Kierkegaard Chapter 18
Existentialist- a philosopher who considers the nature of human conditions to be a problem and
tries to solve them.
Indirect Communication- Pg.492
Immediacy-Living in the moment, avoiding reflection and self-realization.
Existentialist believed everything in life is a tragedy. You need tragedy to be a better
Kierkegaard says even though life is filled with tragedies we would choose it over death.
Kierkegaard- Individual vs. Crowd
Nietzsche- Emotions vs. Rea
Q. Essence Precedes Existence
A. Knowing that were going to die changed our decisions
Q. Existence Precedes Essence
A. First we exist, and then who we are comes later through living life
Q. Major characteristics of existentialism