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Existentialism Is a Humanism

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    1. Existence, Essence & Choice
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    Does man have an essence prior to existence? According to Jean-Paul Sartre, no. Learn the Christian, philosophical atheist, and existential theories on man.

    Does man have an essence prior to existence? According to Jean-Paul Sartre, no. Learn the Christian, philosophical atheist, and existential theories on man.

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    2. Anguish, Abandonment & Despair
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    Jean-Paul Sartre said, "Man is condemned to be free." Learn which ideas of Heidegger that Sartre used in his existentialism: anguish, abandonment, and despair.

    Jean-Paul Sartre said, "Man is condemned to be free." Learn which ideas of Heidegger that Sartre used in his existentialism: anguish, abandonment, and despair.

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    3. Conditions of Choice
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    In Existentialism is a Humanism, Jean-Paul Sartre says man is nothing but what he makes himself. Hear the existentialist views on choice and ethical dilemmas.

    In Existentialism is a Humanism, Jean-Paul Sartre says man is nothing but what he makes himself. Hear the existentialist views on choice and ethical dilemmas.

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6 Comments
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Patra J
The chalkboard says the opposite of the answer for the 2nd question
Gregory Sadler
No - you're mixing up what's on the left side (which has to do with Sartre's existentialist perspective) with what's on the right side.
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Glenn G
Easy to understand, clear and concise basic description of Sarte's view of Existentialism
Gregory Sadler
Glad you found the lesson (and perhaps the course) on Sartre useful!
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Clare Mann
Very nicely presented - complex principles made accessible to the non-philosopher as well as the existentially trained. Thank you
Gregory Sadler
You're very welcome! Glad you found the lesson clear and useful! I'll have some more Sartre materials coming out later this summer
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