Existentialism through the Works of Martin Heidegger and Jean Paul Sartre


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Existentialism through the Works of Martin Heidegger and Jean Paul Sartre
Although existentialism is acknowledged by many scholars as one of the most important philosophical movements of the 19th and 20th centuries, even some of the most astute thinkers in history have difficulty explaining the meaning of existentialism. This is partly due to the fact that existentialist critique spans the entire gamut of atheistic and theistic thinking. And it is also due the sheer complexity and diversity of thought inherent to the work of the great existentialist thinkers. For the purpose of shedding light on the meaning of existentialism, the following discussion examines the philosophy and ideas of two preeminent existentialist thinkers – Martin...
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