Ideas from 'Either/Or: a fragment of life' by Søren Kierkegaard [1843], by Theme Structure

[found in 'Either/Or: a fragment of life' by Kierkegaard,Søren (ed/tr Hannay,Alastair) [Penguin 1992,0-14-044577-3]].

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3. Truth / A. Truth Problems / 8. Subjective Truth
Traditional views of truth are tautologies, and truth is empty without a subject [Scruton]
23. Ethics / F. Existentialism / 4. Boredom
The plebeians bore others; only the nobility bore themselves
23. Ethics / F. Existentialism / 5. Existence-Essence
Reason is just abstractions, so our essence needs a subjective 'leap of faith' [Scruton]
23. Ethics / F. Existentialism / 7. Existential Action
What matters is not right choice, but energy, earnestness and pathos in the choosing