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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
Thank you for listening!
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