Tag Archives: Existentialism

Surrealist art and the resolution of absurd

Simon Wein Petach Tikvah, Israel   Epigram “There must be a clear preoccupation with death—intimations of mortality . . . Tragic art, romantic art, etc., deals with the knowledge of death.” Mark Rothko, 1958, The Pratt Institute, on the function of art   The Problem Fear of death permeates medical practice despite our best efforts […]

The human condition

Patrick D.Guinan Chicago, Illinois, USA This article was previously published in Social Justice Review, Vol. 101, No. 5-6, May-June 2010, pp. 89-90   Introduction The human condition is the “totality of the experiences of being human and living human lives.”1 The exposition of this idea has occupied philosophers from the beginning, but more recently has […]