We've done a lot of exploration of the psychology of self, starting with hegel (episodes 35 and 36), whose analysis is carried through kierkegaard (29), sartre (47), levinas (146), buber (71), and several others, including the psychologists (james, lacan, freud) listed above. One's self-concept (also called self-construction , self-identity , self-perspective or self-structure ) is a collection of beliefs about oneself that includes elements such as academic performance , gender identity , sexual identity , and racial identity. An analysis of the notions of gender and sexuality, with readings from plato, rousseau, schopenhauer, nietzsche, sartre, levinas, scruton, bloom questions include: are gender and sexuality natural, or are they social constructions. An introduction to the main currents of late 19th- and 20th-century anglo-american philosophy, including such movements as logical positivism and linguistic analysis, and recent issues such as the analytic-synthetic distinction, ontological relativity, and theories of meaning.
Search classes phil 1 introduction to philosophy prerequisite: ge foundation a2 introduction to the basic issues, disputes, and methods of traditional and contemporary philosophy, including theory of knowledge, ethics, metaphysics, religion, and social theory. In fact, while existentialism is generally considered to have originated with kierkegaard, the first prominent existentialist philosopher to adopt the term as a self-description was jean-paul sartre sartre posits the idea that what all existentialists have in common is the fundamental doctrine that existence precedes essence , as scholar. The positions taken by plato, aristotle, and sartre on the meaning of ownership were provided in the prompt to jump start students' thinking about the abstract concepts they needed to juggle in formulating their arguments: ownership and sense of self.
They translated their philosophies though both the portrayal of their protagonist and their own self exploration in moby dick, melville writes about ahab's physical and metaphysical struggle over the great white whale, moby dick, symbolic of man's struggle against the overwhelming forces of nature. Self-described analytic philosophy flourishes in france, including such as jules vuillemin, vincent descombes, gilles gaston granger, françois recanati continental philosophy is defined in terms of a family of philosophical traditions. Friedrich nietzsche (1844—1900) nietzsche was a german philosopher, essayist, and cultural critic his writings on truth, morality, language, aesthetics, cultural theory, history, nihilism, power, consciousness, and the meaning of existence have exerted an enormous influence on western philosophy and intellectual history.
Jean paul sartre, a man who wasn't someone you would want to stare at for a long time yet had a very special thought process sartre was born on june 21, 1905, in paris jean-baptist sartre, a french naval officer, being his dad who he lost shortly after jean being born. Organized around such themes as harmony with one's self and with the world, religious ways of life, the use of reason, self-exploration, self-realization, and social involvement, the selections in this anthology, edited and introduced by charles guignon, explore traditional and recent philosophical thought on the topic of human flourishing. Humanity, however, freeing itself through a process of self-exploration and self-creation, came up against these enigmatic powers within itself humanity encountered within itself something radically non-human. 133 american philosophy cz a study of pragmatism, a distinctively american school of philosophy, focused on the writings of william james additional readings from thoreau, emerson, charles sanders peirce, and john dewey instructor: flanagan one course.
There is philosophy, which is about conceptual analysis — about the meaning of what we say — and there is all of this all of life [ near death, explained ] not long before his nde, ayer had an improbable run-in with prizefighter mike tyson. Jean-jacques rousseau gumbrecht win frengen 256e self-deception in literature and philosophy: putting philosophy at the risk of narrative an exploration of. Selected readings and lectures on the philosophy of kierkegaard, nietszche, camus and sartre -- and discussion of works for the stage by sartre, ionesco, genet, beckett, albee, pinter, athol fugard (with nkani & nshone), heiner müller and the late plays of caryl churchill. Philosophy, defined as the pursuit of wisdom, encompasses the exploration of the nature of reality, consciousness, values, knowledge, reason, argument and evidence students study not only the primary texts of the western philosophical tradition, but also major texts of indian and chinese thought.
A historical survey of philosophy in the nineteenth century from hegel to nietzsche, including utilitarianism, positivism, and philosophies of evolution pul=4 phil-p 322 philosophy of human nature (3 cr) theories of human nature and their philosophical implications. This is a fascinating, revisionist study that integrates the perspectives of intellectual history, moral philosophy, political theory, cultural theory, international relations theory and political economy, and will appeal across the humanities and social sciences. For strong, rousseau resonates with kant, hegel, and marx, but he is more modern like emerson, nietzsche, eittegenstein, and heidegger rousseau's democratic individual is an ordinary self, paradoxically multiple and not singular. Traversing philosophical boundaries is the most comprehensive multicultural anthology for introductory philosophy on the market today addressing six primary philosophical concerns--the self, reality, epistemology, ethics, politics, and religion--this book contains not only many readings from the western canon, but also essential readings from many cultural perspectives not typically included.
Marx was influenced by the left hegelians and especially the left hegelian ludwig feuerbach, who reversed hegel's proposition that man is god self-alienated with the idea that god is man self-alienated man puts his own goodness into an imaginary god and fails to exercise his goodness in this world. 106-3 philosophy of self-cultivation an introduction to the history of the relation between mind and body it focuses on how the relation of mind and body can help bring about well being or the good life. Home cultural materialism key theories of jürgen habermas key theories of jürgen habermas by nasrullah mambrol on march 5, 2018 • ( 0) jurgen habermas (b 1929) is the most renowned member of the second generation of the frankfurt school of social research.