Does it mater who asserts that philosophy begins with doubt?

Kierkegaard, S. (1985). Philosophical Fragments/Johannes Climacus : Kierkegaard’s Writings, Vol 7. (E. H. Hong & H. V. Hong, Trans.). Princeton, N.J: Princeton University Press. From what I think I understand of Kierkegaard I feel like I can answer this question without reading what Johannes Climacus has to say about the question. It would be something like;…

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Is Nietzsche being a light thinker or a shadow thinker?

Nietzsche, F. W. (2009). The Gay Science. (T. Common, Trans.). Stilwell, Kan.: Digireads.com. The passage in section 90 is very short it states: Lights and Shadows. Books and drafts mean something quite different for different thinkers. One collects in a book the lights that he has been able to steal and carry home swiftly out…

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Why is faith not a form of Knowledge? Why is it not a form of will?

Kierkegaard, S. (1985). Philosophical Fragments/Johannes Climacus : Kierkegaard’s Writings, Vol 7. (E. H. Hong & H. V. Hong, Trans.). Princeton, N.J: Princeton University Press. Faith is a paradox. Faith is not knowledge because knowledge can not have such a paradox as faith. On page 62 Climacus says, “ Faith is not knowledge, for all knowledge is…

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