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  • Freedom As a Valueby David Detmer

    Open Court 2013; US$ 32.99

    This dramatic re-evaluation of Sartre?s ethical theory establishes its author as a leading American exponent of phenomenology and wins many new followers for Sartre in the English-speaking world. more...

  • Stanley Cavell, Religion, and Continental Philosophyby Espen Dahl

    Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 38.99

    The American philosopher Stanley Cavell (b. 1926) is a secular Jew who by his own admission is obsessed with Christ, yet his outlook on religion in general is ambiguous. Probing the secular and the sacred in Cavell?s thought, Espen Dahl explains that Cavell, while often parting ways with Christianity, cannot dismiss it either. Focusing on Cavell's... more...

  • Merleau-Ponty and the Foundation of Existential Politicsby Kerry H. Whiteside

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 51.00 US$ 40.80

    Drawing on previously unexplored sources, Kerry H. Whiteside presents the political theory of Maurice Merleau-Ponty (1908-1961), one of France's best-known twentieth-century philosophers. Whiteside argues that Merleau-Ponty's objective in his political writings was to make existentialism into the foundation for a philosophically consistent mode of... more...

  • Literature & Existentialismby Jean-Paul Sartre

    Philosophical Library/Open Road 2012; US$ 14.99

    In a probing philosophical exploration of the act of literary creation, Sartre asks: ?What is writing?,? ?Why write?,? and ?For whom does one write?? After discussing existentialism as it pertains to art, human emotions, and psychology, French existentialist philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre turns the question of existentialism to the subject of literature... more...

  • The Emotionsby Jean-Paul Sartre

    Philosophical Library/Open Road 2012; US$ 14.99

    Sartre  contemplates the human emotional experience by analyzing phenomenological psychology and existentialism In The Emotions: Outline of a Theory , French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre attempts to understand the role emotions play in the human psyche. Sartre analyzes fear, lust, anguish, and melancholy while asserting that human beings begin... more...

  • The Wisdom of Sartreby Philosophical Library

    Philosophical Library/Open Road 2010; US$ 7.99

      An invaluable introduction to the leading French intellectual of the twentieth century   The Wisdom of Sartre offers key excerpts from the eloquent French writer, playwright, and philosopher?s masterpiece, Being and Nothingness . From this collection, readers will discover the strongest themes in his early philosophical work: an ontological... more...

  • Existentialismby Thomas E. Wartenberg

    Oneworld Publications 2008; US$ 7.99

    Existentialism pervades modern culture, yet if you ask most people what it means, they won?t be able to tell you. In this lively and topical introduction, Wartenberg reveals a vibrant mode of philosophical inquiry that addresses concerns at the heart of the existence of every human being. Wartenberg uses classic films, novels, and plays to present... more...

  • Les Caractèresby Jean de La Bruyère; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "C'est un métier que de faire un livre, comme de faire une pendule : il faut plus que de l'esprit pour être auteur. Un magistrat allait par son mérite à la première dignité, il était homme délié et pratique dans les affaires : il a fait imprimer un ouvrage moral, qui est rare par le ridicule. Il n'est pas si aisé de se faire un nom par un... more...

  • Kierkegaardian Reflections on the Problem of Pluralismby Aaron Fehir

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 74.99

    Kierkegaardian Reflections of the Problem of Pluralism draws on Kierkegaard?s existentialist understanding of faith in order to defend religious pluralism, which says that different religions provide different paths to the same truth. In addition to addressing several specific objections to this position, Fehir also engages in interreligious dialogue... more...

  • The Free Market Existentialistby William Irwin

    Wiley 2015; US$ 21.95 US$ 19.02

    Incisive and engaging, The Free Market Existentialist proposes a new philosophy that is a synthesis of existentialism, amoralism, and libertarianism. Argues that Sartre’s existentialism fits better with capitalism than with Marxism Serves as a rallying cry for a new alternative, a minimal state funded by an equal tax Confronts the... more...