Postscript on existentialism
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Postscript on existentialism and other essays by Arland Ussher

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Published by Sandymount press, Williams & Norgate in Dublin, London .
Written in English


  • Philosophy.,
  • Existentialism.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Arland Ussher.
LC ClassificationsB1669.U83 P6
The Physical Object
Pagination70 p. ;
Number of Pages70
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6516005M
LC Control Number47015586

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This book by Marjorie Grene, available under another title of 'Dreadful Freedom', provides in a very short space an excellent introduction to the basic thinking of existentialism, a philosophy that has its beginnings in the end of the nineteenth century and the beginning of the twentieth century, and may be considered one of the greatest schools of philosophy for the twentieth by: Philosophical Fragments (Danish title: Philosophiske Smuler eller En Smule Philosophi) is a Christian philosophical work written by Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard in It was the second of three works written under the pseudonym Johannes Climacus; the other two were De omnibus dubitandum est in and Concluding Unscientific Postscript to Philosophical Fragments in Author: Søren Kierkegaard (as Johannes Climacus). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. In Concluding Unscientific Postscript, the pseudonymous Johannes Climacus describes three stages of human development and possibility. This book is one of SK’s finest statements of an answer to the great existential question, what ought I to do? The three stages are the aesthetic, the ethical and the religious. The Aesthetic Stage.

Existentialism is a term applied to some late 19th- and 20th-century philosophers who may not have agreed about much, but who all believed that each person must define themselves in an absurd, illogical world. The following are the core figures of existentialist philosophy. Søren Kierkegaard (–): The Danish son of a wealthy merchant, Kierkegaard never [ ].   An exploration of the 20th Century Philosophy which claimed that ‘existence preceded essence’, or, in effect, that men and women define their own being through their acts and choices. After an Introduction examining the historical moment of Existentialism, as a product of wartime discipline and consciousness, this book sets out the thinking of Kierkegaard and Nietzsche, Jean-Paul Sartre. Get this from a library! The new existentialism. [Tim Griffin; Emily S Apter; Kitchen Center for Video, Music, Dance, Performance, Film, and Literature (New York, N.Y.),;] -- In the face of radical transitions in social organization, technology, and the living environment, numerous thinkers have moved away from semiotic and psychoanalytic critical models in order to. First of, existentialism is a philosophical movement that is a reaction to and a development of the philosophical tradition. I would definitely suggest becoming acquainted with this tradition. Will Durant's The Story of Philosophy is a great resou.

One more thing to consider before you read this book: As I said, this book was written under the pseudonym Johannes Climacus. To fully understand the inner workings of this character, you must also read _Philosophical Fragments/Johannes Climacus_, which is Reviews: This revised edition includes a postscript reviewing the status of Existentialism in the s, and has a thoroughly updated bibliography. Excerpt 'EXISTENTIALISM', like 'Rationalism' or 'Empiricism', is a label that may mislead the unwary. Read this book on Questia. This book is intended simply as a straightforward exposition of the thought of some leading existentialist philosophers: it is not meant to be a critical discussion and evaluation of existentialism as a whole. Concluding Unscientific Postscript can be considered as both the essence and the extended lecture of philosophy and theology of Søren Kierkegaard; the work simultaneously captures the most important ideas of his existentali thought and constitutes a specific epilogue to a previous writing by a Danish philosopher, Philosophical is advisable, then, to treat and analyze these works /5(7).