We continue our study of Soren Kierkegaard’s “Philosophical Fragments” by moving into chapter 2 of the book, “The God as Teacher and Savior”. We discuss some of the key themes: the contrast between the Socratic teacher-learner relation with God’s way of teaching, the importance of the Moment, the nature and unfolding of divine love for […]

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An outline of some of Kierkegaard’s most important concepts

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Philosophical Fragments, Soren Aabye Kierkegaard

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Dennis Bielfeldt, Ph. D. President, Institute of Lutheran Theology This course introduces students to basic issues of faith, knowledge, and reason, both in contemporary philosophy and theology and as these issues have been addressed historically in the Western philosophical tradition. Typical historical figures covered include Plato, Aristotle, Aquinas, Pascal, and Kierkegaard. Modern topics may include […]

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Dennis Bielfeldt, Ph. D. President, Institute of Lutheran Theology This course introduces students to basic issues of faith, knowledge, and reason, both in contemporary philosophy and theology and as these issues have been addressed historically in the Western philosophical tradition. Typical historical figures covered include Plato, Aristotle, Aquinas, Pascal, and Kierkegaard. Modern topics may include […]

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Soren Kierkegaard tried to reintroduce Christianity into Christendom. Eduard Geismar, 1871-1939, Lectured on the Religious Thought of Soren Kierkegaard at Princeton University in 1936. David F. Swenson wrote an introduction for the book that was published in 1937. Geismar was Professor of Theology at the University of Copenhagen and Swenson was Professor of Philosophy at […]

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In this section of David Swenson’s 1921 essay on Soren Kierkegaard he discusses Kierkegaard’s contempt for all speculation in Christianity. Christianity had become a subject for theological and philosophical debate in public universities and seminaries in Western Europe. These theologians and philosophers would stand between the “single individual” and God. Kierkegaard was against this because […]

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A lecture from Dr. Tyler Tritten, one of the keynote speakers at the Pop Culture and Philosophy conference at Georgia Southern University.

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Registo: a) intróito; b) conferência; c) questões. International Conference / Conferência Internacional The Plurality of the Subject and the Crisis of Modernity A Pluralidade do Sujeito e a Crise da Modernidade Casa Fernando Pessoa Apresentação: João Constâncio 04/06/2015 ENGLISH: The Plurality of the Subject is one of the most fundamental and pertinent issues in modern […]

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