Kierkegaard lecture 6

Kierkegaard lecture 6 - punishment will find their right...

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Course 6 Kierkegaard - Hegel. Mediation vs. subjectivity
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Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770-1831) Together with Fichte and Schelling, one of the fathers of German idealism He developed a comprehensive “system” (in Phenomenology of Spirit and Encyclopedia of the philosophical sciences ), in which he was trying to integrate all human disciplines (art, psychology, history, religion, philosophy)
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Problem of evil A response to the “problem of evil”: most philosophers were trying to reconcile human suffering with God’s goodness. Kant : there is no moral justice in the world: people who do the good suffer; people who do the bad are happy. This is the reason why we should believe in a just God, and in the afterlife in which rewarding and
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Unformatted text preview: punishment will find their right places. Hegel: the problem of evil is only relative and temporary. Kierkegaards answer to the moral problem There is a contradiction between the statement that God is good and the human suffering. This contradiction is not fully grasped by the human mind. Knight of resignations answer : the finite world and the spiritual world are incommensurable, thats why I have to detach myself completely from earthly things. Knight of faiths answer : the religious persons task is not to reconcile or to avoid this contradiction, but to continue to have faith in spite of it....
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