Soren Kierkegaard Essays
Critical Response to Fear and Trembling: Kierkegaard's Conception of Abraham's Dilemma College
Fear and Trembling
In Fear and Trembling, Kierkegaard (under the pseudonym Johannes de Silencio-- despite being quite the opposite of the meaning his Latin name gives), shares his rather lengthy take on the story of Abraham. Kierkegaard ultimately decides that...
Existential Models of Love in A Doll's House and The Seducer’s Diary
The Seducer's Diary
According to Soren Kierkegaard, there are three categorizations of people based on their motive and actions: the aesthetic, the ethical, and the religious. In The Seducer’s Diary, Kierkegaard presents the character of Johannes as a typical...
Right Action and Eternal Truth
“What good would it do me if truth stood before me, cold and naked, not caring if I recognized it or not?”
Soren Kierkegaard – “father of existentialism,” critic of both Hegelian idealism and its entire philosophical tradition – viewed his...