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Unformatted text preview: October 19, 2011 Pgs. 7-39 Notes Kierkegaard 1 st Question addressed:- Is there a teleological suspension of the ethical? o Ethical –defined as universal Applying at all times o Ethical is telos ( τελος ) Telos: end, purpose, end goal o THERE IS NO TELOS OUTSIDE THE ETHICAL Telos - Our individual end goal should be to become apart of the universal (community?) o We do this by giving up our “singularity” Give up the idea of “me” and embrace “us, our” - Briefly discusses Hegel’s thoughts (who is Hegel?) on the Ethical being the highest we can “aspire to” o Hegel qualifies man as the individual (Kierkegaard agrees) Considers this “moral form of evil” o Believes Abraham to be the father of faith Kierkegaard says that this is wrong and Abraham should be tried for murder Faith - Paradox? o A paradox because an individual can rise above/is higher than the universe...
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This note was uploaded on 01/12/2012 for the course PHI 100 taught by Professor Main during the Fall '11 term at West Chester.
- Fall '11