existentialist philosopher

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a philosopher who emphasizes freedom of choice and personal responsibility but who regards human existence in a hostile universe as unexplainable

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The despair has been articulated by existentialist philosophers like Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Camus and Kafka.
According to existentialist philosopher Simone de Beauvoir, "Today, however, we are having a hard time living because we are so bent on outwitting death.
I BELIEVE it was the French existentialist philosopher Jean Paul Sartre who once wrote that 'Hell is other people'.
A balanced and penetrating "reconsideration" of the Russian thinker's achievement that no student of Berdyaev can ignore, Banerjee's essay places and assesses Berdyaev's overall contribution and significance as an existentialist philosopher and an original interpreter of Russian philosophical and religious thought.
It remains the definitive biography of France's leading existentialist philosopher and writer.
The post-World War II existentialist philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre insists that the world is not big enough for both God and man, and so rules out God as one who would infringe on our freedom.
In a small volume, The Question of German Guilt written in the wake of the Nuremburg Trials, the existentialist philosopher Karl Jaspers wrote: "The destruction of any decent, truthful German polity must have its roots also in modes of conduct of the majority of the German population.
MARCEL is usually characterized as an existentialist philosopher (sometimes as a theistic or a Christian existentialist).
DM did not disappoint this week, slotting in a reference to French existentialist philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre whilst reading a restaurant menu.
Soren Aabye Kierkegaard - Proto existentialist philosopher of the 19th century.
25) The emphasis on the oddity of a philosopher and prodigious writer working in a public cafe became one of the distinguishing marks of the existentialist philosopher.
Located on the far-left fringe of the Zionist world, Ihud enjoyed the support of a remarkable number of distinguished Jewish cultural and intellectual figures, including not only Magnes but also the great religious existentialist philosopher Martin Buber; Henrietta Szold, the founder of Hadassah; and Albert Einstein.
The purpose of literature, said the existentialist philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre, is to declare something: A writer must have something to say.
This work collects political essays written over the course of 30 years by French existentialist philosopher Simone de Beauvoir (1908-1986).
Paul's Cathedral in London which had been destroyed in the Great Fire; 1843: The Royal College of Surgeons was founded; 1868: The first performance of Wagner's Die Meistersinger took place in Munich; 1876: The first gorilla arrived in Britain; 1905: French existentialist philosopher and writer Jean-Paul Sartre was born; 1937: Wimbledon was televised for the first time; 1948: The first successfully produced microgroove (long playing) records were unveiled by Colombia Records; 1978: The Rice/Webber musical Evita opened at the Prince Edward Theatre, London.