Apr 13, The Paperback of the Basic Writings of Existentialism by Gordon Marino at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!. Basic Writings of Existentialism has ratings and 35 reviews. Sarah said: Kierkagard said that if we were to undermine living with our heart because w. Dec 18, Edited and with an Introduction by Gordon Marino Basic Writings of Existentialism , unique to the Modern Library, presents the writings of key.

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This anthology brings together into one volume the most Edited and with an Introduction by Gordon Marino Basic Writings of Existentialism, unique to the Modern Library, presents the writings of key nineteenth- and twentieth-century thinkers broadly united by basuc belief that because life has no inherent meaning humans can discover, we must determine meaning for ourselves.

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Plus everything else on top of that. Kierkagard mxrino 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. Apr 13, Pages Buy. It should be noted that a clear statment about what existentialism is and isn’t can be vordon in Sartre’s apologist essay “Existentialism,” which is among the material in this volume.

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Paperbackpages. Jun 17, Jerome rated it really liked it. But since it is a crime in our day to have spirit, it is indeed quite in order to classify such people, lovers of solitude, with criminals.


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Basic Writings of Existentialism

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I want to read more Sartre and Jugo. Overall, nonetheless, this provides and excellent and thought-provoking anthology of the often grim but existenfialism exciting school of existentialism. This is the existential crisis that gorrdon me to this book to begin with: The more I read, the more it seemed as if these writers couldn’t quite grasp what they were trying to say and, unable to pin their ideas down in concrete language, simply spewed abstract nonsense until they wore themselves out.

It is very rare to come across a book about philosophy that’s a page-turner. Lists with This Book. Read the stories by Unamuno, Dostoevsky, and Ellison. But what is the self?

The Existentialist’s Survival Guide. What I learned from it mainly was that existentialism reaches beyond the stereotype of “an athiest’s philosophy. Nov 12, Priscilla Sotelo Klisch rated it really liked it Shelves: Want to Read saving….

In antiquity as well as in the Middle Ages there was an awareness of this longing for solitude existentiaism a respect for what it means; whereas in the constant sociality of our day we shrink from it to the point what a capital epigram!


Really interesting, and worth reading if you’re into this sort of thing.

I actually writingx a lot more positive after reading this book, but I guess it’s in the hands of the reader. An excellent collection of existentialist works with good translations. Prelude to a Philosophy mairno the Future. Stay in Touch Sign up. With this collection of writings, however, this bwsic not the case. Much as I would like to quit writing this review now and drown my existential blues in intoxicating beverages, a sense of fairness compels me to mention that this book was not a complete loss for me.

Metaphysics as a Guide to Morals. The Concept of Anxiety: Marino has a sharp eye for picking telling passages from often long and complex works. The Poetry of Thought: However, I do feel like if I wasn’t learning the jargon in this book from the class, this book would’ve been much more difficult.

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How to Be an Existentialist. Nietzsche and Ot were especially difficult. The Will to Power. Many of these writings, Kierkegaard’s especially, appear to have been responses to other philosophers that Marino chose to leave out.