A Kierkegaard Anthology Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

Robert W. Bretall
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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Kierkegaard argue man is not?

2. Who does Bishop Mynster's eulogy compare him to?

3. What does Robert Bretall in Chapter 13 argue The Sickness Unto Death tries to understand?

4. What is the title of the conclusion of Concluding Unscientific Postscript?

5. Who was Bishop Mynster?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Discuss the definition of truth in relation to faith, truth being "an objective uncertainty held fast" and that "without risk, there is no faith." Use the text to discuss the interplay of truth and faith in the Kierkegaard Anthology.

Essay Topic 2

Kierkegaard is considered the father of existentialism and maintained that the individual is responsible for giving life meaning. Discuss the tenets of existentialism and how it asserts the importance of human individuality.

Essay Topic 3

Discuss Kierkegaard's view of Socrates and examine similarities between Socrates and Kierkegaard. Use the text to support your discussion.

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