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Why Does the World Exist?: Kierkagard said that if we were to undermine living with our heart because we are too afraid of getting hurt, then the first thing to give up on should be love. Quotes from Basic Writings of These fresh selections lay out the issues, from alienation to reconciliation, from despair to joyful wisdom, that make this world-perspective so compelling. Marino has a sharp eye for picking telling passages from often long and complex works. If you’re looking for a book that basi lay out clearly what the philosophy of existentialism is, then this is not the book you’re looking for.

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Basic Writings of Existentialism by Gordon Daniel Marino

The works are grouped chronologically, giving an excellent view of the evolution of existentalist thought. The wary student wanting to gain initial knowledge will want to look elsewhere, and the well-versed philosopher probably already has much of its contents in other books. A New History of Western Philosophy. Each is beautifully told in its own unique existentilism, though the standout is Unamuno’s “Saint Manuel Bueno, Martyr.


Basic Writings of Existentialism

Don’t get me wrong, I love the field existentialixm have always been fascinated by it, but it requires a lot of effort more often than not. However, I feel that the reader would have had an easier time understanding the ideas if they had been presented in a different order. Lists with This Book. There is a kind of despair in which the despairing person “not infrequently longs for solitude, which for him is a necessity of life, at times like wwritings necessity to breathe, at other times like the necessity to sleep Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now.

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Please try again later. I suspect that I am simply too stupid to understand philosophy. The Ethics of Ambiguity.

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The Mysterious Affair at Styles. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Return to Book Page. No, your other left! Overall glrdon No ratings yet 0. The Will To Believe: That he spends so much time on the teleological nut of Abraham and the almost-sacrifice of Isaac is a great example of one of the greatest wastes of philosophical ink of all time.


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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Man doesn’t choose evil I actually felt a lot more positive after This is a really good introduction to existentialism.

The Poetry of Thought: That he entitled the work in which he tucked this labor “Fear and Trembling” was enough to make me avoid it existtentialism. From Hellenism to Celan. Really interesting, and worth reading if you’re into this sort of thing. This is the existential crisis that drew me to this book to begin with: The Heidegger selection was wholly inadequate as an introduction to his thought.

What I do know is that I absolutely loved every page of this book, both existenyialism it made me think and because I learned so much about a section of philosophy that has always intrigued me. To ask other readers questions about Basic Writings of Existentialismplease sign up.

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