existential philosophy


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Noun1.existential philosophy - (philosophy) a 20th-century philosophical movement chiefly in Europe; assumes that people are entirely free and thus responsible for what they make of themselves
philosophy - the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics
philosophical doctrine, philosophical theory - a doctrine accepted by adherents to a philosophy
depersonalisation, depersonalization - (existentialism) a loss of personal identity; a feeling of being an anonymous cog in an impersonal social machine
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Gordon, "Existential Dynamics of Theorizing Black Invisibility," in Lewis Gordon, editor, Existence in Black: An Anthology of Black Existential Philosophy (New York: Routledge, 1997), 72.
Daseinsanalysis was born when Heidegger's phenomenology and existential philosophy were deployed to provide a foundation for an authentically human psychology and psychiatry free of the natural philosophy and natural science that were seen to infect Freud's project from beginning to end.
In clinical work with adolescents there is a clear similarity between what they experience and the concepts of existential philosophy that have been applied in psychology.
Instead it ends up as a strange mix of existential philosophy and bullet-strewn carnage, something that is going to leave his fans very perplexed.
Vincent shares an unconvincing existential philosophy of "adaptability" and a perhaps more plausible (if less palatable) argument about the meaning of human life.
s emphasis on existential philosophy as a partner for Qoheleth's speculation parallels the work of Michael Fox (1989), who turns to Camus as L.
The individual is not an atomistic, detached subject that is often assumed to be characteristic of existential philosophy.
His persistence, not admirable from the point of view of existential philosophy, represents the deliberate exercise of a rational arrogance that ignores whatever it cannot explain in its own terms.
It's the kind of mordantly comic exercise in existential philosophy that the term theater of the absurd was invented to describe.
84] Existential philosophy, which considered the pitiful human condition of the post-war era, combined with psychoanalysis in focusing upon the darker sides of the human mind.