Selves and Personal Existence in the Existentialist Tradition

Journal of the History of Philosophy 37 (1):135-156 (1999)
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It is argued that while existentialists typically reject the notion of a "self-thing," they proceed to formulate process views of personal existence. The views of Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Jaspers, Heidegger, Ortega y Gasset, Sartre, Marcel, and Merleau-Ponty are briefly reviewed. In the course of discussion, the relation of the phenomenological existentialists to the others is also considered. (It is argued that the latter group is no less philosophical or existential than the others.) I also touch on the relation of existentialism to postmodernism.
Keywords Kierkegaard, Søren  Nietzsche, Friedrich  Jaspers, Karl  Heidegger, Martin  Ortega y Gasset, José  Sartre, Jean-Paul  Marcel, Gabriel  Phenomenologial Existentialists
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DOI 10.1353/hph.2008.0891
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