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Existentialism stresses subjectivity, individual existence, uniqueness of individual experience and the freedom of choice of individuals.

  • Rejects objectivity and ways of thinking which emphasis one-truth views.
  • Notions of the truth, right and wrong are formed through individual experiences and action which follows the conviction of the individual.

Existentialism is closely related to phenomenology.

Links to more information:

Existentialism. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

Jones, Roger. Existentialism.

Crowell, Steven, 2010. Existentialism. Zalda, Edward N. (ed.). The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Spring 2010Edition).

General Observations about Existentialism. Adventures in Philosophy. Center for Applied Philosophy: The Radical Academy.

Sartre, Jean-Paul, 1946. Existentialism Is a Humanism. Marxists Internet Archive.