Podcast: Week 2 CONSCIOUSNESS: TRUE, FALSE AND ALL THINGS ‘METAPHYSICAL’
Lecture/Seminar: concerning the Voice (and, for example, in hearing the voice of God),
Reason and Necessity; Reason as Necessity; Reason over Necessity.
1. To whom or what does it matter if something is ‘objective’ or ‘subjective’? When
do you know that you ‘just know’?
2. In what way(s) does this ‘knowing of the hearing of the voice’ have to do with
3. As Kierkegaard shows, Abraham supposedly hears the voice of God and sets out
to murder his son having been given the command (and in order to prove his
faith). Is there a problem here? Why worry about this in a course about art?
1. S. Kierkegaard, “Attunement”, “Problemata 1: Is there a teleological suspension
of the ethical?” and “Is there an absolute duty to God?” in Fear and Trembling,
pp. 44-48; 83-95; 96-108.
[Prof Johnny Golding]
[Philosophy (Professional field)]