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By M.A. Natanson

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ISBN-13: 9781258012557

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"Why is my discomfort perpetual, and my wound incurable, which refuseth to be healed?" -Jeremiah "Existentialism" this present day refers to faddism, decadentism, morbidity, the "philosophy of the graveyard"; to phrases like worry, dread, anxiousness, suffering, discomfort, aloneness, demise; to novelists reminiscent of Jean-Paul Sartre, Dostoievski, Camus, Kafka; to philosophers like Kierkegaard, Heidegger, Marcel, Jaspers, and Sartre-and since it refers to, and is worried with, all of those principles and people, existentialism has misplaced any clearer which means it can have initially possessed. since it has such a lot of definitions, it might not be outlined. As Sartre writes: "Most those who use the notice existentialism will be em­ barrased in the event that they needed to clarify it, for the reason that, now that the observe is the entire rage, even the paintings of a musician or painter is being known as existentialist. A gossip columnist . . . indicators himself The Exis­ tentialist, in order that by means of this time the be aware has been so stretched and has taken on so vast a which means, that it now not skill something in any respect. " 2 This nation of definitional confusion isn't really an unintended or negligible topic. An test might be made during this creation to account for the confustion and to teach why any definition of existentialism in­ volves us in a tangle. First, despite the fact that, it is important to country in a tenta­ tive and intensely common demeanour what issues of view are right here meant whilst reference is made to existentialism.

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