Unlike other philosophers of his time and ours, socrates never wrote anything down but was committed to living simply and to interrogating the everyday views and much of what is known about socrates comes to us from plato, although socrates appears in the works of other ancient writers as well as those who follow. Søren aabye kierkegaard was a danish philosopher, theologian, poet, social critic and religious author who is widely considered to be the first existentialist philosopher he wrote critical texts on organized religion, christendom, morality, ethics, psychology, and the philosophy of religion, displaying a fondness for metaphor. Thanks to sustained christian slurring, we moderns associate epicureanism with hedonism, but epicurus' principle of pleasure had very little to do with sex, drugs and rock 'n roll his basic idea was that human suffering is caused by our misunderstanding of the true nature of the world (a thought common.
And perspective reading of his works, nietzsche could al most emerge as a systematic as weil and plato in particular, the target of a sustained merciless critique project a value system, which he considered anti-socratic, anti- platonic, and anti-christian for f a lea, nietzsche's ambivalent attitude is rather towards.
In the non-pseudonymous the point of view of my work as an author, he explained that the pseudonymous works are written from perspectives which are not his own: while kierkegaard himself was a religious author, the pseudonymous authors wrote from points of view that were aesthetic or speculative one exception to.
The theme of wisdom through suffering has held an esteemed place in serious imaginative literature from the book of job and ancient greek tragedy through king lear to a modern work like the death of ivan ilych additionally, no matter how moved we are by tolstoy's handling of social critique and.
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