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Soren Kierkegaard

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Biography - Soren Kierkegaard:

Danish philosopher.
Born: 1813 - Died: 1855
Period:
19th century
Place of birth: Denmark
Denmark

Concepts, like individuals, have their histories and are just as incapable of withstanding the ravages of time as are individuals.




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French
Les concepts ont, comme les individus, leur histoire ; pas plus que ceux-ci, ils ne peuvent résister à l'emprise du temps.




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