Philosophy - Movements - Existentialism

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The Courage to Be

Paul Tillich

In this classic and deeply insightful book, one of the world's most eminent philosophers describes the dilemma of modern man and points a way to the conquest of the problem of anxiety. This edition includes a new introduction by Peter...

Published: Jul 2000

Essays In Existentialism

Jean-Paul Sartre

Examination of human consciousness; philosophy, metaphysics, semantics, existentialism.

Published: Sep 1983

Introducing Existentialism: A Graphic...

Richard Appignanesi

This is Richard Appignanesi's erudite investigation of Existentialism, the philosophical and cultural movement that prioritizes individual experience.Richard Appignanesi is a novelist, editor, publisher, and research fellow at King's ...

Published: Jan 2001

Irrational Man: A Study in Existentia...

William Barrett

Widely recognized as the finest definition of existentialist Philosophy, this book introduced existentialism to America in 1958. Barrett discusses the views of 19th and 20th century existentialists Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Heidegger, a...

Published: Jul 1962


Paul Brownback

Mainstream Americans are tired of being abused by the Left, which dominates both political parties, the courts, the media, and our educational institutions. They are incensed at being robbed of their money and their country. They are ...

Published: Jul 2016

Nothing: A Very Short Introduction

Frank Close

This short, smart book tells you everything you need to know about "nothing." What remains when you take all the matter away? Can empty space--"nothing"--exist? To answer these questions, eminent scientist Frank Close takes us on a li...

Published: Aug 2009

Existentialism For Beginners

David Cogswell

Existentialism For Beginners is a lighthearted romp through the history of a philosophical movement that had broad-reaching influence on Western culture, politics and the arts during the period of mid-19th century through the late 20t...

Published: Aug 2008

Existentialism: A Very Short Introduc...

Thomas Flynn

One of the leading philosophical movements of the twentieth century, existentialism has had more impact on literature and the arts than any other school of thought. Focusing on the leading figures of existentialism, including Sartre,...

Published: Sep 2006

Surfing with Sartre: An Aquatic Inqui...

Aaron James

Jean-Paul Sartre once declared waterskiing to be "the ideal limit of aquatic sports." Aaron James, who is both an avid surfer and a professor of philosophy, vigorously disagrees. In these pages, he presents his surfer's worl...

Published: May 2018

Existentialism from Dostoevsky to Sar...

Walter Kaufmann

This volume provides basic writings of Dostoevsky, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Rilke, Kafka, Ortega, Jaspers, Heidegger, Sartre, and Camus, including some not previously translated, along with an invaluable introductory essay by Walter Ka...

Published: Mar 1975

Fear and Trembling and The Sickness U...

S. Ren Kierkegaard

Walter Lowrie's classic, bestselling translation of Søren Kierkegaard's most important and popular books remains unmatched for its readability and literary quality. Fear and Trembling and The Sickness Unto Death established Kierkegaa...

Published: May 2013

The Seducer's Diary (New in Paperback...

S. Ren Kierkegaard

"In the vast literature of love, The Seducer's Diary is an intricate curiosity--a feverishly intellectual attempt to reconstruct an erotic failure as a pedagogic success, a wound masked as a boast," observes John Updike in h...

Published: May 2013

Basic Writings of Existentialism

Gordon Marino

Edited and with an Introduction by Gordon MarinoBasic 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 h...

Published: Apr 2004

The Gay Science: With a Prelude in Rh...

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

First published in 1882 and revised in 1887, "The Gay Science" was written at the peak of Nietzsche's intellectual abilities. It includes a large number of poems and an appendix of songs, all written with the intent of encou...

Published: Jun 2018

Will to Power

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

A basic element in Nietzsche's philosophical outlook is the will to power (der Wille zur Macht), which provides a basis for understanding human behavior — more so than competing explanations, such as the ones based on pressure for a...

Published: Oct 2015

Introducing Sartre

Philip Thody

Between the end of World War II in 1945 and his death in 1980, Jean-Paul Sartre was the most famous French writer, as well as one of the best-known living philosophers. Introducing Sartre explains the basic ideas inspiring his world v...

Published: Jun 2011

Nothing & Everything: How to stop fea...

Val N. Tine

You have been told that there is an objective morality to which you must submit. An objective reason to which you must conform. An objective reality to which you must yield.  But if you are reading this then I suspect that you h...

Published: Jan 2018

Existentialism: A Beginner's Guide (B...

Thomas E. Wartenberg

Existentialism is one of few philosophical terms that pervades modern culture, cropping up in movies such as the Matrix and Fight Club, and yet most people don't really know exactly what it means. Using key concepts--including Freedom...

Published: Sep 2008
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