Ii. introduction to a reappraisal of fear and trembling

Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 12 (1-4):236 – 245 (1969)
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The idea of a knighthood of faith which involves a ?teleological suspension of the ethical? is the most arresting feature of Kierkegaard's Fear and Trembling. It amounts to a theological shock treatment. It is therefore understandable that critics and commentators who have discussed Fear and Trembling have focused their attention almost exclusively on this extreme notion of faith. Their preoccupation has been unfortunate, however

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