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Meaningless blogger

This is my attempt at a blog.

After making this blog I realized one quite ironic thing; I am terrified of being judged. This is only ironic because I am also an existentialist. 254 altre parole


Positive Negativism

It has been a while, friends, and to my avid fans who have been too polite to overwhelm my inbox with pleas and complaints, I say “thank you!”   In fact, your respectful complete radio silence has been an inspiration.  403 altre parole

Continental Philosophy vs. Analytic Philosophy: What is the Nature of the Distinction?

Nowadays, it is common to speak of western philosophy as if it can be neatly divided into two sections: continental and analytic.  It is a fairly recent distinction, with the school of analytic philosophy generally thought to have begun in the late 19th century with Gottleb Frege and later Bertrand Russell.   788 altre parole


the essential

in Giacometti’s figures, those long sculptures that look almost like shadows, and even in the drawings and sketches he made of well known artists and writers like Genet and Sartre, something essential is presented, if not the essential itself. 100 altre parole


Courses at Mary Ward Centre, London

8 January – 26 March 2018: Nihilism, Phenomenology and Existentialism

Beginning with a historical account of nihilism (looking at texts by Gorgias, Jacobi, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Deleuze and Severino), this course proceeds to a discussion of phenomenological and existential approaches to the meanings of being and nothingness (Heidegger, Sartre, Camus, Beauvoir and Merleau-Ponty). 70 altre parole

Christian Kerslake

Synthesizing Freud and Sartre

Sartre starts his philosophy by assuming states of consciousness. He starts his discourse by contradicting Descartes Philosophy of thought: Cogito Ergo Sum: I think therefore I exist. 576 altre parole


How to live

“Everything has been figured out except how to live.” -Sartre (supposedly)

Today my daughter got in the new dog crate on her own and was thrilled to be there. 553 altre parole