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- Penguin Books Ltd 1985; US$ 12.68
Writing under the pseudonym of Johannes de silentio, Kierkegaard uses the form of a dialectical lyric to present his conception of faith. Abraham is portrayed as a great man, who chose to sacrifice his son, Isaac, in the face of conflicting expectations and in defiance of any conceivable ethical standard. The infamous and controversial 'teleological... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1998; US$ 14.95
This new edition is the product of a collaboration between a Germanist and a philosopher who is also a Nietzsche scholar. The translation strives not only to communicate a sense of Nietzsche?s style but also to convey his meaning accurately?and thus to be an important advance on previous translations of this work. A superb set of notes ensures that... more...
- Faber & Faber 2012; US$ 24.78
The present volume gathers all of Beckett's texts for theatre, from 1955 to 1984. It includes both the major dramatic works and the short and more compressed texts for the stage and for radio. 'He believes in the cadence, the comma, the bite of word on reality, whatever else he believes; and his devotion to them, he makes clear, is a sufficient focus... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2013; US$ 11.27
Meursault leads an apparently unremarkable bachelor life in Algiers until he commits a random act of violence. His lack of emotion and failure to show remorse only serve to increase his guilt in the eyes of the law, and challenges the fundamental values of society - a set of rules so binding that any person breaking them is condemned as an outsider.... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2011; US$ 4.99
The books in this bite-sized new series contain no complicated techniques or tricky materials, making them ideal for the busy, the time-pressured or the merely curious. Existentialism Made Easy is a short, simple and to-the-point guide to existentialism. In just 96 pages, the reader will discover all the key ideas, from altruism to utilitarianism.... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2011; US$ 4.99
The books in this bite-sized new series contain no complicated techniques or tricky materials, making them ideal for the busy, the time-pressured or the merely curious. Nietzsche Made Simple is a short, simple and to-the-point guide to Nietzsche. In just 96 pages, the reader will discover all his ideas, from the Superman to the Will to Power. Ideal... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2012; US$ 4.99
Simone de Beauvoir was among the 20th century's most influential thinkers. She was a philosopher at the forefront of existentialism, a pioneering thinker on women and feminism in ""The Second Sex"", the writer of prize-winning fiction, an autobiographical writer and a committed political activist. Introducing her life and work in a straightforward,... more...
- For Beginners 2008; US$ 14.95
Existentialism For Beginners is an entertaining romp through the history of a philosophical movement that has had a broad and enduring influence on Western culture. From the middle of the Nineteenth Century through the late Twentieth Century, existentialism informed our politics and art, and still exerts its influence today. Tracing the movement?s... more...