[MaFLa] Stewart

Schmal Dániel schmal.daniel at chello.hu
Mon Nov 3 10:14:41 CET 2008


Pázmány Péter Catholic University

Faculty of Humanities

Institute of Philosophy

 

H-2087 Piliscsaba, Egyetem u. 1.

Tel.: (+36)26/375-375/2816 Fax: (+36)26/374-570

E-mail: augtitk at btk.ppke.hu

 

 

Lecture on

 

 

Kierkegaard and Hegel on Faith and Knowledge

 

 

by Jon Stewart

Associate Research Professor

Soren Kierkegaard Research Centre at the University of Copenhagen

Foreign member of the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

 

Place and time:

Pázmány Lecture Hall

Monday, 24th November 2009. 12.30-14.00

 

 

 

Abstract

 

One of Kierkegaard's main objections to Hegel's philosophy is that it misunderstands the nature of religion by placing it on a par with various forms of scholarship and knowing. Through his pseudonymous authors, Kierkegaard stubbornly insists that faith is fundamentally different from knowledge. How would Hegel respond to Kierkegaard's objection? I wish to argue that Hegel would find Kierkegaard's conception of faith to be a pure formalism with no determinate content. For this reason, it cannot be properly designated as Christian faith since it has no content by which it can be distinguished from the faith of other religions.
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