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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...

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Published: Jul 2000

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 ...

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Published: Jan 2014

A Short History of Decay

E. M. Cioran

E. M. Cioran confronts the place of today's world in the context of human history—focusing on such major issues of the twentieth century as human progress, fanaticism, and science—in this nihilistic and witty collection of aphoris...

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Published: Nov 2012

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...

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Published: Aug 2008

American Philosophy: A Love Story

John Kaag

The epic wisdom contained in a lost library helps the author turn his life aroundJohn Kaag is a dispirited young philosopher at sea in his marriage and his career when he stumbles upon West Wind, a ruin of an estate in the hinterlands...

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Published: Oct 2017

Essays In Existentialism

Jean-Paul Sartre

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

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Published: Sep 1983

Parva Naturalia: with On the Motion o...

Aristotle

David Bolotin's translation of Aristotle's PARVA NATURALIA aims above all at fidelity to the Greek. It treats Aristotle as a teacher regarding the topics that he discusses, and hence it tries to convey the meaning, to the extent possi...

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Published: Apr 2021

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...

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Published: Jul 1962

Are We There Yet?

Morris Berman

Are We There Yet? is a collection of essays grouped around three major themes: the collapse of the American empire; the question of individual identity; and some thoughts regarding the nature of a post-collapse world. The book analyz...

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Published: Oct 2017

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...

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Published: Aug 2009

How to Be an Existentialist: 10th Ann...

Gary Cox

The 10th anniversary edition of a witty classic about the philosophy of existentialism. It is also a genuine self-help book offering clear advice on how to live according to the principles of existentialism formulated by Nietzsche, Sa...

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Published: Sep 2019

American Cop: Upholding the Constitut...

Loren Culp

"America needs warriors now more than ever and Loren Culp is a shining example of how our Founding Fathers hoped all Americans would be." - Ted NugentChief Loren Culp stood up for the rights of citizens in the face of a stat...

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Published: Feb 2019

All Things Shining: Reading the Weste...

Hubert Dreyfus

"What constitutes human excellence?" and "What is the best way to live a life?" These are questions that human beings have been asking since the beginning of time. In their critically acclaimed book, All Things Shi...

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Published: Aug 2011

Phenomenology

Chad Engelland

A concise and accessible introduction to phenomenology, which investigates the experience of experience.\n\nThis volume in the MIT Press Essential Knowledge series offers a concise and accessible introduction to phenomenology, a philo...

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Published: Aug 2020

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,...

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Published: Sep 2006

Murmurs of Doubt: Twelve Skeptical Gr...

Rebecca Fox

A one-off literary experience. Mixing critical thinking and inspiring illustration, with a wealth of humanist and philosophical issues from around the world, Murmurs of Doubt is a beautifully drawn, global call to reason. From the tou...

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Published: Jun 2017

Derrida: A Very Short Introduction

Simon Glendinning

Jacques Derrida, the French philosopher, wrote such famed works as Writing and Difference, Speech and Phenomena, and On Grammatology, has made important contributions to both post-structuralism and post-modern philosophy, and indeed h...

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Published: Oct 2011

A Philosophy of Walking

Frederic Gros

"It is only ideas gained from walking that have any worth." —Nietzsche In A Philosophy of Walking, a bestseller in France, leading thinker Frederic Gros charts the many different ways we get from A to B – the pilgr...

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Published: Apr 2015

The Burnout Society

Byung-Chul Han

Our competitive, service-oriented societies are taking a toll on the late-modern individual. Rather than improving life, multitasking, "user-friendly" technology, and the culture of convenience are producing disorders that r...

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Published: Aug 2015

Transcending the Levels of Consciousn...

David R. Hawkins

     The now widely known Map of calibrated levels of Consciousness was presented in Power vs. Force in 1995 and has been translated into all the world's major languages. This was followed by The Eye of the I (2001), I: Reality an...

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Published: Mar 2015

Ideas: General Introduction to Pure P...

Edmund Husserl

2017 Reprint of 1931 Edition.  Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition software.  Widely regarded as the principal founder of phenomenology, one of the most important movements in twentieth ce...

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Published: Aug 2017

The Stoic Challenge: A Philosopher's ...

William B. Irvine

“The ultimate mental fitness program” (David Heinemeier Hansson, coauthor of Rework), The Stoic Challenge teaches us how to respond to the challenges of our increasingly unpredictable age. In this practical, refreshingly ...

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Published: Feb 2021

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...

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Published: May 2018

Sick Souls, Healthy Minds: How Willia...

John Kaag

From the author of American Philosophy: A Love Story, a compelling introduction to the life-affirming philosophy of William James In 1895, William James, the father of American philosophy, delivered a lecture entitled “Is...

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Published: Mar 2021

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...

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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...

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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...

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Published: May 2013

This Incredible Need to Believe (Euro...

Julia Kristeva

"Unlike Freud, I do not claim that religion is just an illusion and a source of neurosis. The time has come to recognize, without being afraid of 'frightening' either the faithful or the agnostics, that the history of Christianit...

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Published: Oct 2011

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...

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Published: Apr 2004

You Are Not So Smart: Why You Have To...

David McRaney

An entertaining illumination of the stupid beliefs that make us feel wise, based on the popular blog of the same name.  Whether you're deciding which smartphone to purchase or which politician to believe, you think you are a rational...

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Published: Nov 2012
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