The Three Authors Who Saved Me During an Existential Crisis

Skull and Hourglass by Christian Albrecht Jensen
Skull and Hourglass by Christian Albrecht Jensen

“Stench and worms.”

To use Leo Tolstoy’s words in A Confession, that’s what will become of us all after death. We toil through life. Our actions will inevitably come to an end. And all memory of us will eventually disappear. So, what’s the point of going on in the first…

What the Existentialist Author Can Teach Us About Body Positivity

Most photographs of Simone de Beauvoir show her seated, typically in a café, often writing or enjoying a cigarette.

Simone de Beauvoir (1908–1986)

What’s less well known is that the twentieth-century philosopher and novelist, best known for her groundbreaking feminist book The Second Sex, was also an avid hiker.

Her walking habits, like those…

Celine Leboeuf, Ph.D.

I’m a professor at Florida International University. I love applying philosophy to everyday life—and inspiring others to do the same! www.ccleboeuf.com

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