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. Edited and with an Introduction by Gordon Marino Basic Writings of Existentialism , unique to the Modern Library, presents the writings of key. Edited and with an Introduction by Gordon Marino Basic Writings of Existentialism , unique to the Modern Library, presents the writings of key nineteenth- and.
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Basic Writings of Existentialism
bxsic I think that some prior knowledge of general philosophy is required to fully appreciate this book. From Hellenism to Celan. Please review your cart. The Poetry of Thought: The Will to Power. Why do people believe they are sinners? A Brief History of Thought.
The author has done the best to balance clarity with authenticity.
There is a kind of despair in which the despairing person “not infrequently longs for solitude, which exisetntialism him is a necessity of life, at times like the necessity to breathe, at other times like the necessity to sleep The other stories are excellent, too.
It should be noted that a clear statment about what existentiali If you’re looking for a book that will lay out clearly what the philosophy of existentialism is, narino this is not the book you’re looking for.
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Jul 17, Jez Latham rated it really liked it. As for myself, I somehow soldiered on another couple gogdon hundred pages before giving up completely, and as a last ditch attempt at this subject, picked up “Existentialis “Basic Writings” my ass. Please try again later. Thanks for telling us about the problem. 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.
Basic Writings of Existentialism by Gordon Daniel Marino
This anthology brings together into one volume the most influential and commonly taught works of existentialism. Marino has a sharp eye for picking telling passages from often long and complex works. Basic Writings of Existentialism. Twilight of Idols and Anti-Christ.
Read Sartre, Kierkegaard, and Dostoyevsky, if nothing else. Perhaps if the editor had included, for example, the works by Hegel that Kierkegaard was responding to, Kierkegaard’s own positions might have been more understandable. Could’ve done without the literary selections from Dostoevsky, de Unamuno, and Ralph Ellison, but that’s just me.
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Perhaps Hegel’s inclusion would have shed little light on Kierkegaard, and by extension, perhaps including more writers would have offered little additional clarity overall. For my Existential Writing Group. Thus Spoke Zarathustra Mobi Classics.
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Refresh and try again. Philosophy Nonfiction Classics History Category: If you’re looking for a book that will lay out clearly what the philosophy of existentialism is, then this is not the book you’re looking for.
But what is the self? But since it is a crime in our day to baaic spirit, it is indeed quite in order to classify such people, lovers of solitude, with criminals.
Best parts of the book: There’s a brief bio on each writer, but not any sort of explanation of the unique terms used by each philosopher, aside from when the philosopher themselves defines them which doesn’t always happen, or at least not clearly.