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The beginning student will find themselves either overwhelmed by the material or unable to ascertain exactly what makes these writings existential in nature if they haven’t taken a class or privately studied this school of philosophical thought.

Read Sartre, Kierkegaard, and Dostoyevsky, if nothing else. The other stories are excellent, too. That he entitled the work in which he tucked this labor “Fear and Trembling” was enough to make me a I avoided reading Kierkegaard on the first time through, and that was a wise choice on my part.

Apr 24, Monty Circus rated it did not like it Shelves: A Brief History of Thought.

The Will to Power. There’s a brief bio on each writer, but not any sort of explanation of the unique terms used by each philosopher, aside from when the philosopher themselves defines them which doesn’t always happen, or at least not clearly.


Oct 12, Brady Dale rated it liked it. For my Existential Meetup Group. Twilight of Idols and Anti-Christ. Return to Book Page. Studies in Contemporary Opinion. Maybe it has to do with the fact that all the excerpts tried to grapple with the always relevant question about the meaning of life. The philosophers and writers are presented in chronological order, and I see the reason behind this, as we are able to see how Existentialism develops through time.

How to Be an Existentialist. A Short History of Nearly Everything. Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. On Truth and Untruth. Philosophy Nonfiction Classics History.

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Jul 17, Jez Latham rated it really liked it. Just as a little child has to be lulled to sleep, so these people need the soothing lullaby of social life in order to be able to eat, drink, sleep, fall in love, etc.

Sep 11, Maria Pantazopoulou rated it it was amazing Shelves: Would you like us to goddon another look at this review? But what is spirit?

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About Basic Writings of Existentialism Edited and with an Introduction by Gordon Marino Basic Writings of Existentialism, unique to the Modern Library, presents the writings of key nineteenth- and twentieth-century thinkers broadly united by their belief that because life has no inherent meaning humans can discover, we must determine meaning for ourselves. I actually felt a lot more positive after This is a really good introduction to existentialism. The Wisdom of George Santayana.


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The Sickness Unto Death. Please review your cart. Quotes from Basic Writings of Download ecistentialism Spring Fiction Sampler Now. The author has done the best to balance clarity with authenticity. But this is almost worth owning just for the fact that it contains the entirety of Camus’s The Myth of Sisyphus.

Dec 22, Carina is currently reading it Shelves: I think that some prior knowledge of general philosophy is required to fully appreciate this book. Prelude to a Philosophy of the Future. But what is the self? Ah, why am I dancing around the real problem? Collected Works of C. Published May 27th by Modern Library first published April 13th Reading it has tempted me to read more from these thinkers.

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