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"Why is my ache perpetual, and my wound incurable, which refuseth to be healed?" -Jeremiah "Existentialism" this day refers to faddism, decadentism, morbidity, the "philosophy of the graveyard"; to phrases like worry, dread, anxiousness, discomfort, ache, aloneness, loss of life; to novelists similar to Jean-Paul Sartre, Dostoievski, Camus, Kafka; to philosophers like Kierkegaard, Heidegger, Marcel, Jaspers, and Sartre-and since it refers to, and is anxious with, all of those principles and people, existentialism has misplaced any clearer that means it might have initially possessed. since it has such a lot of definitions, it may well not be outlined. As Sartre writes: "Most those that use the observe existentialism will be em­ barrased in the event that they needed to clarify it, considering the fact that, now that the be aware is the entire rage, even the paintings of a musician or painter is being referred to as existentialist. A gossip columnist . . . indicators himself The Exis­ tentialist, in order that by way of this time the note has been so stretched and has taken on so large a that means, that it not ability something in any respect. " 2 This country of definitional confusion isn't an unintentional or negligible topic. An test might be made during this creation to account for the confustion and to teach why any definition of existentialism in­ volves us in a tangle. First, besides the fact that, it can be crucial to nation in a tenta­ tive and extremely common demeanour what issues of view are right here meant while reference is made to existentialism.

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