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Share to: Existentialism: basic writings / edited, with introductions, by Charles Guignon and Derk Pereboom. View the summary of this work. Bookmark. Existentialism has ratings and 10 reviews. Trina said: This book really helped me understand existentialism. Sartre had me stuck, frustrated and intr. Get this from a library! Existentialism: basic writings. [Charles B Guignon; Derk Pereboom;].

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Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Heidegger, and Sartre. Alex Green rated it it was ok Mar 13, Dec 16, Nadosia Grey rated it liked it Shelves: In Search of Authenticity: As far as textbook-like introductions to philosophy go, I was incredibly impressed.

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Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. The introductions are pleasant and interesting on their own. Cooper No preview available – Jacob Golomb – – Routledge. Critical Concepts in Philosophy. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

Flynn – – Sterling. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The importance of the use of this book is contained in the title Existentialism Basic Writings. Showing of 9 reviews. Feb 07, Trina rated it really liked it. Michael Avery rated it really liked it Sep 10, Together with the editor’s thoughtful introductions, the central existential writings of Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Heidegger, and Sartre included in this volume make it the most substantial anthology of existentialism available.


Kierkegaard has some great moments too. References to this book Existentialism: This introduction allowed me to approach Nietzche’s writing from a completely different perspective. Return to Book Page. A really insightful book on existentialism if you know nothing about it.

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Considering how accessable and small and how much more I could get from this book, I will be looking to this book for years to come, although once you find something interesting you had best go find out where the exerpt is from in case it is not the complete picture they chose which parts of the writings to give you, which I value highly, but it means you should not think you can speak for Nietzsche or Kierkegaard by this text alone.

Refresh and try again. Basic Writings Second Edition. It’s the bare essentials which is not particularly favorable if you plan to permanently study this philosophy; all you’re provided is basic concepts from selected passages which, at best, allow you to write about basic concepts in essays but rarely anything deeper without seeking out further information. Very difficult to get through, and only excerpts when the whole text is needed.

Lists with This Book. Ali Darwish rated it it was amazing Feb 25, The clarity of Guignon’s introductions was much appreciated.


Existentialism: Basic Writings

Selected pages Title Page. Afi Oraley rated it it was amazing May 05, The introductions of each author is useful because they succinctly summarize and explain the concepts explored by the authors. Gregory Gale – – Wiley. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. The entire point of combining these writings together appears to be to introduce guiggnon readers to the basic writings of the most prominent existential philosophers.

I want to dig deeper into his writing. This book is not a long-term investment. Buy the selected items together Baaic item: This book was required reading for a philosophy class I took in college. Fascinating insights into the lives of these famous philosophers, well selected material, and overall great introduction to Existentialist philosophy.

Granted, you can explore deeper themes but this anthology will not help you. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Cody Harrison rated it liked it Jun 17, My library Help Advanced Book Search. In all truth the introductions were much more help than the specific selections.

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