Essays Tagged: "Heidegger"

Reality or Illusion, in Nathaniel Hawthorne's short story "Dr. Heidegger's Experiment"

In Nathaniel Hawthorne's short storyDr. Heidegger's Experiment, one of thecentral ideas of the story revolves around the idea of reality ver ... s close to theirlips. I am of course referring to the fifty-five year old rose that was given to Dr.Heidegger on the eve of his wedding by his bride to be. Heidegger places the rose in thewater so the ...

(3 pages) 66 0 3.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Essay on "Dr. Heidegger's Experiment" by Nathaniel Hawthorne, What are some symbols that are used in the story, Dr. Heideggar's Experiment?

In "Dr. Heidegger's Experiment," by Nathaniel Hawthorne, the magic book and dust are symbols that help illus ... heir past away and always work for the future. When the four guests drink the fountain of youth Dr. Heidegger is experimenting whether people have learned anything from their earlier years in life. Ov ... es light allowing the childhood memories to bloom in the mind once again. The book is linked to Dr. Heidegger's mind and when the massive clasps are unlatched, the mind of the Doctor begins to experie ...

(2 pages) 49 0 3.7 Sep/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Use of Allegory in Anti-Transcententalist Literature

vement, such the vengeance in Moby Dick by Herman Melville, the greed in Nathaniel Hawthorne's "Dr. Heidegger's Experiment," and the evil in "The Raven" by Edgar Allen Poe.The first selection that use ... es to convince Ahab that his quest is foolish and dangerous.Another work containing symbols is "Dr. Heidegger's Experiment" by Nathaniel Hawthorne. This selection symbolizes the greed of humans. Dr. H ...

(2 pages) 38 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Stress the way Hiedegger Sees it

n also increase stress even more, if the task is difficult or you come across a road block of sort. Heidegger says stress is a part of life. He says stress is something that interferes with the being- ... stressed. But why do we become stressed over these situations?The stress must stem from somewhere. Heidegger says that stress stems from communication. We were raised and told by our parents and frie ...

(3 pages) 71 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Links Hawthorne's use of the supernatural to "Rappaccini's Daughter", "Dr. Heidegger's Experiment", and "The House of Seven Gables"

supernatural in his work to add excitement, suspense, and fright. In "Rappaccini's Daughter", "Dr. Heidegger's Experiment", and "The House of Seven Gables" one can find many examples of this.In "Rapp ... enough to kill someone, but not the person themself.Hawthorne also uses supernatural elements "Dr. Heidegger's Experiment" Carl and Alex, who have been friends for many years, are moving a box and ac ...

(3 pages) 34 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

What does Nietzsche mean by the Eternal Return? Explore with reference to Thus Spoke Zarathustra.

r a range of views on the subject (see bibliography for detailed references).In 'Nietzsche's Case', Heidegger is cited as claiming; 'Nietzsche's fundamental metaphysical position is captured in his do ...

(13 pages) 101 0 2.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

"Muy Contento" de Ana María Matute: El Tema de Existencialismo

e eran primeros para aceptar las ideas de existencialismo estaban Pascal, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, y Heidegger.Sartre, un filósofo francés, dio el significado a la palabra "existencialismo" cuando ...

(6 pages) 25 0 0.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The craft of kundera

phasis of thought to what could be demonstrated scientifically;they wholly neglected the Lebenswelt,Heidegger's"beautiful and almost magical pharse,"for the concrete experience of living in the world. ...

(3 pages) 19 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Existentialist traits in works of Henrik Ibsen

osophical movement. The label was inspired by the tendency of some of the writers like Kierkegaard, Heidegger , Sartre and Nietzsche to use the term "existence" for a kind of being or life unique, in ...

(6 pages) 35 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Short Essay (2 Page) on Existentialism

exist in the world on their own. There have been many faces to existentialism, such as Kierkegaard, Heidegger, Sartre and Husserl.Kierkegaard, who was born in 1813 and died in 1855, and was not alive ... ced with an issue.Existentialists believe that humans are "thrown" into the existence, according to Heidegger, and that humans have no choice but to come into existence. People are "thrown" into exist ...

(2 pages) 94 0 4.8 May/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Nietzsche

s."' These meanings are located "˜"above"' the being, for the expression of clarity"� (Heidegger: 4 v. IV). "God is dead" is one of Nietzsche's most famous quotations. It disrupts one of ... ct that there is truth is necessary, but that what is true in this truth need not be true"� (Heidegger: 57 v. III). This statement creates doubt on all of the foundations which society holds do ...

(10 pages) 43 0 4.5 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Psychotherapeutic Approaches To The Case Study Of Ellen West

case. For example, the existentialist schools of thought, as espoused in the works of Kierkegaard, Heidegger, and Binswanger""among the first of the movement's seminal leaders""seek to place the disc ...

(13 pages) 51 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Michel Foucault and the Cultiv

gh this type of correspondence one may reveal the state of one's soul or solicit advice, similar to Heidegger's notion of self-disclosure. It also allows the possibility for one to reactualize for him ...

(7 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Michel foucault and the cultiv

gh this type of correspondence one may reveal the state of one's soul or solicit advice, similar to Heidegger's notion of self-disclosure. It also allows the possibility for one to reactualize for him ...

(7 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Gospel Of Jon

beings are, what exactly they did, and how to classify them. Hubert Dreyfus agrees with the Heideggerian claim that things that focus, dedicate, and shine in the light in which they are seen a ... which they are seen are called "gods". This description can also be called a "work of art working". Heidegger claims that what focuses a culture does not need to be a play or a book. It can be the wor ...

(7 pages) 497 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

A De constructive Approach: On Kate Chopin's "Story of an Hour" and Yannis Kitsos' "Penelope's Despair"

subtle or explicit connotations/denotations.Extending the philosophical excursions of Nietzsche and Heidegger, Derrida criticized the entire tradition of Western philosophy's search to discover the es ...

(7 pages) 15 0 5.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Critical Response Of Heidegger's The Age Of World Pictures

mans stand in relationship to technological mechanism in the modern world. I argue, in reference to Heidegger, that the essence of technology is a form of "framing" normalized as a means of control an ... es applied to atomic bombing, photography and biometrics respectively.In The Age of World Pictures, Heidegger reflects upon the essential phenomena of the modern age by dealing with the relations betw ...

(11 pages) 12 0 0.0 Jan/2012

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

power theme in animal farm

ity of TabrizFaculty of Persian Literature & Foreign LanguagesDepartment of EnglishThe Study of Heidegger's "Being" In James Joyce'sA Portrait of The Artist As A Young ManA Thesis proposal submitt ... g and the being of the world, by asking "What is the truth"? Later philosophers such as Derrida and Heidegger analyzed the matter completely. Heidegger's main objective in his book , Being and Time is ...

(16 pages) 0 0 0.0 Aug/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry