New PDF release: Dictionary of Existentialism

By Haim Gordon

Existentialism, as a philosophy, received prominence after international conflict II. rather than focusing upon a selected point of human life, existentialists argued that our concentration needs to be upon the full being as he/she exists on this planet. Rebelling opposed to the rationalism of such philosophers as Descartes and Hegel, existentialists reject the emphasis put on guy as basically a pondering being. Freedom is principal to human lifestyles, and human kinfolk and encounters can't be decreased just to "thinking." This Dictionary provides--through alphabetically prepared entries--overviews of many of the tenets, philosophers, and writers of existentialism, and of these writers/philosophers who, on reflection, appear to existentialists to espouse their philosophy: Nietzsche, Kierkegaard, Dostoyevski, et al.

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