The Ethics of Ambiguity
Oh also I forgot one more rule: overthrow the bourgeoisie and create worldwide communism.
Sartre Writes Nausea
Telling people "write what you know" is how we ended up with 100 books about somewhat depressed, aimless 30 year old men who are struggling to write a novel.
Freedom and Battleship
"Of course I think I'm the only one who should be able to be a hypocrite, what's inauthentic about that?"
Simone Weil vs the Existentialists
Maybe we are authentic in our own way, alright? Maybe it is authentic to sacrifice nothing for your beliefs, okay?
Stupid Meaning of Life
Hey! Kids! Stop doing the meaning of life wrong.
Marx: "you can take our lives, but you can never take our surplus labor value!"
What is Existentialism?
Also there is no point to anything and then you die. But you are super free in the meantime, so...
Sartre Advises a Student
In Which Jean-Paul Sartre Attempts to Return Some Socks
"Can I speak with your manager?" "Okay, but the managers are only allowed to pretend to override corporate policy, when they are really just applying more specific corporate policy."
Punk Rock Philosophy
Exisentialism is the most punk rock philosophy, but Diogenes is the most punk rock philosopher.
Sartre and the Chestnut Tree
"Oh my god, de Beauvoir! I've just realized what I should do with my life! I should write novels!" "Sartre...you've already written like five novels..." "Oh yeah..."
"Hey Sartre, have I ever explained to you my ideas about the phenomenology of punching people?"
Existentialism at the Beach
Also...I thought the sign was strictly prohibiting NOT doing those things.
Okay, I promise this is the last time I'll do a "radical freedom" joke. Although when you think about it no promise that I make today can actually determine my future actions, on account of...well, you know.
The True Meaning of Life
"A tenure track position is the ultimate goal of human existence!"
It's Always Sunny in Paris 2
de Beauvoir: "Wait, weren't we supposed to be defeating the Nazis?" Camus: "Oh yeah, that's right. Oh well, I'm sure it will work itself out."
It's Always Sunny in Paris
Camus: "Wait, so if the meaning of life is arbitrary, maybe it can just be seducing as many girls as possible?" Sartre: "It isn't that arbitrary."
Door to Door Existentialism
Eh, I'll get around to finding some kind of meaning or purpose to my life after a few more episodes.
Of course, it was really a meta commentary on how art can never fully communicate the inward feelings of the artist.
"Hey Sartre. Sartre. Why did the chicken have a self-nihilating nothingness that haunted the core of its being? To get to the other side!"
If you've noticed any characters appearing and disappearing, it isn't because the artist is lazy, it is because an evil demon is deceiving you.
Sexy Vampires and Existential Philosophy
Yeah I mean, life is meaningless and all, but it turns out being a sexy vampire is kind of alright.
Philosopher under the bed
"Justified true belief isn't enough to account for knowledge, woooooo!"
Heidegger used to host the show, but he was fired after some...off color remarks.
Although Sartre was obviously in bad faith when he said that Nietzsche has a terrible mustache, because come on.
"I don't know, it sort of seems like someone playacting at having radical freedom..."
Sartre: a Show About Nothingness 2
I'll bet you 500 dollars that you won't seduce a married woman just because you find it interesting.
Philosophy News Network: the Presidential Debates
Make sure to join us at eleven. Do your teenagers have a subjective, internal experience? The answer may be unknowable.
"But you made Care Bears creepy and weird" No. Wrong. The Care Bears were always creepy and weird
Sartre: A Show About Nothingness
"Albert, this report you turned in. It's crap." "Or maybe it's just so brilliant you just don't understand it." "No, it's definitely crap" "Damn you Simone!"
Eventually they figured out that Kafka was actually fired years ago, but due to a glitch in the payroll system he kept getting paid. So they fixed the glitch.
Sartre stopped inviting Kierkegaard, because Kierkegaard kept giving him crosses and trying to get him to talk about the stages of despair.
Twelve Angry Philosophers
What? You didn't expect twelve philosophers to agree on something did you?
The Philosophy Superbowl
In many ways Wittgenstein is similar to Tom Brady, whose first Superbowl was also based on a mistake: the Tuck Rule. Also, they are both devastatingly handsome.
Candyland and the Nature of the Absurd
Sartre and Camus told everyone that their falling out was over politics, but really it was mostly over Sartre evoking "radical freedom" one too many times at game night
Fastest Gun in the Continent
I'm pretty sure if my computer had free will, it would use it 99% of the time to be a judgemental dick to me.
Philosophy Tech Support
Hello, customer complaints, this is Leibniz. Oh yeah? Well, this is the best of all possible customer support centers, so that can't be true
"Also, your haircut makes you look like a douche" "Actually, that's kind of what I was going for" "Oh, well in that case you are good"
Camus called back later, putting on a deep voice and bad German accent, pretending to be Heidegger, but Sartre had installed caller ID.
World Cup Philosophy: Germany vs France
For best results, the commentator should be read in the voice of Michael Palin
Dungeons & Dragons & Philosophers
About half the time spent on this comic was spent on figuring out how exactly Simone de Beauvoir's hair works, and it still ended up looking terrible. I make no apologies for Derrida's hair, however, for no artist alive can capture that glorious mane.
Sartre and Hobbes play Monopoly
Hume: Just because the rules have always said that people break out of jail when they roll a double in the past doesn't mean they do now. Check the inside of the box again.