Take off Your Shoes: between Religion and Ethics

Steven Schroeder


The paper deals with the questions centered around the interrelation of ethics, religion and aesthetics inclu­ding the reflection upon such constitutive elements of human experience as faith, reason, poetry, experience and politics. The analysis explores S. Kierkegaard’s understanding of the relationship between the ethical and the religious and the relationship of both to the aesthetic, explores many relevant themes resided in the works of S. T. Coleridge, W. Blake and others. Structured in this way the paper opens up new paths for better understanding of the fundamental presuppositions of ethics and religion as well as political realities in the age of fundamentalism.


Article in: English

Article published: 2008-09-15

Keyword(s): ethics; religion; poetry; reason; politics

DOI: 10.3846/1822-430X.2008.16.3.37-49

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Coactivity: Philosophy, Communication / Santalka: Filosofija, Komunikacija ISSN 2029-6320, eISSN 2029-6339
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