Tag Archives: Nietzsche

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: (Economics) Smith to Keynes

History of Economic Theory 18th century: Adam Smith and free trade: “Civil government, so far as it is instituted for the security of property, is in reality instituted for the defense of the rich against the poor, or of those … Continue reading

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HCJ THREE: Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Nietzsche (1844-1900) is regarded as the successor of Schopenhauer (https://brackenstockley.wordpress.com/2013/03/23/hcj-hegel-and-schopenhauer/). Like Schopenhauer, Nietzsche’s view of women was very poor. In his “pseudo-prophetical” book, Thus Spake Zarathustra (1883-1885), he says that women are not, as yet, capable of friendship; they are … 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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HCJ TWO: Marx

Karl Marx (1818-1883) is generally considered as the man who claimed to have made Socialism scientific. HISTORICAL CONTEXT OF THE PERIOD (‘Age of Revolutions’) Marx wrote at a time of political and economic change. The Revolutions of 1848 (also known … Continue reading

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