In Soren Kierkegaard's Fear and Trembling, Abraham, found in a paradox between two ethical duties, is confronted with this question. He has ethical duties to be faithful to God and also to his son, Isaac. But, Abraham, firmly adhering to his faith, submitted to what he believed was. Kierkegaard believes that true faith can only be attained through a double movement of giving up rationality or logic, while at the same time believing one can understand logically. Kierkegaard’s position on faith is represented with the Knight of infinite resignation and the.
As Either/Or is concerned with the esthetic and the ethical, Fear and Trembling is concerned with the ethical and the religious. Kierkegaard attempted to. Fear and Trembling is arguably Søren Kierkegaard best and best on Abraham is Kierkegaard initial analysis of the story of Abraham and the.
Kierkegaard questioned how a person changes. Kierkegaard didn't want to argue about his faith any. We recently invited Dr. Mark Tietjen to contribute a series of articles on Søren Kierkegaard, to celebrate the soon-to-be released volume.