The Essential Sartre (The Virgin Philosophers)

Paul Strathern

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The pragmatists theorize that truth is the best, and generally dominant, description of a phenomenon. In the titular book, Camus uses the analogy of the Greek myth of Sisyphus to demonstrate the futility of existence. What matters is the way in which we react to these circumstances. But he has removed all methods of conceiving of this coincidence in any positive sense. The motivation for the incarnation is love. According to most existentialist philosophers, however, this would be an inauthentic existence.

The Nietzsche Disappointment: Reckoning with Nietzsche's

Nickolas Pappas

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If you damage a person’s brain, the level of consciousness will decline. Likewise, freedom entails something like responsibility, for myself and for my actions. The existentialist concept of freedom is often misunderstood as a sort of liberum arbitrium where almost anything is possible and where values are inconsequential to choice and action. Existential themes have been hinted at throughout history. The incident involving Fantine and the Bourgeois she strikes is taken from a genuine incident witnessed by Hugo in which a young prostitute was to be summarily sentenced to six months' imprisonment after striking a "gentleman" in self defence.

The Nature of the Self: A Functional Interpretation

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In the pages below I will by no means attempt to present a detailed analysis of every philosophical concept or movement of these times, but rather an overview giving a general idea of the concepts and progression from Plato's Idealism, through the Enlightenment Movement, to Existentialism. His drama is most frequently characterized by spare, minimalist settings, peopled by beings that seem incomplete and strange. Flynn examines the philosophy at the core of the movement, providing a clear and accessible account of what existentialism really means.

Elements of Criticism With the Author's Last Corrections and

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The whole production gives the impression of going through the motions rather woodenly, rendering a well-intentioned and undoubtedly sincere version which, sadly, is quite lacking in spirit. In the United States, Existentialism reached its height of popularity in the 1950. Obviously, we have abandoned any classical scheme, any hierarchy of realities at the top of which is God, the most perfect Being. Piaget explains these processes in terms of assimilation, in which learners add new information into their existing knowledge frameworks, and accommodation, in which the new information causes cognitive conflict that results in the reorganization of learners' knowledge frameworks.

Contemporary philosophy: Studies of logical positivism and

Frederick Charles Copleston

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MORE Since Plato and Aristotle the term “essence” and the closely related term “idea” have been key terms in Western PHILOSOPHY. Belief in God is a personal choice made on the basis of a passion, of faith, an observation or experience. Also the grimness of the existentialist vision has come to be criticised. Such a reader is not obligated to follow the commandments as if an external agent is forcing them upon him, but as though they are inside him and guiding him from inside.

Circulating Being: From Embodiment to Incorportation

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If you want your sanity back, I give you this fine piece of Southern intransigence: And out of Canada, we have this brilliant bit of Phd work: “Children’s media use cuddly animals to reinforce ‘racist’ and ‘socially dominant norms,’ researcher says” [HT: Matt Archbold ] You know, socially dominant norms like stable, nuclear families of a heteronormative persuasion. Barnett Newman, a late member of the Uptown Group wrote catalogue forewords and reviews and by the late 1940s became an exhibiting artist at Betty Parsons Gallery.

Introduction to modern existentialism (An Evergreen book)

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However, in later years they were to disagree irreparably, dividing many existentialists such as de Beauvoir,[ citation needed ] who sided with Sartre. Classical Greek art, in particular, is taken to be the gold standard by which artistic perfection is to be measured. Much more strength is shed along with shoes as compared to along with barefoot running (Alexander and Bennett, 1989). Existentialism, initiated with the subjective despair of the individual, ends with an ethic founded upon the shared goal of human solidarity.

Race After Sartre: Antiracism, Africana Existentialism,

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Thus, absurdism has always been associated with existentialism though it has its own place in the world of philosophy. However, to say that one is only one's past would be to ignore a significant part of reality (the present and the future), while saying that one's past is only what one was, would entirely detach it from them now. Ellsworth Kelly is an American Color Field and Hard edge painter. Finally, the book assesses the influence of these philosophers on poststructuralism, arguing that existentialism remains an extraordinarily productive school of thought.

The Philosophy of Schopenhauer (Continental European

Dale Jacquette

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We must omit discussion of those who, like Bataille and Camus, are often classed as existentialists, but who would refuse to accept the appellation. Jackson Pollock initiated the revolutionary technique of splattering the paint directly on canvas to achieve the subconscious interpretation of the artist's inner vision of reality. The modern and postmodern time periods began to view religion as a myth, and used reason to perceive the world instead. Phenomenology is defined as a rigorous science of essences.

Existentialist Revolt: The Main Themes and Phases of

Kurt F. Reinhardt

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Is it because of his Christian mystical doctrine that he shares with the church’s mystical tradition? Founded in Zurich during the First World War, Dada was the first of the modern anti-art movements, whose members were revolted by the butchery of the 1914 World War and devoted themselves to an artistic style that set out to deliberately challenge all the traditional values of a society that could have allowed such barbarity to occur. Samuel Beckett, once asked who or what Godot is, replied, "If I knew, I would have said so in the play."