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I am by no means a Heideggerian scholar, but from my understanding these terms are very close to each other. Sartre was crucially influenced by Heidegger, despite their differences, and often uses expressions along the lines of "Man is thrown into the world", which is even closer to the translation of Dasein as being-in-the-world. However there is ...


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Simone de Beauvoir, La Force de l’âge, Paris, Gallimard, « Folio », 1999, p.498-499 I argued that from the standpoint of freedom, as Sartre defined it - not stoic resignation but active going beyond the given - the situations are not equivalent: what going beyond is possible for the woman locked in a harem? Even this confinement, there are different ways of ...


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I fail to see what the "modern notion of abscence of free will" is. I am extremely wary of scientists/peudo-philosophers who run arround and claim that free will doesn't "really" exist. Their argument often runs along the lines of : (1) Physical systems are deterministic (2) The brain is a physical system (3) Consciousness is produced by ...


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