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Existentialist background

Kierkegaard, Dostoevsky, Nietzsche, Jaspers, Heidegger

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Published by Garland in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Existentialism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited with introductions by William L. McBride.
    SeriesSartre and existentialism ;, 2
    ContributionsMcBride, William Leon.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB819 .E94 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 400 p. ;
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL997961M
    ISBN 100815324928
    LC Control Number96036698


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Subjects: Existentialism. More like this: User lists; Similar Items. Existentialism: 2 Existentialism: A Brief Existentialism is a historical, literary movement that gained attention in Europe, particularly France, immediately following World War II. Existentialism focuses on the uniqueness of each person as distinguished from.

His Existential Background of Human Dignity is a collection of lectures he gave at Harvard. Jean-Paul Sartre () One of the leading figures in existentialism following World War II. He became internationally famous. His Being and Nothingness introduced the phrase Existence precedes essence.

The book is a treatise on free will. The lecture was published as L'existentialisme est un humanisme (Existentialism is a Humanism), a short book that did much to popularize existentialist thought. [ 39 ] Some scholars argue that the term should be used only to refer to the cultural movement in Europe in the s and s associated with the works of the philosophers Jean-Paul Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia.

Existentialism Background: from Kant to Schopenhauer Freeman's Notes -5 it was Kants Critique of Judgment () which opened the door to Romanticism In the Critique of Judgment: 1. Kant maintained the autonomy of aesthetic judgment (as distinguished from the theoretical and the practical).

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Her background is in philosophy and French literature (she describes herself growing up in Reading as a suburban existentialist), but she is unusual among philosophical writers in thinking. Gabriel Honoré Marcel (7 December 8 October ) was a French philosopher, playwright, music critic and leading Christian author of over a dozen books and at least thirty plays, Marcel's work focused on the modern individual's.

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Jean-Paul Sartre, (born JParis, France-died ApParis), French philosopher, novelist, and playwright, best known as the leading exponent of existentialism in the 20th century. In he declined the Nobel Prize for Literature, which had been awarded to him for his work which, rich in ideas and filled with the spirit of freedom and the quest for truth, has.

Background on Existentialism. Existentialism. Existentialism, philosophical movement or tendency, emphasizing individual existence, freedom, and choice, that influenced many diverse writers in the 19th and 20th centuries.

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The general school of Thomism which Knasass book seeks to defend, existentialist Thomism, arose from the work of Thomists such as Jacques Maritain (e.see Existence and the Existent), Etienne Gilson (e.Being and Some Philosophers), Joseph Owens (e.An Elementary Christian Metaphysics), and their students.

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The temporality of the subject and his concrete existence in the world is what constitutes.