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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

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Approx. 21 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English, Portuguese (Brazilian), Czech

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Course Introduction: The Life and Work of Kierkegaard as a "Socratic Task"

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 46 min), 7 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
Lecture 1:2 Course Introduction14m
Lecture 1:3 Course Introduction14m
7 readings
Short Syllabus10m
Special Text that Mirrors Course Lectures10m
Grading and Logistics10m
Readings for Course10m
Extra Resources10m
Week 1 Course Assignments10m
Discussion Forum for Module 110m
1 practice exercise
Course Introduction20m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Kierkegaard, Martensen and Hegelianism

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 54 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
Lecture 2:2 Kierkegaard, Martensen and Hegelianism14m
Lecture 2:3 Kierkegaard, Martensen and Hegelianism18m
2 readings
Week 2 Course Assignments10m
Discussion Forum for Module 210m
1 practice exercise
Kierkegaard, Martensen and Hegelianism20m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Kierkegaard’s View of Socrates

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 51 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
Lecture 3.2 Kierkegaard’s View of Socrates16m
Lecture 3.3 Kierkegaard’s View of Socrates19m
2 readings
Week 3 Course Assignments10m
Discussion Forum for Module 310m
1 practice exercise
Kierkegaard’s View of Socrates 20m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Kierkegaard, Heiberg and History

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 56 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
Lecture 4.2 Kierkegaard, Heiberg and History18m
Lecture 4.3 Kierkegaard, Heiberg and History18m
2 readings
Week 4 Course Assignments10m
Discussion Forum for Module 410m
1 practice exercise
Kierkegaard, Heiberg and History20m
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Top reviews from Søren Kierkegaard - Subjectivity, Irony and the Crisis of Modernity

By ABJul 3rd 2018

An excellent course on Kierkegaard's use of irony. The teacher is great and the lectures are very interesting. I loved the interviews and the views of Copenhagen. Thanks a lot. Greetings from Madrid!

By GHAug 30th 2016

Really worthwhile and informative, in-depth review of Kierkegaard as a person, his life, and his works. Can be taken even if you've never touched philosophy before. Great production and selections.

Instructor

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Jon Stewart, PhD, Dr theol & phil 

Former Associate Professor
Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre
37,501 Learners
1 Course

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