Kierkegaard and the power of irony: how to know more by knowing less

Illustration for “The Emperor’s New Clothes” by Hans Christian Andersen (Wikimedia Commons)

Kierkegaard and Socrates

Euthyphro and Aporia

How to Learn to be Ignorant

“A Company of Danish Artists in Rome” by Constantin Hansen. The artistic Danish elite were frequently targets of Kierkegaard’s ironic works (Wikimedia Commons).

Either/Or and the Purpose of Ignorance

Alec is a journalist working in podcasting and public radio. Current interests include: parsing through old college notes and a cure-all for procrastination.

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