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Theory of Existentialism . By sie rossiter. Practitioners. Main Influences . World War one -1915. Main influences. Martin Heidegger Karl Jaspers Edmund Husserl . Jean Paul Sartre. What makes WW1 So Important?. “Being and Time”-Heidegger’s book

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Practitioners
Practitioners

Main Influences

World War one-1915


Main influences
Main influences

  • Martin Heidegger

  • Karl Jaspers

  • Edmund Husserl

  • Jean Paul Sartre


What makes ww1 so important
What makes WW1 So Important?

  • “Being and Time”-Heidegger’s book

  • Public Prominence of two French writers

  • German occupying forces

  • “a fame that reached across all audiences”

  • “the first media craze of the postwar era”


His work famous quotes
His work/famous quotes

  • Sartre: “When the rich rage was, it’s the poor who die”

  • Sartre: “Only the guy who isn’t rowing has time to rock the boat”

  • Heidegger: “The most thought provoking thing in our thought provoking time is that we are still not thinking”


Time period theatre style
Time period/theatre style

  • Expressing the belief that human existence has no meaning/purpose

  • All communication breaking down

  • Logical communication & constructing gives way to irrational & illogical speech

  • =ultimate silence

  • Absurd: a mans reaction to a world with no meaning

  • Or a man as a puppet controlled by invisible outside forces


Thank you for listening
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