Seminar Paper: Philosophy of Religion - Discussion of 'Fear and Trembling' By Soren Kierkegaard
Heythrop Student
Source: Seminar Hand-out, 2010
Paper - Abstract

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Summary

  1. Sources:-
    • The paper discusses John Lippitt – Guidebook to Kierkegaard and “Fear and Trembling” (Routledge 2003)
    • Reference is made to Soren Kierkegaard – Fear and Trembling (Cambridge University Press, 2006)
  2. Introduction
  3. Lippitt’s Preface
  4. Attunement (The four ‘Sub-Abrahams’)
  5. A tribute to Abraham
  6. A Preliminary Outpouring from the Heart
  7. Problem 1: Is there a teleological suspension of the ethical
    • Kant
    • Hegel
  8. Problem 2: Is there an absolute duty to God
  9. Problem 3: Was it ethically defensible of Abraham to conceal this undertaking from Sarah, from Eliezer, from Isaac?
  10. What is Fear and Trembling really about?
  11. Genesis Chapter 22

Comment:

Heythrop MA Philosophy of Religion Seminar hand-out - Monday 15th November 2010, by Maureen Redmond

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