Auden, existentialism pdf

3 angst the problem of freedom choices see 2 4

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Unformatted text preview: a type of moment or decision (i.e. existential dilemma, crisis, etc.) 1. Existence precedes essence 2. Other than #1, there are no absolute principles. Human nature is only fixed because we have agreed to recognize certain attributes, but this can be changed. 3. Angst – the problem of freedom, choices (see #2) 4. inaction, hopelessness, Hamlet (see #3)) 5. hyper- subjectivity, immediate awaren...
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