Kierkegaard: A Modern Day Christian Philosopher

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Kierkegaard, a modern day Christian philosopher, can be attributed to the creation of a new philosophical theory: existentialism. His concepts attempt to answer the question, 'what is existence?' He emphasizes two major themes throughout his work. The first being the existence of reality being based on the individual's freedom. To Kierkegaard, choice is everything. The individual's free choices establish who and what that person will become. The actions a person chooses are the initial processes which forms their reality. This recent philosopher is considered a humanist, though not in a similar sense of other humanists; he directed focus on the intrinsic consciousness of all individual humans. His view of the social functions of modern society
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