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dc.contributor.advisor Stelzer, Steffen Hammad, Sarah 2018-02-07T11:17:05Z 2018-02-07T22:00:14Z Fall 2017 en_US 2018-02-07
dc.description.abstract This thesis aims to juxtapose Freud's and Schopenhauer's doctrines, in the hopes of reaching a richer understanding of both thinkers. Both Freud and Schopenhauer believed that the way we viewed the world and ourselves was lacking, to a certain extent even distorted, and that such lack was due to our constitutional focus on ourselves, a focus developed from the absolute need for self-preservation. They both also called for a truer less distorted form of knowledge, a knowledge that could reach the essence of ourselves and therefore of the world. This thesis attempts to bring those two daring minds closer together in order for such a mutual augmentation to occur. The focal point of contact between the two will be the experience of art. en_US
dc.format.extent 75 p. en_US
dc.format.medium theses en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.rights Author retains all rights with regard to copyright. en
dc.subject Aesthetics en_US
dc.subject Freud en_US
dc.subject Schopenhauer en_US
dc.subject The Unconscious en_US
dc.subject Art en_US
dc.subject The Will en_US
dc.subject Psychoanalysis en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Thesis (M.A.)--American University in Cairo en_US
dc.title The experience of art: Between Arthur Schopenhauer and Sigmund Freud en_US
dc.type Text en_US
dc.subject.discipline Philosophy en_US
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dc.contributor.department American University in Cairo. Dept. of Philosophy en_US
dc.description.irb American University in Cairo Institutional Review Board approval has been obtained for this item. en_US
dc.contributor.committeeMember Fincham, Richard
dc.contributor.committeeMember Switzer, Robert

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