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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 33.99
This volume brings together for the first time some of the most helpful and insightful essays on the four most influential and discussed philosophers in the history of existentialism: Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Heidegger, and Sartre. 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...
- 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...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 51.00 US$ 43.86
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...