The Intellectual Enterprise: Sartre and Les Temps Modernes

The Intellectual Enterprise: Sartre and Les Temps Modernes

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In contrast to Sartre's atheism, Kierkegaard's Christian existentialism focused on the relationship between the self and God. Its widely accepted definition is that it is the philosophic standpoint which gives priority to existence over essence. 2. For Continental philosophers, including those associated with existentialism, the emergence of analytical philosophy contributed to alienation. After he tells the parable, he returns the question to the individual.
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Heidegger and the Subject (Contemporary Studies in

Heidegger and the Subject (Contemporary Studies in

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Ethical and moral values, I feel, are mostly a matter of choice; however, I do not think that the human being is a blank slate. As strong centralized monarchies were built from petty feudal states, as regional languages and art forms were evolved, and as local economies widened, popular identification with these developments became increasingly strong. It is difficult to distinguish, in light of the French post war mood, what was promotion of fashionable existentialism and what was perhaps the more genuine embodiment of an individual's feeling or the mood of the genre.
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The Outsider (Penguin Modern Classics)

The Outsider (Penguin Modern Classics)

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All of the following might be seen as either causes or symptoms of a world that is 'fallen' or 'broken' (Marcel): the technology of mass communication (Nietzsche is particularly scathing about newspapers and journalists; in Two Ages, Kierkegaard says something very similar), empty religious observances, the specialisation of labour and social roles, urbanisation and industrialisation. Kafka's world is essentially chaotic, and this is why it is impossible to derive a specific philosophical or religious code from it — even one acknowledging chaos and paradox as does much existential thought.
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Husserl, Heidegger, and the Space of Meaning: Paths Toward

Husserl, Heidegger, and the Space of Meaning: Paths Toward

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You'll meet those who laid the foundation for the philosophy and those that represent it, Sartre in particular, but don't expect a quick run- What do authenticity, existenz (with a z), hermeneutics, bad faith and ekstatic temporality mean? After their entry, the Valet leaves and the door is shut and locked. Magic realism (c. 1935–present): A style of writing, popularized by Jorge Luis Borges, Gabriel García Márquez, Günter Grass, and others, that combines realism with moments of dream-like fantasy within a single prose narrative.
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The Apocalypse of Being : The Esoteric Gnosis of Martin

The Apocalypse of Being : The Esoteric Gnosis of Martin

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Regina was unconvinced of his sincerity, and for two months, SK sought to break her attachment to him by misrepresenting himself as a scoundrel who had abused Regine’s affection. The essays cover both mainstream and less usual topics, such as medicine, the emotions, artificial intelligence, and environmental philosophy. Cubism was developed by Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque between 1907-1911, and it continued to be highly influential long after its decline. If existence really does precede essence, there is no explaining things away by reference to a fixed and given human nature.
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Livewire Real Lives Julia Roberts (Livewires)

Livewire Real Lives Julia Roberts (Livewires)

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The boy at the end of the play is a more explicit symbol of regeneration—Clov calls him a "potential procreator." Therefore, there is no pre-given ‘essence’ that determines who and what we are. Because the original structure presented by Sartre of being is ‘not being what one is,’ (p106) (and as above one is not what one is) a movement toward sincerity (being what one is) is impossible. You really can't answer any claim made by existentialism with "But....
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Philosophie der Geisteswissenschaften als Kritik Ihrer

Philosophie der Geisteswissenschaften als Kritik Ihrer

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Question: - Review idealism and realism in international relations. All three expect to be tortured, but no torturer arrives. The testimonies of the hearings were tediously preserved in hand-written records still extant and available, in copies, for scholars and the public to study. However, Kierkegaard believed that individuals should live in accordance with their thinking. It still claims to uncover that which is essential, but thereby recognizes that phenomenal experience is essentially fluid.
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The Myth of Sisyphus, and Other Essays.

The Myth of Sisyphus, and Other Essays.

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His work prefigures that of the American Abstract Expressionists. The intellectual and social freedom of the era attracted many Black Americans from the rural south to the industrial centers of the north - and especially to New York City. The more science explains about the universe, the less important human existence seems. Justice was not seen to be done, and ordinary men felt justified in demanding that their voice be heard. Now they were all watching him in melancholy silence.
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The Works of Fyodor Dostoevsky: Crime and Punishment, The

The Works of Fyodor Dostoevsky: Crime and Punishment, The

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For Kierkegaard, values and ethical issues cannot be based upon (l) abstract universal laws, (2) humanistic standards of reason, and (3) social patterns as related to cultural studies. Herbert Marcuse criticized Being and Nothingness (1943) by Jean-Paul Sartre for projecting anxiety and meaninglessness onto the nature of existence itself: "Insofar as Existentialism is a philosophical doctrine, it remains an idealistic doctrine: it hypostatizes specific historical conditions of human existence into ontological and metaphysical characteristics.
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Sartre's Existentialism and Humanism (SCM Briefly)

Sartre's Existentialism and Humanism (SCM Briefly)

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Acorns are not dasein: they have potential, but not perspective. Camus is famously readable: he deliberately modelled his novel The Outsider on jagged American crime stories, rather than on the poised elegance of high French literature. 4 Pages Hidden Behind the Veil of False Realism: the Idealism of Human Rights Vaughn1 Hidden Behind the Veil of False Realism: The Idealism of Human Rights Human rights are universally... understood as the basic fundamental rights of any person, no matter race, color, religion, sex or creed, simply because we are human beings.
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