The Emergency of Being: On Heidegger's "Contributions to

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In other words, the origin of one's projection will still have to be their facticity, although in the mode of not being it (essentially). I hope that most historians would conclude that understanding the complexity of the past is a necessary condition for engagement in the present. The first is the spiritual or mental world, which is eternal, permanent, orderly, regular, and universal. In this metaphysical view, the aim is to understand objective reality through "the diligent and unsparing scrutiny of all observable data."

Watching Television: Hermeneutics, Reception and Popular

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Louis Althusser foreshadowed Poststructuralism by regarding society as decentred, having no overall structure or governing principle. The play was first performed in Paris on 6 February 1944, during the Nazi occupation of France. Hugo raises awareness of various aspects of society which contributed to the gulf separating the haves from the have-nots, and perpetuated the cycle of division and resentment which fired thoughts of rebellion and social revolution. It was not the result of any specific set of circumstances or causes, but as an experienced response to the crumbling of many structures in the Western World. 2.

Reflections on Man

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Finally, is it fair to apply logical analysis to relativistic principles? Erich Fromm: (March 23, 1900–March 18, 1980) was an Orthodox Jew whose studies of the Talmud and Freud led him to re-examine the story of Adam and Eve as their existential moment of self-awareness and the guilt and shame that followed. Published in 1926, the work portrays a man who has been injured in World War I, who is trying to find meaning to his life by traveling from one destination in Europe to another, always seeking excitement and distraction.

KIERKEGAARD STUDIES YEARBOOK 2011

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In addition, since individual differences between members of the group are not controlled, it may be difficult to draw conclusions about the populations. A new generation of " Modern Artists " were fed up with following the traditional academic art forms of the 18th and early 19th century, and were starting to create a range of "Modern Paintings" based on new themes, new materials, and bold new methods.

Restless adventure;: Essays on contemporary expressions of

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A type of theatre generally defined as the opposite of tragedy and characterized by happy endings, amusing situations, and the portrayal of ordinary people in ordinary situations. Or was he an artist merely representing his vision? This is, Camus argues, essentially nihilistic: history, in effect, accepts that meaning creation is no longer possible and commits suicide. He uses it to attack all humans who accept ordinary, conventional morality as if it were an eternal, absolute necessary truth of the universe. b.

Unpublished Letters

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Narrative, for example, is how reality presents itself to the human mind, in science as well as art. Dilthey: Philosopher of the Human Sciences. This alienation can happen in a number of ways, whether through turning the world into a causally determined realm of objects that stand against an isolated human subject, or through turning those objects into empty commodities that can be surveyed or traded with indifference.

The Chronicles and Meditations of Yorbis: Volume 1: (The

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The French existentialists were so influential on writers elsewhere in Europe and in the United States that many contemporary philosophical works show some influence of their thought. Although interdependence and global communications interconnected all nations by the 1990s, nationalism appears to have grown more extreme with the breakup of the Soviet empire, the growth of Muslim fundamentalism, and the collapse of Yugoslavia. It could be simple, both eagerly hoped it could be simple, but in practice, neither had any idea. “Then why are you even considering it?” Clarke asked as she handed it back to the girl on the plane.

Martin Buber: Jewish Existentialist

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The book begins with a discussion of the movement¿santecedents in the ideas of Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Husserl, Jaspers and Marcel before examining the coretexts that give existentialism its philosophical foundations: Heidegger¿s Being and Time, Sartre¿s Being and Nothingness, Merleau- Ponty¿s Phenomenology of Perception and de Beauvoir¿s The Ethics of Ambiguity and The Second Sex. Ezra Pound, since he’s been brought up, had a highly developed historical consciousness (and in many ways just such a citational one as hipsters are said to have, although rather less ironic).

Title and Deed / Oh, the Humanity and other good intentions

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Sartre closed out a possibility of principles or values for an existentialist ethic by his phenemonology of the kinds of being as they appear to human consciousness. a. A master exponent of this genre was the New York artist Robert Rauschenberg, whose innovative assemblages of the 1950s and the 1960s contributed immensely to the genre. What we mean is that a man is nothing else than a series of undertakings, that he is the sum, the organization, the ensemble of the relationships which make up these undertakings.

Existentialism: a guide for the perplxed

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Sartre introduced yet another ethical principle when he asserted that in every moral choice we form an image of the kind of person we want to be and, indeed, of what any moral person should be: “For in effect, there is not one of our acts that, in creating the man we wish to be, does not at the same time create an image of man such as we judge he ought to be.”" -- Jean-Paul Sartre, Existentialism is a Humanism “In choosing myself, I choose man” says Sartre in Existentialism is a Humanism, thus endowing the philosophy its moral and social conscience.