What does it mean to exist? What is the essence of the human condition and human existence? Does anyone know the definite true answer to these tough questions? Whether we believe we do or not, we all have lots of opinions and experiences to bring to the table.
Saylor Academy’s new study guide for PHIL304: Existentialism will help you boil down the major thoughts and ideas of eight major existentialist philosophers, so you can understand their take on these fundamental philosophical questions, as we compare and contrast their primary work with one another.
Join us as we explore the main ideas of Blaise Pascal, Søren Kierkegaard, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Friedrich Nietzsche, Martin Heidegger, Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, and Albert Camus.
Mia Wood, Ph.D., professor of philosophy at Pierce College in Woodland Hills, California has created this new study guide to help you: consider the philosophical foundation to these perplexing questions, pass the Saylor Academy final exam, and be on your way to a successful career!
PHIL304: Existentialism at Saylor Academy includes the following eight units:
Unit 1: Blaise Pascal
Unit 2: Søren Kierkegaard
Unit 3: Fyodor Dostoevsky
Unit 4: Friedrich Nietzsche
Unit 5: Martin Heidegger
Unit 6: Jean-Paul Sartre
Unit 7: Simone de Beauvoir
Unit 8: Albert Camus
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