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


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

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