Existentialism For Beginners by David CogswellFrom Existentialism For Dummies. By Christopher Panza, Gregory Gale. Discover who invented this relatively new school of philosophy as well as what concepts define existentialism. 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. Seen by many as the founder of existentialism, particularly Christian existentialism.
EXISTENTIALISM: A BEGINNER'S GUIDE
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Make Your Own List. She recommends the best books on Existentialism. Interview by Nigel Warburton. I think of it as a philosophy that broke with the long tradition of defining human consciousness and the material world primarily through abstract concepts or essences. Instead, existentialism starts with concrete, individual existence, and proceeds from that to try and understand how we go about existing. But human beings are different.
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