Soren Kierkegaard Essays
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...
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...