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HCJ FOUR: Sartre, Kierkegaard, Husserl & Heidegger

Sartre, Kierkegaard, Husserl and Heidegger: Existentialism Phenomenology and Existentialism: Sartre: “Existence precedes essence” – Jean Paul Sartre, Being and Nothingness. Existentialism is the philosophy of human existence that relates to one’s pursuit of the meaning of life. Although existentialism is generally considered … Continue reading

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HCJ THREE: WR Hearst, the Modernist Movement & Carey and the Masses

WR Hearst and the Modernist movement William Randolph Hearst had a powerful influence in many aspects of the modernist movement which extended to politics, publishing, art, Hollywood and architectural endeavours. Born in San Francisco, California in 1863, he was the … Continue reading

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History and Context: Rousseau and The French Revolution

Rousseau Jean-Jacques Rousseau was an 18th century ‘philosophe’ born in Geneva into a very poor family. He was regarded as the father of the Romantic Movement and is believed to have influenced the French Revolution due to his appeal to … Continue reading

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