PHL301_11-7-06 - Kierkegaard Three Ways of Life 1....

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Kierkegaard Three Ways of Life 1. Aesthetic The aesthetic life will break down from boredom and despair. Anything in musical form is the closest thing to the aesthetic life. 2. Ethical 3. Religious THE MUSICAL EROTIC MOZART’S DON JUAN Abstract Concrete Though Experience (Reason) (Feeling) ---------------------------------------------------------------- Math Logic Music Math Pose Poetry Drama Painting Music Reason Emotion Feeling Same meaning --------------------------- Various Meaning (Beethoven example from Kane explains that musical notes can mean anything) But I do choose, says A. (Point of living is to live life and enjoy the pleasures that we choose to do) Aesthetical Choices vs. Ethical Choices There is a difference, says Judge William --COMMITMENT If there is no real commitment, there is no real choice. The choice we make that is not committed is scary (involving medical/lawyer example). --EXCLUSION
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