Category Archives: Jensen, Ole

Løgstrup’s “The universal is singular”: Ole Jensen’s summary and contextualization

[I have translated the following summary of Løgstrup’s thinking about the singular universal, which was written by Ole Jensen for his book, Historien om K. E. Løgstrup (pp. 156-9).  Besides introducing and explaining the idea itself quite well, Jensen does … Continue reading

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Walking the metaphysical plank with Løgstrup

Before I dive into a full-blown exposition of part of Løgstrup’s metaphysics, I would be remiss not to point out that in moving from his writings about ethics, which were discussed in my prior posts about him, to his writings … Continue reading

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Two kinds of understanding

In his intellectual biography of the Danish philosopher-theologian Knud Ejler Løgstrup, Ole Jensen uses a brief passage from a well-known Danish novel to highlight the distinction between two kinds of understanding.  Per Jensen, the first is understanding for exploitation; the … Continue reading

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