Existentialism 11-2

Existentialism 11-2 - Existentialism Le temp Modernes journal named after Charlie chapiln film Free Will Back to nietzsche no free will only strong

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Existentialism 11/2/11 Le temp Modernes- journal named after Charlie chapiln film’ Free Will - Back to nietzsche, no free will, only strong and weak - Heidegger talks about importance of choice and realizing your possibilities (no direct address) - Fatalism o Going to end up somewhere, big events are inevitable o Rumi- muslim goes to king Solomon, says azrael visited him. Solomon summons wind to carry the man to india. Solomon talks to azrael later, and finds out azrael gave him a look of amazement because god told him he was going to take his soul in india that day. - Determinism o Everything is determined Events cause events Soft determinists believe in free will o Causal determinism, everything that happened must be the product of other determinants o Psychological determinism What you desire to have happen is what will happen but dependent on stuff o Same causal condition->specific result - Libertarian Free Will o Is INCOMPATIBLE with determinism o Not doing what we merely want to do, but rather that when we do something we
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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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Existentialism 11-2 - Existentialism Le temp Modernes journal named after Charlie chapiln film Free Will Back to nietzsche no free will only strong

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