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The Concept of Anxiety

Anxiety as a response to the absurd

Photo by Aldebaran S on Unsplash

We typically don’t think of anxiety as a phenomenon that can arise out of certain philosophical problems and it is a shame that this is the case. One of the most important contributions to philosophy made by the great Soren Kierkegaard was explaining how the existential problems that many of us face throughout life lead us into a state of anxiety.

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Laura Halls

Laura Halls

Trans/Genderfluid writer writing whatever comes to mind