An individual human being cannot be thought

The individual human being lies beneath the concept; an individual human being cannot be thought, but only the concept, ‘man’ What does this statement have to do with sin? What does it have to do with Christianity? What is the difference between general and specific? It seems to me that to understand the specific seems…

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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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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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Why is necessity alone not enough for personhood according to Anti-Climacus

I have been having a difficult time understand this text because of the way it is written, however I believe I have understood this relation between necessity and possibility. In order to have personhood you must find a synthesis of necessity and possibility for as it says, “A self that has no possibility is in…

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