Kierkegaard The Father Of Existentialism Analysis

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Soren Aabye Kierkegaard is famously known as the “Father of Existentialism” where he focuses mostly of his work on existence, the man’s life movement, the involvement of our Divinity to our existence and many others. The main center of this philosophy of Kierkegaard is to explain that a person possesses an initial self which he thought to actualize and this reality is that man is directly related to God. Upon knowing it there are lots of queries that popped out such as: How does Kierkegaard view existence and essence? Does essence really precedes existence? If so how essence does precedes existence? The process in this movement involves the connection of one self to God and the isolation to our essential being; thereby, we will see how this…show more content…
Furthermore, if we will describe essence in to our own perspective it is the importance of a certain things but Kierkegaard pointed out that the essence of a person is having a good relationship or being devoted to his or to her Divine Being. The idea of the movement from essence to existence arises when he actually challenged the idea of Hegel. He actually disagree to thought of Hegel that individual can achieve persistence and completion through involving themselves in the public where this accentuates on being entangled of that a whole can be related to secular or faithful life, for he believed that “faith is purely inward and private affair, and that everybody stands alone before God”. This means that achieving, fulfilling and having a good relationship to our demigod is impossible to be in groups as this is an innermost and personal affair of each one of us to our Supreme One. Kierkegaard also insinuates that it is not achievable by an individual to apprehend and converse with another individual. For he believed that each one of us have different perspective towards certain things because we present a certain public…show more content…
Perceiving one’s timidity and limitations, a person tries to handle his own limit by doing such things that adds up his own guilt as well as worsens his fretfulness. This only means that by alienating ourselves to our essential self is a form of sin, with the standpoint of Kierkegaard, in which it magnifies our difficulty by increasing our own doubts, nervousness and anxiety. Through these ideas he analyzes the Christian comprehension of man, as he
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