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By M.A. Natanson

ISBN-10: 1258012553

ISBN-13: 9781258012557

ISBN-10: 1258123525

ISBN-13: 9781258123529

"Why is my ache perpetual, and my wound incurable, which refuseth to be healed?" -Jeremiah "Existentialism" this day refers to faddism, decadentism, morbidity, the "philosophy of the graveyard"; to phrases like worry, dread, nervousness, soreness, affliction, aloneness, demise; to novelists equivalent to Jean-Paul Sartre, Dostoievski, Camus, Kafka; to philosophers like Kierkegaard, Heidegger, Marcel, Jaspers, and Sartre-and since it refers to, and is anxious with, all of those rules and individuals, existentialism has misplaced any clearer that means it will possibly have initially possessed. since it has such a lot of definitions, it may now not be outlined. As Sartre writes: "Most those that use the observe existentialism will be em­ barrased in the event that they needed to clarify it, because, now that the observe is all of the rage, even the paintings of a musician or painter is being known as existentialist. A gossip columnist . . . symptoms himself The Exis­ tentialist, in order that through this time the note has been so stretched and has taken on so extensive a which means, that it not ability whatever in any respect. " 2 This country of definitional confusion isn't 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, besides the fact that, it is important to kingdom in a tenta­ tive and intensely basic demeanour what issues of view are the following meant whilst reference is made to existentialism.

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