Cosmos and History: The Journal of Natural and Social Philosophy, Vol 9, No 1 (2013)

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Reflections on the Existential Philosophy in T.S. Eliot's Poetry

Prajna Pani


The paper examines a ground that the chosen philosophers share. It will address man’s existential crisis - his confusion and despair over his existence. T. S Eliot believed that his insight could pull humanity out of the despair and hopelessness of modern era. The paper emphasizes the self transcending character of human existence. The eternal human situation offers liberation of mankind which starts with a total knowledge of man by himself. Through philosophical and existential exploration we can enter into, in effect, another state of consciousness, where we reconnect with each of our will at a deeper and satisfying level.

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