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The existentialist notion of alienation

@inproceedings{Paulsen2011TheEN,
  title={The existentialist notion of alienation},
  author={Roland Paulsen},
  year={2011}
}
Since the creation of the Marxian alienation theory, the development of the productive labour and new philosophical insights has made this theory obsolete. In this paper, a concept of alienation, free from essentialism and historicism, will be proposed. This alienation theory starts from the most fundamental source of knowledge to the human existence: our sensuous experience of the material world. The existentialist notion of alienation focuses on the free intention and defines alienation as… 

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