Fear and Trembling in the 21st CenturyThe Institute of Art and Ideas
What you'll learn on the course
- Part One: The Art of SacrificeCan unquestioning, irrational obedience to religious authority have value? Carlisle examines dangers and dogma.
- Part Two: Breaking with TraditionDoes faith demand obedience or courage? How does a feminine perspective reframe the debate about obedience?
Suggested Further Readings
A selection of further readings has been suggested by Dr Carlisle as part of this course.
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- Clare Carlisle
Dr Clare Carlisle is a Senior Lecturer in Philosophy and Theology at King’s College London, as well as a columnist for The Guardian. She is well known for her writing philosophical articles for a general audience.
Dr Carlisle’s work focuses on religion and the philosophical contributions of Kierkegaard and Spinoza. She is the author of numerous publications and three books about Kierkegaard.