Existentialism 10-12

Existentialism 10-12 - Existentialism 10/12/2011 Thelma and...

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Existentialism 10/12/2011 Thelma and Louise - Lots of criticism upon release because of poor portrayal of men - Ending also seen as anti-feminist because of suicide - Intentional fallacy o Theory where what the writer intended the work to mean is not necessarily what is drawn from it - Readers response Theory o What a work means is what the readers mean it to mean o No definitive, but not all good - Nietzschean reading possible Methodology for Existentialism - Husserl- Logical Investigations (1901) - He creates phenomenology o The science of phenomena o But what is the methodology of it? Descriptive science That which appears Insofar as it appears And only insofar as it appears Modeled as empirical, but not because not confined to sense experience Had it applied to time consciousness, imagination Can get at world through careful introspection Need to bracket off being and existence (epoche), need to not matter what really is, but instead the appearance Intentionality is the idea that our consciousness is consciousness of
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This note was uploaded on 01/21/2012 for the course PHL 245 taught by Professor Dr.richardkamber during the Fall '10 term at TCNJ.

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