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Re: [existlist] Robert Solomon

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  • ccorey@frontiernet.net
    You would think the Late Bob Solomon to be an existentialist but in fact he was a Hegelian........... -c- ... Christopher Corey Freedom is Existence
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      You would think the Late Bob Solomon to be an existentialist but in
      fact he was a Hegelian...........

      -c-

      Quoting wot53_2000 <wot53_2000@...>:

      > I'm just sorry he died so young. I admit I'm a novice
      > but his overview of Existentialism and Nietzsche on The Teaching
      > Co. courses I thought were well done and understandable.
      >
      > Is there a specific reason you didn't like him C.S.?
      >
      >
      >
      > **********
      > I would generally agree that Solomon was off the mark in most of his
      > writings. I use his texts only as introductions, then spend time
      > explaining why he was wrong. For many years, his were the only
      > "overview" texts I could locate for surveys of existential thought.
      >
      > Never, never, never (and I would repeat again, never) use Solomon as a
      > primary source for anything philosophical. Quote him to to open doors,
      > to enable corrections. Though I do like "What Nietzsche Really Said,"
      > the Kaufmann works are far better on Nietzsche.
      >
      > - C. S. Wyatt
      >
      >



      Christopher Corey
      Freedom is Existence
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