Existentialism is a Christianism
Notes on Sartre’s Existentialism is a Humanism
I began reading Sartre’s lecture, “Existentialism as a Humanism,” in an effort to gain a firmer grasp on what the axioms might be for a non-theistic existentialist ethic. My theory is that existentialism cannot escape God. That is, even the atheist existentialism defines himself in relation to God and/or God’s absence.
I believed that the non-theistic existentialist ethic might revolve, to some degree, around authenticity. While Sartre doesn’t use this word too much — at…