Existentialism

The Sin of Despair

“Part Two of The Sickness Unto Death In the last post I discussed the first part of Søren Kierkegaard’s work, The Sickness Unto Death. In it I discussed the the nature of what Kierkegaard describes as despair. It was shown that he believed that despair was the wanting to be other than ones self or …”

 

The Sickness of Despair

Part One of The Sickness Unto Death 

“For many who are of a secular mind, life is an experience that ends with death. It is a fundamental understanding of life that it does not go on forever. Because of this, life and all its eccentricities and its trivialities will…”

 

Sartre and Existentialism

“Jean-Paul Sartre is one of the most, if not the most, familiar names in modern existentialism. Known mostly for his introductory work Existentialism is a Humanism and his principal work On Being and Nothingness; Jean-Paul Sartre’s benefaction to the forum of existential philosophy cannot be…”