Existentialism 11-9

Existentialism 11-9 - Existentialism 11/9/11 Sartres Free...

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Existentialism 11/9/11 Sartre’s Free Will - Terminology o Free will (in French)= le libre arbitre o Uses la liberte, freedom To minimalize the idea of will Its not something we do, but something we are o Les motifs= reasons (or motives). Translated o Les mobiles= motivators (or motives) (e.g. feelings of pity, charity, or shame) - Has e ontological, from being for itself= consciousness,ychological - nothingness= freedome - Psychological - Psychoanalytic o Had an element in it Relationship with Beauvouir - Didn’t really keep secrets - Can see influences in between iiclaimed she was not philosopher Strong Emotions - Example with the bear o We choose to faint - Need to transform the world via magic o Make the bear disappear o Don’t have that power, so make whole world disappear b fainting - Act on world by means of magic - Real transformation of one’s body Was that accepted to faint o Bad faith= self deception - Real transformation of body and magical transformation of world Revelatory (existential) Emotions
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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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