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Existentialist Philosophy Introduction + Art & Literature Connection

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This is a newly revised MS 2013 PowerPoint presentation to view with your students as you introduce the philosophy (philosophies) known as Existentialism. It can be shared in any Philosophy course, an ELA course with an Existentialist unit (with the example provided at the end of the PPT to begin reading a short piece by Albert Camus, ties in nicely to a focus on his powerful novella The Stranger), or any Art course with a focus on Existentialist art.

I am presenting this 14-slide, highly graphic/colorful, custom animated/slide transitioned PowerPoint to enjoy with students as you introduce the philosophy(ies) of Existentialism, including its impact upon the art world and so forth.

This PPT includes references to Dostoevsky, Kierkegaard, and others -- all the way back to Socrates who absurdly (for some!) chose death over living a lie. While this particular PowerPoint culminates in a brief introduction to Albert Camus and the invitation to begin reading his "The Guest" in anticipation of a class reading and analysis of the myth of Sisyphus and what Camus had to say about this, as well as his novella The Stranger, you may wish to revise this accordingly with your course/unit/Common Core Standards, etc.

Viewing this slide presentation will serve as an effective method of introducing Existentialism to your students, opening the world of contrasting Existentialist thought (eg. Nietzsche vs. Camus), while inviting students to develop various levels of Bloom's Taxonomy (eg. comprehending/understanding; recalling; moving into applying, even evaluating). Students will view various works of art (including Munsch's "The Scream"), considering some of the predominant or core aspects of existentialist tenets.

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Total Pages
14
Answer Key
Does not apply
Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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