Søren Kierkegaard

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About FSKC

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The Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre Foundation (FSKC) is an independent foundation. The Center has a Board of Directors, its chairman and vice chairman being appointed by the National Research Foundation. Other members of the Board are appointed by the University of Copenhagen, the Society for Danish Language and Literature, and the Royal Library.

Professor, Dr. Niels Jørgen Cappelørn is director of FSKC and as such responsible for the daily operations of the FSKC.

The purpose of the FSKC is a.: to carry out and promote Kierkegaard research from literary, theological and philosophical perspectives at both the national and international level b.: to establish a new complete edition of all of Kierkegaard’s writings: the works he himself had published, as well as the ones he left unfinished. The new edition will also include his journals, notebooks and loose papers, and his letters and biographical documents. The new edition carries the name of Søren Kierkegaards Skrifter [Søren Kierkegaard’s Writings].

Søren Kierkegaards Skrifter will consist of 55 volumes: 28 text volumes and 27 commentary volumes.

With its 55 volumes, this is the largest comprehensive edition of Danish literature in a century, if not in all of Danish history.

An electronic version will also be established. Presently (2011) Kierkegaard's printed writings 1838-55 together with his Jounals and Notebooks 1832-54 published on This Danish edition will subsequently be translated into English, German, French, Spanish, Chinese, Dutch, Portuguese, Italian, Rumanian, Polish, Latvian, and Hebrew.

Seven philologists, an IT-person, a philological assistant, and a secretary (one-third time) are working on SKS.

Also see News from The Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre, Kierkegaard Studies. Yearbook 2010, Walter de Gruyter, Berlin/New York 2010.

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