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What is Existentialism?

Answer (number 1.) A philosophy that emphasizes the uniqueness and isolation of the individual experience in a hostile or indifferent universe. This philosophy regards huma (MORE)

What is an existential breakdown?

An existential breakdown can be compared to a nervous breakdown.  However, what separates the two is the concious conclusion derived  from individual experience. During a ne (MORE)

What are the characteristics of existentialism?

An excellent discussion of existentialist philosophy, written for the general public, is in William Barrett's, Irrational M an (1958). In the U.S.A., the book is widely av (MORE)

Where can you find existentialism?

  The following to philosophers are a good starting ground for existentialism: Friedrich Nietzsche and Jean-Paul Sartre. Nietzsche's the genealogy of morals is a good plac (MORE)

What is the opposite of existentialism?

The opposite could be any other philosophies that attribute meaning to existence. Nihilism might be considered the opposite to existentialism, because existentialism is concer (MORE)

What is existentialism about?

Existentialism is the term applied to the collective field of philosophy of a number of 19th and 20th century philosophers. In short, it seeks to deal with one's own existenc (MORE)

What is good about existentialism?

Existentialism helps you to face life as it is, while actively living in a manner that makes a contribution to that reality. Existentialism challenges each person to be aware (MORE)