Glossary of Terms ‘K’

Written By Thomas Perez. December 14th, 2010 at 5:37PM. Copyright 2010.

Kantianism
The philosophy of Immanuel Kant, a German philosopher born in Königsberg, Germany (now Kaliningrad, Russia). The term Kantianism or Kantian is still often used to describe contemporary positions in philosophy of mind, epistemology, and ethics.

Kathenotheism
An extension of “henotheism,” from kath heno theon – “one god at a time.”

Kierkegaardianism
A set of philosophical, theological and psychological positions based on the work of the 19th century Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard. Kierkegaard’s work focuses on the existing individual and the struggle to become an authentic individual. Kierkegaard’s work was the intellectual foundation for the 20th century philosophical movement, Existentialism.

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