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"Why is my soreness perpetual, and my wound incurable, which refuseth to be healed?" -Jeremiah "Existentialism" at the present time refers to faddism, decadentism, morbidity, the "philosophy of the graveyard"; to phrases like worry, dread, anxiousness, suffering, soreness, aloneness, demise; to novelists resembling Jean-Paul Sartre, Dostoievski, Camus, Kafka; to philosophers like Kierkegaard, Heidegger, Marcel, Jaspers, and Sartre-and since it refers to, and is worried with, all of those principles and folks, existentialism has misplaced any clearer that means it could actually have initially possessed. since it has such a lot of definitions, it could now not be outlined. As Sartre writes: "Most those that use the be aware existentialism will be em­ barrased in the event that they needed to clarify it, when you consider that, now that the notice 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 means of this time the observe has been so stretched and has taken on so extensive a that means, that it now not potential whatever in any respect. " 2 This kingdom of definitional confusion isn't really an unintentional or negligible topic. An test may 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, in spite of the fact that, it's important to nation in a tenta­ tive and intensely basic demeanour what issues of view are the following meant while reference is made to existentialism.

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