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Kierkegaard and Scepticism Workshop

17 May, 2024

This workshop explores the connection between Kierkegaard’s thought and scepticism, broadly construed. Topics focussed on include Kierkegaard’s conception of doubt, despair, faith and wonder, and their implications for the ethics of belief and an authentic life.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Roe Fremstedal (Norway) – “Kierkegaard and (the ethics of) Belief.”
  • Erin Plunkett (Hertfordshire) – “Kierkegaard on Doubt, Denial, and the Allure of Certainty.”
  • Alexander Quanbeck (Princeton) – “Doubt’s Despair: Kierkegaard and Moral Responsibility for Believing.”
  • Caecilie Varslev-Pedersen (Southampton) – “Stubborn Individuals: Hegel and Kierkegaard on Existential Scepticism.”
  • Dan Watts (Essex) – “Faith, Doubt, Wonder: Kierkegaard After Trendelenburg.”

This is a pre-read workshop. Please contact Caecilie Varslev-Pedersen to register and to receive the speakers’ papers in advance.

Programme coming soon! 

Details

Date:
17 May, 2024

Venue

Avenue Campus
University of Southampton, Highfield Road
Southampton, SO17 1BF United Kingdom
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