Indtroduction To The New Existentialism

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Johnson. - Walnut Creek, CA: Alta Mira Press, 2002. - P. 103-126. Giving readers a sense of the variety of existentialist thought around the world, this edition also adds new readings by such figures as Luis Borges, Viktor Frankl, Gabriel Garcia Márquez, Keiji Nishitani, and Rainer Maria Rilke. That is, existentialist philosophers were concerned about the rapid modernization of life fueled by its technological drives and ever-expanding bureaucratization of daily life.
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[ [ [ Get 'em All! Kill 'Em!: Genocide, Terrorism, Righteous

Bruce Wilshire

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I walked back on the cane edge of the drive, and got to where the cock ambushed me coming out. Simone de Beauvoir, an important existentialist who spent much of her life as Sartre's partner, wrote about feminist and existential ethics in her works, including The Second Sex and The Ethics of Ambiguity. Equally, Sartre scholars will find that the book, especially the sections on oppression and "bad faith," gives them much to think about.
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Daybreak: Thoughts on the Prejudices of Morality

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It seems to me you're saying there are only values (and therefore, morality and ethics and the laws that come from them) if there is common agreement by a group. This is in contrast to looking at a collection of "truths" which are outside and unrelated to the reader, but may develop a sense of reality/God. Nell's death may be an aberration in a play where death seems impossible, but since she is the one character who recognizes the absurdity of the situation, perhaps she is rewarded by dying.
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Criticism: Its Philosophical Structure

David Collingridge

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Gabriel Marcel, long before coining the term "existentialism", introduced important existentialist themes to a French audience in his early essay "Existence and Objectivity" (1925) and in his Metaphysical Journal (1927). But beyond being responsible for himself, man is also responsible for the rest of mankind. Over reliance on some existentialists‟ fictional novels, like Albert Camus The conditions of the time, it is certainly not a post-war dishevelment, despair, or philosophy and existentialism as a vogue.
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Wicked Pleasures: Meditations on the Seven 'Deadly' Sins

Robert C. Solomon

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The combination of federal arts funding through the New Deal and the stimulation of social movements for civil rights, industrial unionism, and social reform created a new cultural environment, new forms of art, changed understandings of community and individual social roles, and a collapse of distinctions between art, culture, and politics. The play examines questions such as death, the meaning of human existence and the place of God in human existence. Romanticists reveled in the world around them.
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The Complete Works Of Friedrich Nietzsche - Volume Twelve -

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For Sartre, we are all free to transcend over our facticity and so even if predetermined in some way, we are still free to define ourselves by acting and doing. The parallels to the French Resistance and the Nazi occupation have been drawn. Witchcraft, on the other hand, attempts to control the natural order through a liaison between the devil and a human being dedicated and covenanted to his service. From the start, existential literature was seen as little more than a forum in which the existential philosophers presented their ideas.
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Ecce Homo: How One Becomes What One Is

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Among existentialist writers were Parisians Jean Genet, André Gide, André Malraux, and playwright Samuel Beckett, the Norwegian Knut Hamsun, and the Romanian friends Eugene Ionesco and Emil Cioran. I may say that I love a certain friend enough to sacrifice such or such a sum of money for him, but I cannot prove that unless I have done it. Testimony from her attending physician as well as other correspondence from Mrs.
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Nietzsche (Pocket Essential series)

Travis Elborough

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The book is divided into three parts: (trans)national contexts, existentialism and religion, and migrations. I think a good indication of this is how much popular appeal Eastern religion and mysticism has gained in the West. D. there was as yet no true orthodoxy and thus no heresy either. His experiences as a participant in the resistance would color many of his later works. The figure of the aesthete in Either-Or (Part One) is an ironic portrayal of German romanticism, but it also draws on medieval characters as diverse as Don Juan, Ahasuerus, and Faust.
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Existentialism Versus Marxism : Conflicting Views on

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After he tells the parable, he returns the question to the individual. However, one evening he confronts the gaming tables and is overcome with anguish at the recognition that his resolve, while still “there,” retains none of its power: it is an object for consciousness but is not (and never could have been) something in consciousness that was determining his actions. Christian Zionism: the belief that the return of the Jews to the Holy Land, and the establishment of the State of Israel, is in accordance with Biblical prophecy, and is a necessary precondition for the return of Jesus to reign on Earth.
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Introduction to modern existentialism (An Evergreen book)

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The existentialists’ high period of glamour came with Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir. Most importantly, from the perspective of radical constructivism, a person cannot ascertain that what other people have constructed in their minds is exactly the same as what he or she has constructed. The acclaimed 1976 film Taxi Driver, starring Robert DeNiro, is perhaps one of the most widely known existential films.
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