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43872Re: Relevance of NDEs to Existentialism

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  • bhvwd
    Mar 5, 2008
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      --- In existlist@yahoogroups.com, Exist List Moderator
      <existlist1@...> wrote:
      >
      > On Mar 02, 2008, at 14:13, eupraxis@... wrote:
      >
      > > I haven't looked at CS's lexicon, and I will leave aside any
      remarks
      > > that
      > > interpret Hegel as an otherworldly theorist for now (no, thank
      me
      > > later).
      >
      >
      > Not my lexicon, in general. It is a recovery of The New Dictionary
      of
      > Existentialism, a text from the late 1960s. I have expanded some
      > entries and continue to do so with quotes directly from the
      thinkers
      > profiled so as to avoid any notion that the definitions are mine
      or
      > any other "expert's" because it is always best to let the author
      > define his or her own terms.
      >
      > I also note that the same terms were often used in different ways,
      to
      > different ends, by the authors.
      >
      > Also... I never read anywhere that someone suggested Sartre
      renounced
      > atheism. That was a curious mention on the list that I skimmed. Wil
      is
      > definitely correct on this matter, based on the contacts I have
      had
      > with historians and biographers. I cannot imagine Sartre as
      anything
      > other than an atheist... just as I can't imagine him ever humble.
      I
      > would cite "Adieux" as my primary source for Sartre's finals days.
      >
      > - C. S. Wyatt
      > I am what I am at this moment, not what I was and certainly not
      all
      > that I shall be.
      > http://www.tameri.com - Tameri Guide for Writers
      > http://www.tameri.com/csw/exist - The Existential Primer
      >I would go througe the ancient broyhers of the north. In a cold
      year they appear and youn have seen what you as yet do not recognise.
      Will they keep you ? This place has its merits if you can fite ice,
      Bill
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