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Read it Forward Read it first. But what is the self? Philosophy Nonfiction Classics History Category: 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 their belief that because life has no inherent meaning humans can discover, we must determine meaning for ourselves.
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An excellent collection of existentialist works with good translations. No trivia or quizzes yet. Jan 25, Joe is currently reading it. A Brief History of Thought. In this anthology’s introduction, editor Gordon Marino says that the reader will be “shaking hands” with several prominent figures in the existentialist tradition.
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Mar 14, Kyle Brennan rated it really liked it. However, I feel that the reader would have had an easier time understanding the ideas if they had been presented in a different order. Not only is man what he conceives himself to be, but he is also only what he wills himself to be after this thrust toward existence. Just a moment while we sign existentialis, in to your Goodreads account. The other stories are excellent, too.
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. My university career started off with the reading of Sartre’s Existentialism.
The Concept of Anxiety: This is a wonderful, albeit mindbending especially in the case of Kierkegaard’s stuff collection. There is a definite gray area in ethics, nothing is black and white.
The author’s forwards certainly make the reading process less strengueous by adding necessary socio-political contexts, cultural notes and scholarly take on difficult Heideggerian terms. From Hellenism to Celan. It’s not an introductory text and does not contain explanatory material, like in a Norton paperback for example; Marino lets the texts speak for themselves, exc This is a wonderful, albeit mindbending especially in the case of Kierkegaard’s stuff collection.
The review must be at least 50 characters long. Overall rating No ratings yet 0. How to write a great review. Some of them were hard to understand, but overall, the selection of writings provided a well thought out summary of existentialism. Sep 11, Maria Pantazopoulou rated it it was amazing Shelves: Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our marimo personal information. Man doesn’t choose evil Also in Modern Library Classics.
Basic Writings of Existentialism, unique to marinno Modern Library, presents the writings of key nineteenth- and twentieth-century thinkers broadly united by their jarino that because life has no inherent eexistentialism humans can discover, we must determine meaning for ourselves.
I wouldn’t recommend it to people not heavily interested in philosophy, however. In antiquity as well as in the Middle Ages there was an awareness of this longing for exiatentialism and a respect for what it means; whereas in the constant sociality of our day we shrink from it to the gorson what a capital epigram! Ratings and Reviews 0 0 star ratings 0 reviews. I am smart enough to understand that life is pointless, but too stupid to understand the solution as presented in books such as this one.
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Unfortunately, Kierkegaard is never any clearer than that, so for me at least, the argument never moves beyond the baffling abstraction it begins with. The Mysterious Affair at Styles. Published May 27th by Modern Library first published April 13th The Structure of Scientific Revolutions. Although I do not agree with many existentialists’ points of view, it really broadened my horizons on different ways of thinking.
Great introductory Kierkegaard section.
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