Anxious Angels: A Retrospective View of Religious

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In addition, Langer and Apple-bee (1987) discuss how the core goals of constructivist teaching often include promoting democratic learning environments and student-centered instruction. Foucault was a great reader of Kierkegaard even though he almost never refers this author, who nonetheless had for him an importance as secret as it was decisive. [82] An early contributor to existentialist psychology in the United States was Rollo May, who was strongly influenced by Kierkegaard and Otto Rank.
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Essays In Existentialism Publisher: Citadel

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And therein lies the beauty of this poem. To this end, existentialists enumerate several superior values, freedom of choice being the premier among them (p.21-2). The new, more radical "cutting edge" of Beyondist thought has not reached the average student, and we witness an expression of the ironic fact noted by Bolitho (1929) that a new reform movement is often embarrassed by students embracing the cast off values belonging to the preceding wave of reform [4].
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The Complete Quotations of Friedrich Nietzsche

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Costia put all of my stuff in a storage unit. His understanding of Husserl 's phenomenology was far greater than that of Merleau-Ponty's fellow existentialists. As a movement the Abstract Expressionists were seen as rebels and sometimes even troublemakers. Evangelicalism: emphasis on faith in Jesus as necessary and sufficient for salvation. This is the anguish that Kierkegaard called the anguish of Abraham. In a classic tragedy, the protagonist and the hero are: The correct answer is b.
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On the Proper Use of Phenomenology: Paul Ricoeur Centenary

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Jung was not only interested in the Gnostics, but he considered them the discoverers and certainly the most important forerunners of depth psychology. Unfortunately though, as Wilson shows, many Outsiders don’t make the whole journey, but become stuck at the earlier stages, due to a lack of self-understanding or self-belief. How does such a phenomenology of human nature replace traditional philosophical arguments? x What does Sartre mean by the terms Being-for-Itself, Being-in-Itself, and Being-for-Others?
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The People Of The Lie (New-age)

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Lacan suggests the use of Sartreist existentialism to modify and analyse class. We pointed out that random expressions of one's spontaneity are not what authenticity is about, and Sartre emphasises this point in Existentialism and Humanism. What counts is total involvement; some one particular action or set of circumstances is not total involvement. And if by despair one means as the Christians do – any attitude of unbelief, the despair of the existentialists is something different.
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Introduction to Logic and Theory of Knowledge: Lectures

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The first difficulty in tracing the development of the term "philosophy of education" is that throughout most of Western thought what might be regarded broadly as philosophical reflections on education were never regarded as constituting a distinct discipline or branch of philosophy. In this way they were images never seen before, paintings that broke down the rules of aesthetics know at that time. Although there is no truly self-professed movement calling itself this, existentialism naturally influenced numerous mid-century artists agreeing with existentialism's understanding of existence taking place as an isolated solitary phenomenon in an absurd world but nevertheless affording the freedom for one to define oneself.
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Existentialists and Mystics Publisher: Penguin

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Deprived of all metaphysical guidelines, a man is nevertheless obligated to act morally in a world where death renders everything meaningless. In a sense, all painting is based on tricks of visual perception: manipulating rules of perspective to give the illusion of three-dimensional space, mixing colors to create the impression of light and shadow, and so on. Also, consult William Dean Howells' "Editha." The reason is that Freud's theory diminishes the agent's responsibility.
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Examining the Big Picture: Evaluating Existentialism, Truth

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Existentialist Period: Roughly late 1930s to late 1950s "What do I know about man's destiny? Ambiguity is not a quality of the human as substance, but a characterisation of human existence. The master perceives everything from his own viewpoint, as is natural. The three lodgers emerged from their room and were surprised to see no breakfast; they had been forgotten. "Where's our breakfast?" said the middle lodger peevishly to the charwoman. My next point, however, is much more difficult and controversial.
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Beauvoir and The Second Sex: Feminism, Race, and the Origins

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In Being and Time he presented a method of rooting philosophical explanations in human existence (Dasein) to be analysed in terms of existential categories (existentiale); and this has led many commentators to treat him as an important figure in the existentialist movement. The world of "Les Miserables" is peopled by a vast array of characters, most of whom have varying degrees of influence on the events of the novel.
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Existentialism For Beginners

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He offers no insight into Valjean's change of heart at this point, nor at any other point in his involvement in the action on the barricades. Metaphysics of Presence - "beliefs including binary oppositions, logocentrism, and phonocentrism that have been the basis of Western philosophy since Plato" (Dobie 155, see General Resources below). Its point of departure is experience; its pillar of support is the fundamental, preontological comprehension which man has of the human person.
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