Of Death and Dominion: The Existential Foundations of

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Postmodernists, however, often demonstrate that this chaos is insurmountable; the artist is impotent, and the only recourse against "ruin" is to play within the chaos. Nietzsche, to be sure, shared these interests, but he did so not uncritically: because the human condition is characterised by being historically situated, it cannot simply turn back the clock or decide all at once to be other than it is (Sartre especially shares this view). It is no less of a problem to define this philosophy satisfactorily.
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Exploring Existential Meaning: Optimizing Human Development

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In Christian mysticism one empties the mind in order to become one with God, who is found by the way, in ourselves (it is important to keep in mind Meister Eckhart�s divine spark found within the soul of each human being). The most terrible situations of war, the worst tortures do not create a non-human state of things; there is no non-human situation. Classical philosophy of mind (emphases: the mind-body problem, theories of consciousness) and contemporary applications of philosophy to psychology (emphases: logic and cognition, emotion and reason, artificial intelligence).
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Existentialism From Dostoevsky to Sartre

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Capitalists and conservatives in Germany feared that a takeover by the Communists was inevitable and did not trust the democratic parties of the Weimar Republic to be able to resist a communist revolution. There are several terms Sartre uses in his works. While escaping through the sewers after the failed coup, Valjean encounters not just Thenardier but Javert as well. What that means is this: the man who involves himself and who realizes that he is not only the person he chooses to be, but also a law maker who is, at the same time, choosing all mankind as well as himself, can not help escape the feeling of his total and deep responsibility.
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Existentialism, religion, and death : thirteen essays

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It has given rise to charges of fraudulence. By intentionality, “Husserl means that any object of my consciousness, a house, a pleasure, a number, or being in relation to the act. Grundtvig’s theology was diametrically opposed to Kierkegaard’s in tone. Nietzsche was not the first to de-couple morality from its divine sanction; psychological theories of the moral sentiments, developed since the eighteenth century, provided a purely human account of moral normativity.
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the Courage to be - an Eminent Philosopher Describes the

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In his 1913 text Ideas: A General Introduction to Pure Phenomenology, Husserl explored the structures within consciousness that enable the human mind to conceive of objects outside of itself. Work relief was one of the goals, but leaders of these programs often also hoped to sponsor indigenous, regional talent and encourage the growth of a national, popular artistic culture. These ideas, added to Barbara Berger’s 1996 review of Lacanian theory, help social workers challenge virtually all interpretations of language and culture.
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On Time - New Contributions to the Husserlian Phenomenology

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I have how-to-books on style, building capsule wardrobes, and makeup application—all of which I’ve read, none of which I’ve followed. This is considered to be a refusal to live in the consequence of one's freedom, meaning it quickly becomes a sort of bad faith. According to the pagan customs of the day, Abraham could have done this as a religious service. Many of the world's best art museums were founded by these 19th century tycoons. The lectures were highly influential; members of the audience included not only Sartre and Merleau-Ponty, but Raymond Queneau, Georges Bataille, Louis Althusser, André Breton and Jacques Lacan.
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Why Do We Go to the Zoo?: Communication, Animals, and the

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As a poet of the religious Kierkegaard was always preoccupied with aesthetics. In the works of Eco, a predominant concept is the distinction between without and within. When listening to music certain emotions surface, as Plato stated, “Music imitates the impulses of the soul” (Pieper 45). Colin Barker is honorary lecturer in sociology at Manchester Metropolitan University. Will the suspicion toward "canonical texts" mean that reading lists and syllabi are continually discarded with each passing fashion?
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Ideals and Illusions: Reconstruction and Deconstruction in

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It seems likely, therefore, that this book will prove of greatest value to students and teachers of BOOK REVIEWS 223 philosophy who do not have an extensive background in phenomenology or existentialism. Two of the key passages from Thus Spake Zarathustra contains these dramatic words: I teach you the overman. Likewise, films throughout the 20th century such as The Seventh Seal, Ikiru, Taxi Driver, High Noon, Easy Rider, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, A Clockwork Orange, Apocalypse Now, Badlands, and Blade Runner also have existential qualities.
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The Existentialist Posture, a Christian Look at Its Meaning,

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They also included random "found" objects in sculptures and installations. Supplement - "According to Derrida, Western thinking is characterized by the 'logic of supplementation', which is actually two apparently contradictory ideas. Computational modeling [47] is a tool often used in mathematical psychology and cognitive psychology to simulate a particular behavior using a computer. Few citizens of Salem Village (present day Danvers, Massachusetts) doubted the existence of Satan and his diabolical machinations through the medium of witchcraft.
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An Introduction to Jean-Yves Lacoste (Ashgate Studies in

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Jung set out to create an empirical science of the psyche in which his careful and attentive observation of psychic images would lead him to hypotheses which would attempt to explain the phenomena he was examining. Yes, this does resemble spiritual meditation more than traditional philosophy. Accordingly, Nietzsche suggests that we go "beyond good and evil," beyond our tendencies to pass moralistic judgment and toward a more creative and naturalistic perspective.
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