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  • The Myth of Sisyphus
    Weirob is concerned with the consistency of identity, with the relation of the “soul” to “physical existence.” Weirob’s major statement was “we have knowledge of our own identity...

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  • Miguel de Unamuno
    Unamuno’s book does not explore the ramifications of tyranscendentalism so much as the existential stance, “What shall we do with it?” meaning the facticity of our own existence. For...

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  • The Metamorphosis
    The way you have formed your question is a large part of the answer: we automatically ascribe a “category” or “taxonomy” to his condition, placing him in a physiological family, called...

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  • Six Characters in Search of an Author
    This play is Italy’s most successful contribution to the artistic expression of the philosophy of Existentialism. Dramatic characters are inventions and constructions of an author: they exist to...

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  • Existentialism
    One of the major themes of twentieth-century existentialism was that western faith in both rationalism and religion was misplaced. After the First World War, which saw millions of young men...

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  • Waiting for Godot
    Samuel Beckett's "Waiting for Godot" is the very essence of existentialism (a categorization the author himself would have rejected) and its history is born of Beckett's intense interest in...

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  • Existentialism
    I think that one particular point that can be made in arguing against Existentialism is that it clings to the similar, false sense of reasoning that it claims of other modes of though....

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  • Existentialism
    Part of the existentialist frame of mind would have to be an avowed understanding of atheism. The existentialist would not admit the presence of as divine power. For the existentialist, admitting...

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  • Existentialism
    In true Existentialist fashion, there is not one exact and precise overarching definition of Existentialism's meaning. I believe that part of the meaning of Existentialism is the absence of a...

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  • Existentialism
    This question is in a sense ironic, since many existentialist philosophers would deny that there is much of an inherent purpose in our lives, including our intellectual pursuits. Basically,...

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  • Existentialism
    Existentialism is a philosophy, a theory or point of view about the meaning of things. Like all philosophies, it first states its premise, its assumptions, and then lays out the logical actions for...

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  • Existentialism
    The tough part about generating an argument against Existentialism is that any potential critique can be labeled as "bad faith," the Sartrean idea of wanting something to be true even though it is...

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  • Existentialism
    Existentialism was predicated on the notion that the traditional institutions to which people had always turned were at the end of the day powerless to explain human existence. For many...

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  • Existentialism
    Given Camus' association with existentialism, the quote aligns itself quite well with this branch of the philosophy. Like Camus' work The Stranger, the quote alludes to the idea that individuals...

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  • Existentialism
    In his essay, "Existentialism is a Humanism," Jean-Paul Sartre purports his view on the human condition: human beings exist prior to having any meaning to their existence. That is, humans are...

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