted *an offer of eternal
> happiness* for *Christianity*. I do not ask if Kierkegaard
> used these words in this place, but only if you think such a
> substitution would be in keeping with his idea.
> Also, I have replaced Hong's *accept-acceptance* with
> *receive-reception*. Here the question is more directly
> linguistic (though preferable to me). I do not insist on
> either of these changes, and I am happy to defer to your
> analysis of the Danish. Do my replacements stray too far
> from SK's intent?
> Meanwhile, the first 30 pages of the reading (CUP II.2.1)
> have gone well, marked, noted, and re-read. More comments
> to come. I hope you will not take this one to imply that our
> reading assignment will bog you down in minutia of
> translation. I will not constantly seek your view on my
> *personal* translations, I promise. But in this little
> matter, if you will, I hope for your assistance and comment.