Joseph Campbell

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Debates

  • JK Rowling's Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire was plagiarized from Willy the Wizard

    With your Joseph Campbell and Star Wars: Revealed You Tube theories, Joseph Campbell is wrong and nothing what he says that it claims to be (1). You wrote "With your Joseph Campbell and Star Wars: Revealed You Tube theories, Joseph Campbell is wrong and nothing what he says that it claims to be (1). (1) http://www.ventrice.com/tony/personal/writings/criticism/Hero.html (2) http://www.answers.org/cultsandreligions/campbell.html (3) http://www.hyscience.com/archives/2008/08/scientific_proo.php (4) http://irritableliberal.blogspot.com/2010/10/newt-gingrich-is-idiot-liar-or-both.html (5) http://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id=2&objectid=10680728&ref=rss (6) http://www.copyright.gov/ (7) http://www.scribd.com/doc/34297540/Complaint-Allen-v-Scholastic My opponent said "My opponent's statements between paragraphs 2 and 3 attack...

  • Resolved: It should be illegal to take Christ out of Christmas and replace it with another phrase.

    References: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cultural_assimilation (1) http://www.simpletoremember.com/vitals/Christmas_TheRealStory.htm - (2) http://www.versebyverse.org/doctrine/birthofchrist.html - (3) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Greek_mythological_figures (4) Joseph Campbell's Hero with a Thousand Faces (5) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norse_mythology (6) Suggested Reading/Watching (short list): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3W9wG9t8W6k The Origin of Christmas 1, 2 and 3 on Youtube http://www.history.com/video.do?name=christmas&bcpid=2647858001&bclid=1675979322&bctid=1586348684 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yule http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mythras FORFEIT I shall forgo this round and allow my opponent the chance to present a rebuttal.

Opinions

  • Is religion necessary in today's society?

    Joseph Campbell suggested that mythology had four functions that were historically fulfilled by religions, but that those functions were largely unnecessary in today's world.

Polls

  • Which German philosopher do you prefer most?

    He has influenced many thinkers, including Friedrich Nietzsche, Richard Wagner, Otto Weininger, Ludwig Wittgenstein, Erwin Schrödinger, Albert Einstein, Sigmund Freud, Otto Rank, Carl Jung, Joseph Campbell, Leo Tolstoy, Thomas Mann, Jorge Luis Borges, Mustafa Mahmud and Edouard d'Araille among others.

Forums

  • The only thing greater than God.

    Joseph Campbell shows the way.

  • Good Books!

    Ones like fahrenheit 451, 1984, and philosophy related works.To be short: The Hero with a Thousand Faces - Joseph Campbell Guns, Germs, and Steel - Jared Diamond Blindness - Jose Saramago The Stranger - Albert Camus: At 4/12/2011 5:16:58 PM, Rockylightning wrote: : : At 4/12/2011 1:09:18 AM, gerrandesquire wrote: : : Which kind of books do you prefer? It is amazing!: At 4/12/2011 8:13:43 PM, Grape wrote: : To be short: : : The Hero with a Thousand Faces - Joseph Campbell : Guns, Germs, and Steel - Jared Diamond : Blindness - Jose Saramago : The Stranger - Albert Camus I can't wait to read these! I currently have Heart of Darkness (Joseph Conrad), Why I Write (George Orwell), A People's history of the United States (Howard Zinn).Anything by Kurt Vonnegut, particularly Cat's Cradle and Slaughterhouse Five.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q:
    Who is acknowledged for having an influence on Joseph Campbell?
  • A:
    Carl Jung, Johann Jakob Bachofen, Thomas Mann, James Joyce and Pablo Picasso influenced Joseph Campbell.
  • Q:
    Where did Joseph Campbell go to school?
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    Joseph Campbell went to Columbia University.
  • Q:
    In what type of work did Joseph Campbell specialize?
  • A:
    Joseph Campbell was an accomplished writer.
  • Q:
    Where was Joseph Campbell born?
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    Joseph Campbell was born in White Plains.
  • Q:
    Which works have been written by author, Joseph Campbell?
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    Well known books include:
    - The Power of Myth
    - The Hero's Journey: The World of Joseph Campbell
    - The Hero with a Thousand Faces
    - A Skeleton Key to Finnegans Wake
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