The complete works of Friedrich Nietzsche : the first

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The man who perfects himself comes into joy. Husserl suggested a method called free imaginative variation: When you feel you have a description of the essential characteristics of a category of phenomena, ask yourself, "What can I change or leave out without losing the phenomenon? They are idealism, realism, pragmatism (sometimes called experientialism), and existentialism. Existentialism and modern literature;: An essay in existential criticism ... The one who realizes in anguish his condition as being thrown into a responsibility which extends to his very abandonment has no longer either remorse or regret or excuse; he is no longer anything but a freedom which perfectly reveals itself and whose being resides in this very revelation.

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Clockwise Intermediate Classbook

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The one thing that I have learned in a long life is that all science measured against reality is primitive and childlike—and yet it is the most precious thing we have. This adolescent trouble or self-loathing is often tied to sexual attractiveness, both males and females often feel this angst and worry that they will not find both a partner or romantic conditional love for who they are. If it makes sense at all to talk about human nature it would be by saying that human beings do not have one, that it is their nature to create their ultimate purposes and forms of existence.

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The Antipodes of the Mind: Charting the Phenomenology of the

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Camus examines the similarities between the Christian and the Marxist conception of history. The world is not a ‘set of tools’ for her, in the Heideggerian sense. He maintains that life is not designed for pleasure, yet we strive for happiness in order to escape anxiety and hopeless depression (which is despair). a. The thought that entered his kingly mind was this: "Would she be able to summon confidence enough never to remember what the king wished only to forget that he was a king and that she was a humble maiden?"

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The Cambridge Companion to Leo Strauss (Cambridge Companions

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For many the meaning of life can be best described as meeting a person’s basic needs for survival, as observed by Simone Weil. The existential dimension of Christianity floods light upon other problems that concerned Kierkegaard. Furthermore this absolute responsibility is not resignation; it is simply the logical requirement of the consequences of our freedom. Each side of the double activity (the deceiver and the deceived) imply the other in its being.

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Husserl's Phenomenology and the Foundations of Natural

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Spener rejected a “convivo intellectus or conviction of truth” as a primary expression of Christianity, claiming that it is “far from being faith” (p. 100). We need to learn to navigate the treacherous maelstroms of despair, to recognize the self-absorption of demonic states, to veer away from prudence and vanity, and to avoid mere conformity to social mores. The point of indirect communication is to position the reader to relate to the truth with appropriate passion, rather than to communicate the truth as such.

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The Existentialists

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An example is his letter in April 9, 1955, "Letter to Sidney Janis: � it is true that Rothko talks the fighter. As with Glicksburg, the literature was deemed less important than the ideas and the people who lived those ideas. Following the chart is further information on other existentialists or contributors to the philosophy. A pervasive theme in the works of existentialist philosophy, however, is to persist through encounters with the absurd, as seen in Camus ' The Myth of Sisyphus ("One must imagine Sisyphus happy"), [34] and it is only very rarely that existentialist philosophers dismiss morality or one's self-created meaning: Kierkegaard regained a sort of morality in the religious (although he wouldn't himself agree that it was ethical; the religious suspends the ethical), and Sartre 's final words in Being and Nothingness are "All these questions, which refer us to a pure and not an accessory (or impure) reflection, can find their reply only on the ethical plane.

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Landmark: Class Audio CDs Intermediate level

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We are caught between those who want to impose their orthodoxies on us ( right or left) and those who want complete freedom from almost any limitation. Given the regularity with which MacGyver finds himself in peril, one can only assume he pursues these situations to put himself to the test. The novels The Age of Reason and The Reprieve were met with disdain by the era’s conformists. I fight to fend this off by controlling how that person will see me — so, for example, I might make an elaborate pretence of having stooped merely to tie my shoelace, so that he does not brand me a nasty voyeur.

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The A to Z of Existentialism (The A to Z Guide Series)

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Lastly, our assessment brings us to Heidegger’s moral conclusions. An authentic presence requires that you creatively represent the best version of who you are. The link between Giacometti and existentialism can be traced back to Jean Paul Sartre. The two of them complied at once, hastened to him, caressed him and quickly finished their letters. The degree to which participants engage in discussions related to a case also influences the quality of their thinking about the case (Levin, 1995).

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Dying for Ideas: The Dangerous Lives of the Philosophers

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The movement had its origins in the 19th century philosophy of Kierkegaard and Nietzsche and was prevalent in Continental philosophy in the 20th century. Thus, the focus on freedom in existentialism is related to the limits of the responsibility one bears as a result of one's freedom: the relationship between freedom and responsibility is one of interdependency, and a clarification of freedom also clarifies that for which one is responsible.

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Overcoming Foundations: Studies in Systematic Philosophy

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This shift has been subtle, which has made it all the more dangerous. Many refer to him as the father of existentialism even though he did not even use the term. In my 20s, happiness meant getting gussied-up for booze-fueled all-nighters. May described the existential approach to psychotherapy by stating that the task of therapy was to understand the patient fully as that patient truly exists. Furthermore, since individuals are forced to choose for themselves, they have their freedom — and therefore their responsibility — thrust upon them.

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