Tag Archives: Existentialism

HCJ FOUR: (The New Journalism) Tom Wolfe

New Journalism New Journalism was an American literary movement in the 1960s and ’70s that pushed the boundaries of traditional journalism and nonfiction writing. Tom Wolfe was one of the most influential promoters of the New Journalism but gave credit to Gay Talese for establishing the New Journalism … Continue reading

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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 FOUR: Frege to Wittgenstein

Logic and Mathematics Frege: 1876: Begriffschrift (trs: ‘concept script’) This is ‘analytic’ or ‘symbolic’ logic which replaces the syllogistic logic of Aristotle. Aristotle: A = man [b] = mortal X = Socrates All [A]s are [b]  {axiom; apriori} X is [a] Therefore X is … Continue reading

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WINOL: Absolute:ly Magazine Week 7

Monday 4th November: With our Absolute:ly ‘Modernism and Existentialism’ photo-shoot quickly approaching we spent a lot of the morning sending emails to various businesses in our search for 1920s style women’s flapper dresses and headpieces and 1950s style Audrey Hepburn … Continue reading

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