Do it yourself: existentialism as punk philosophy

Hanscomb, S. (2010) Do it yourself: existentialism as punk philosophy. Cafe Philosophy,



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Existentialism is a notoriously difficult philosophy to explain. The thesis here is that comparing it with Punk Rock is a useful way in. They share a number of features: nihilistic, extreme, passionate, liberating, inclusive, amateur and violent, and each of these serves as a heading under which similarities are explored.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Hanscomb, Dr Stuart
Authors: Hanscomb, S.
Subjects:B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BH Aesthetics
M Music and Books on Music > M Music
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Interdisciplinary Studies
Journal Name:Cafe Philosophy
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2010 The Author
Publisher Policy:Reproduced with permission of the author

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