existentialist music?

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Re: existentialist music?

Postby gitgeezer » Sun Feb 26, 2017 3:34 pm

Kierkegaard's standing as an existentialist has deviated from "father of existentialism" to "not an existentialist at all." Explaining why many don't regard him as a true existentialist would violate this forum's prohibition on religious discussions, so I'll just suggest that anyone interested in this point of view read chapter 10 of Walter Kaufmann's great study, "From Shakespeare to Existentialism."

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Re: existentialist music?

Postby PeteJ » Mon Feb 27, 2017 11:53 am

Yes, the trouble with a religion ban in that philosophy becomes off-limits as well. Perhaps it's good thing.

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Re: existentialist music?

Postby RobMacKillop » Mon Feb 27, 2017 1:19 pm

"I don't think, therefore I ban" seems to be a modern credo.

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Re: existentialist music?

Postby bear » Mon Feb 27, 2017 1:59 pm

RobMacKillop wrote:"I don't think, therefore I ban" seems to be a modern credo.


I don't know about modern, it would appear that historically humans tend to be inhumane.
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Re: existentialist music?

Postby RobMacKillop » Mon Feb 27, 2017 2:08 pm

True. I suppose I meant that it is in vogue again, but it never really went away.

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Re: existentialist music?

Postby bear » Mon Feb 27, 2017 2:13 pm

RobMacKillop wrote:True. I suppose I meant that it is in vogue again, but it never really went away.


Lately it seems to be hitting us in the face every time we peek out to see if the coast is clear.
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Re: existentialist music?

Postby malc laney » Mon Feb 27, 2017 3:02 pm

These are deep waters Watson , i'll just give us a rendition of "je ne regrette rien" as a fugue ....

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Re: existentialist music?

Postby gitgeezer » Mon Feb 27, 2017 3:56 pm

Careful! We don't want to stray into violating the ban on political discussions.

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Re: existentialist music?

Postby Jstanley01 » Thu Mar 02, 2017 5:47 am

"I think, therefore I drink." Whiskey. Straight up......
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Re: existentialist music?

Postby RobMacKillop » Thu Mar 02, 2017 7:10 am

You mean, "I drink, therefore I am"...

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Re: existentialist music?

Postby gitgeezer » Thu Mar 02, 2017 11:28 am

Or, "I drink, therefore I don't think."

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Re: existentialist music?

Postby PeteJ » Thu Mar 02, 2017 1:32 pm

"Sometimes I think, sometime I am. "

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Re: existentialist music?

Postby gitgeezer » Thu Mar 02, 2017 4:25 pm

"Something thinks, therefore something is." Is it me who's thinking? I think so.

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Re: existentialist music?

Postby PeteJ » Fri Mar 03, 2017 1:30 pm

Nothing thinks up Something. It's how it works.

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Re: existentialist music?

Postby malc laney » Fri Mar 03, 2017 1:54 pm

we seem to have entered a clever cul-de -sac , but maybe that was obvious.


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