Ideas from 'Concluding Unscientific Postscript' by Søren Kierkegaard [1846], by Theme Structure

[found in 'A Kierkegaard Anthology' by Kierkegaard,Søren (ed/tr Bretall,Robert) [Princeton 1946,0-691-01978-9]].

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1. Philosophy / D. Nature of Philosophy / 4. Aims of Philosophy / d. Philosophy as puzzles
I conceived it my task to create difficulties everywhere
3. Truth / A. Truth Problems / 3. Value of Truth
Pure truth is for infinite beings only; I prefer endless striving for truth
23. Ethics / F. Existentialism / 1. Existentialism
While big metaphysics is complete without ethics, personal philosophy emphasises ethics
Speculative philosophy loses the individual in a vast vision of humanity
23. Ethics / F. Existentialism / 6. Authentic Self
Becoming what one is is a huge difficulty, because we strongly aspire to be something else
28. God / A. Divine Nature / 2. Divine Nature
God does not think or exist; God creates, and is eternal
28. God / B. Proving God / 2. Fideism
Faith is the highest passion in the sphere of human subjectivity
Without risk there is no faith
28. God / E. Attitudes to God / 2. Pantheism
Pantheism destroys the distinction between good and evil