Tro og beslutsomhed

Dansk Teologisk Tidsskrift

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Title Tro og beslutsomhed
 
Creator Albinus, Lars
 
Subject Existentiell
existential
Spirit
faith
decision
Thomas Mann
 
Description Kierkegaard and Heidegger agree in seeing the prominenceof human existence in the reflexive concern for itself and the anxietywhich follows from recognizing the abyss of possibility and nothingness.However, Heidegger misses a notion of the formal structure of beingin Kierkegaard’s work, which he conceives to merely offer a theologicalsolution to questions that only a phenomenological outlook mightprovide on neutral grounds. Kierkegaard, on the other hand, lends hisvoice to forms of existence by which the “existentiell” dimension restson the awakening of the Spirit as the condition of possibility. Contraryto Heidegger, Kierkegaard does not regard the fulfi llment of existenceas something the subject can decide for itself without falling into despair.Using the literary figure of Hans Castorp from the novel Zauberbergby Thomas Mann, the article aims to show how easily the decisionto confront life with love falls back into a spell of escapism, leavingKierkegaard with the upper hand in pointing out the inadequacy of thehuman spirit, including philosophical endeavors, to ground itself.
 
Publisher Forlaget eksistensen
 
Date 2018-05-20
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://tidsskrift.dk/dtt/article/view/105693
10.7146/dtt.v76i4.105693
 
Source Dansk Teologisk Tidsskrift; Årg. 76 Nr. 4 (2013); 276-290
Dansk Teologisk Tidsskrift; Vol 76 No 4 (2013); 276-290
0105-3191
 
Language dan
 
Relation https://tidsskrift.dk/dtt/article/view/105693/154474
 
Rights Ophavsret (c) 2018 Dansk Teologisk Tidsskrift
 

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