Erich Fromm – The Sane Society (Answers)

Erich Fromms “The Sane Society” offers some suggestions that will better man’s chances of living a fruitful life in companionship with the world

Erich Fromm – The Sane Society (Questions)

Erich Fromms “The Sane Society” from 1954 investigates how modern society works against giving man the best chances of authentic living in accordance with his nature

Hartmut Rosa – Alienation and Acceleration

“It is impossible to keep up!” At work our inbox is drowning, home is no better and our sparetime is spent keeping up our body and SoMe – even our holidays are packed with plans. How did we end up in this hamster wheel – and how do we get off!?

Friedrich Nietzsche – Or how to Philosophize with a Hammer

He who knows his why, can bear with almost any how. Introduction to the 19th century thinker Friedrich Nietzsche and his concepts of the eternal recurrence, the übermensch, the death of God and more

Martin Buber / I-You vs. I-It

A great relationship breaches the barriers of a lofty solitude, subdues its strict law, and throws a bridge from self-being to self-being across the abyss of dread of the universe. Article on Martin Buber’s strong appeal to human relations

The Role of Death In Life – Terror Management

According to Terror Management Theory the awareness and terror of death is the determining factor behind all human thoughts, feelings, and actions. How can this be so?

Franz Kafka – An Introduction

In his dreamlike novels and short stories the Czech writer Franz Kafka (1883-1924) captured the alienation that accompanies the modern while also addressing the existential questions of life

Albert Camus – The Absurd and Suicide

There is but one truly serious philosophical problem: Suicide. Judging whether life is or is not worth living amounts to answering the fundamental question of philosophy. Introduction to Albert Camus’ “The Myth of Sisyphus”

Viktor Frankl – Suffering & Meaning

How did an existential psychotherapist survive the horrors of the Holocaust? In “Man’s Search for Meaning” Viktor Frankl emphasizes the importance of meaning and shows how one may find meaning even in suffering

Søren Kierkegaard – The Father of Existentialism

How do you become who you are? How to turn your darkest hour into your motivation for positive change? Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard has some surprising and inspiring answers