Existentialism: A Guide for the Perplexed

Author: Steven Earnshaw

Publisher: A&C Black


Category: Philosophy

Page: 186

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Provides a clear introduction to the difficult topic of existentialism and offers suggestions for its relevance today

Coexistentialism and the Unbearable Intimacy of Ecological Emergency

Author: Sam Mickey

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield


Category: Science

Page: 260

View: 743

Engaging with contemporary renewals of existentialism as "coexistentialism" and "ecological existentialism," this book extends existentialist concerns for human existence to include the unique differences and strange possibilities of all humans and nonhumans intimately intertwined in the emergency conditions of ecological coexistence.

Prophets of Extremity

Nietzsche, Heidegger, Foucault, Derrida

Author: Allan Megill

Publisher: Univ of California Press


Category: Modernism (Aesthetics)

Page: 399

View: 392

In this book, the author presents an interpretation of four thinkers: Nietzsche, Heidegger, Foucault, and Derrida. In an attempt to place these thinkers within the wider context of the crisis-oriented modernism and postmodernism that have been the source of much of what is most original and creative in twentieth-century art and thought.





Category: Academic libraries


View: 163

Problems of moral philosophy

an introduction to ethics

Author: Paul W. Taylor

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company


Category: Philosophy

Page: 691

View: 831

Sartre's political theory

Author: William Leon McBride

Publisher: Indiana Univ Pr


Category: Philosophy

Page: 246

View: 853

McBride's detailed study of Sartre's political philosophy takes his twin ideals of "Socialism and Freedom" as a guiding theme and traces the evolution of Sartre's thinking about history, ethics, politics, and society from his early essays during World War II to the time of his death in 1980.

A History of Western Philosophy

Author: William Thomas Jones

Publisher: Harcourt College Pub


Category: Philosophy

Page: 435

View: 223

A history of Western Philosophy.