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Recognizing Existentialism

A list centered around understanding the concept of existentialism

Existentialism in 8 Minutes: What Life Is Good For? 🤔

A brief and simplified explanation on the concept of existentialism.

If you’ve ever caught yourself questioning existence, our place in the universe, or even asked yourself what the meaning of life is, then you have taken part...


Existentialism visual

Existentialism visual

"Everything has been figured out except how to live" - Jean Paul Sartre

A visual representation of the concept of existentialism; the concept of a beings existence as a free individual determining their own development/ path by their own will.

Existentialism - By Branch / Doctrine - The Basics of Philosophy

Philosophy: Metaphysics > Existentialism


Existential reflection.

Existential reflection.

Existentialism, is its defined as the concept of emphasizing the 'existence of the individual person as a free and responsible agent determining their own development through acts of the will' , in other words its the freedom an individual has to creating their own life's purpose through choice while living with all consequences. Existentialism is then a (philosophical) way of life, that most people, if not all, have come to live by, identifying with existential thinking as it has integrated within life.


Nietzsche take on existentialism

Nietzsche take on existentialism

A scholar and philosopher on existentialism.

Ăśbermensch Explained & How to Use It - Philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche (The Overman)

One of the most fascinating ideas in philosophy is the Übermensch. Translated as the “overman” or “superman,” it’s a concept created by the philosopher Fredrick Nietzsche


The purpose of superman.

The purpose of superman.
KIERKEGAARD: The Knight of Faith - Eternalised

The knight of faith is one of Kierkegaard’s most important concepts, which he discusses in Fear and Trembling in the “Preamble from the Heart”, written under the pseudonym Johannes de silentio.


A knight of faith

A knight of faith

One becomes a knight of faith after being a knight of resignation.
"a knight of faith keeps their hope and belief that they'll get their sacrifice back in this life while a knight of infinite resignation simply resigns themselves to the idea that they've irrevocably lost what they love"


Martain Heidegger

Martain Heidegger

One of the most influential philosophers in existentialism.

An Introduction to Heidegger: Being and Time

In this video, I look at the basic concepts in Part One or (Division One) of Martin Heidegger's Being and Time.Support me on Patreon and pledge as little as ...

Heidegger’s Existential Philosophy: Key Concepts - PHILO-notes

In these notes, I will briefly sketch the key concepts of Martin Heidegger’s existential philosophy. However, it must be noted that Heidegger is a huge philosopher and difficult to understand. Thus, I will only present the key concepts of his existential philosophy. To begin with, it is important to note that Heidegger offers a new


Black existentialism.

Black existentialism.

Existentialism but within the black community.

What is Black Existentialism?

There's a lot of black existentialist literature to dig into, but here's a brief overview of some major concepts. What I like about this philosophical school...


Black existentialism

Black existentialism

Black existentialism is essentially the theory of existentialism but with a critical focus on the black community. It brings 'attention to the existential crisis of Blackness' by an exploration of black life, the struggles and the victories. Black existentialism is a movement that has forged a way for people of colour not only to understand their lives and experiences under the historical and social constrains but also to resist and persevere.