Writings of Existentialism (Modern Library Classics)

Basic Writings of Existentialism (Modern Library Classics)


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Edited and with an Introduction by Gordon MarinoBasic Writings of Existentialism, unique to the Modern Library, presents the writings of key nineteenth- and twentieth-century thinkers broadly united by their belief that because life has no inherent meaning humans can discover, we must determine meaning for ourselves. This anthology brings together into one volume the most influential and commonly taught works of existentialism. Contributors include Simone de Beauvoir, Albert Camus, Fyodor Dos… more about book…

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Basic Writings of Existentialism is definitely a great place to start reading excerpts of some of the seminal works of the canonical existential writers. If you’re having difficulties or questions about the usage of several philosophical terminology the existentialists use The Dictionary of Existentialism is handy reference.

And as always the Stanford Encyclopedia is a standard reference read: Existentialism in general, and some of its key thinkers Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, and Sartre


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