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Unformatted text preview: Existentialism 10/19/11 Midterm Test- Short answer 3-4 sentences- Major concepts from reading- Examples: o Teleological suspension of the ethical- kirkegaard and killing sons Abraham, as opposed to agamenmnon and conflict of duty o Master slave morality- Know who said it, know ideas Heidegger - Being and Time- 1927- published in Husserl’s Yearbook for Phenomenology and Phenomenological Research- Kant and the Problem of Metaphysics- What is Metaphysics- On the Essence of Truth o Palemos- kampf struggle to hold on - Historiality o Says you cant remove yourself from what you are striving for- Was tied to German language, In how it was primordial than other languages- Wanted to be famous > rich- Was a Nazi o Was a fan of the idea of soil, sometimes lived in a small wooden hut o Or just attracted to idealolgies of the 3 rd reich Frege and Quine- Frege- Existence is relation between a concept and object o With a concept, if there’s at least one thing that exists that fulfills a concept- Willard Quine- “To be is to be the value of a variable” o If Ax > Bx, any X that fits Ax is....
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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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