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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This text for an undergraduate or graduate course in film studies or philosophy explores the narrative connection to existential philosophy.
Learner-Centered Pedagogy: Principles and Practice " by Kevin Klipfel (a lecturer in moral, political, and existential philosophy at Virginia Tech) and Dani Cook (Director of Teaching and Learning, University of Califronia--Riverside) is practice-based handbook that draws on the research of the humanistic psychologist and educator Carl Rogers to present an empathetic approach to information literacy sessions, reference service, and outreach.
Existential philosophy garnered exclusively negative attitudes: it was considered anti-marxist and subjectivistic, its representatives were characterized with extreme criticism, and only its critical analysis could be accepted for publication.
Thus, Existential philosophy addresses the issues faced by the "concrete individual"16.
Few critics, for instance, acknowledge the novel's indebtedness to the existential philosophy of Soren Kierkegaard and Martin Buber.
I admit to being more interested in the author's own journey through existential philosophy (how she discovered it, why it appealed to her) than in the biographies of great (mostly) men.
1]ren Kierkegaard is considered one of the first proponents of existential philosophy, at least 100 years before Sartre.
It has left me in the sort of moral quandary normally reserved for heads of state or professors of existential philosophy.
INTRODUCTION: EXISTENTIAL PHILOSOPHY AND THE BOOK OF JOB
Freedom, the right to exercise free will, is a universal truth in existential philosophy.
The Existential Philosophy of Etty Hillesum: An Analysis of Her Diaries and Letters
If asked to define the "six degrees of freedom," I would have assumed they had something to do with existential philosophy or constitutional law.