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Existentialism

  • Being, Man, and Deathby James M. Demske

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Death, a perennial problem for philosophers and theologians, is especially crucial in the thought of Martin Heidegger. This penetrating commentary presents the concept of death as a unifying motif that illuminates many of the difficulties and obscurities of Heidegger's philosophy. Heidegger comes to see death as revealing the ultimate meaning not... more...

  • Jean-Paul Sartre: Das Sein und das Nichtsby Bernard N. Schumacher

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 350.00

    Paris, 1943. In a flash, a book is published that will shape post-war Europe like none other. Jean-Paul Sartre?s Being and Nothingness discloses utterly new insights about human freedom, about feelings such as shame and desire, and about death. The new edition of the renowned book of commentary on the magnum opus of French existentialism... more...

  • Against Authenticityby Simon Feldman

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 84.99

    Simon Feldman explores how the concept of authenticity has become an unrealistic ideal founded on metaphysically confused notions of the self. In Against Authenticity , Feldman argues for the validity and value of inauthenticity in our lives, providing an exciting challenge for studies of ethics, metaethics, metaphysics, and moral psychology.... more...

  • Talent Development in Sportby Kenneth Aggerholm

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

     'Why don?t young athletes in sport just quit?? Starting with this question and drawing on existential philosophy, phenomenology and hermeneutics, Talent Development, Existential Philosophy and Sport seeks a deeper understanding of the experience of being a talented young sportsperson striving to become an elite athlete. As an alternative... more...

  • Subjects and Simulationsby Anne O'Byrne; Hugh J. Silverman; Gary E. Aylesworth; Bettina Bergo; Thomas P. Brockelman; Alina Clej; Damian Ward Hey; Drew A. Hyland; Basil O'Neill; Henk Oosterling; Stephen David Ross; Katherine Rudolph; Robin May Schott; Massimo Verdicchio; James R. Watson; Martin G. Weiss

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 94.99

    Subjects and Simulations presents essays focused on suffering and sublimity, representation and subjectivity, and the relation of truth and appearance through engagement with the legacies of Jean Baudrillard and Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe. more...

  • Jean-Paul Sartreby René Marill-Albérès

    Philosophical Library/Open Road 2014; US$ 14.99

    Professor Albérès in this well-ordered volume traces through successive works the elaboration of various concepts now linked to French Existentialism?anguish, nausea, hypocrisy, lucidity, consciousness, conformity, commitment, ethical values, situation, etc.   Translated from the French by Wade Baskin. more...

  • German Existentialismby Martin Heidegger

    Philosophical Library/Open Road 2014; US$ 14.99

    ?On the day of German Labor, on the day of the Community of the People, the Rector of Freiburg University, Dr. Martin Heidegger, made his official entry into the National Socialist Party.? And so begins one of the most controversial texts available today. Heidegger, a German Nationalist and proud Nazi, thoroughly examines the history, the philosophy,... more...

  • Disziplinen der Philosophieby Horst D Brandt

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2014; US$ 15.78

    Dieses Kompendium bietet dem Leser eine leicht fassliche und zugleich sehr informative Einführung in die verschiedenen Disziplinen und Richtungen der Philosophie auf höchstem Niveau. Angefangen von dem ersten Artikel, der die Beschreibung, Unterscheidung und Vorstellung der verschiedenen Philosophiebegriffe umfasst, die sich in der Geschichte der Philosophie... more...

  • Nietzsche as Political Philosopherby Manuel Knoll; Barry Stocker

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    This volume establishes Nietzsche?s importance as a political philosopher. The introduction and eighteen chapters cover Nietzsche?s own political thought, its relation to ethics and morality, his methodology, the historical context, and his influence on subsequent thought. The book is essential reading for anyone concerned with Nietzsche, political... more...

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

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 45.00

    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...