Month: August 2011

What On Earth Is Existentialism?

As Sören Kierkegaard is often called the father of existentialism, I’ll begin discussing his thoughts by considering what that title means. The term existential has gotten applied rather haphazardly. In my younger days, foreigners in Mexico for the cheap living

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Kierkegaard and Cognitive Therapy

Lately, I find myself troubled about gifted and skilled friends who don’t effectively use their gifts because depression saps their energy and motivation. I wonder if Sören Kierkegaard could help them. He lived during the first half of the 19th century

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