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Existentialism : Basic Writings

ISBN-10: 0872202143
ISBN-13: 9780872202146
Edition: 1st 1995
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Description: This book offers a brief introduction to the thought of four figures central to existential philosophy--Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Heidegger, and Sartre. An introductory chapter presents the basic perspective and concerns of existentialism, and  More...

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Book details

List price: $21.95
Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 378
Language: English

This book offers a brief introduction to the thought of four figures central to existential philosophy--Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Heidegger, and Sartre. An introductory chapter presents the basic perspective and concerns of existentialism, and describes its place in the history of philosophy. Similar introductions are provided for each of the four philosophers, followed by selections from their major works. Background readings are also excerpted from works by Hegel and Husserl. No index. c. Book News Inc.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction: The Legacy of Existentialism
Kierkegaardp. 1
Fear and Trembling
Prefacep. 18
A Panegyric Upon Abrahamp. 21
Problemata: Preliminary Expectorationp. 27
Problem I (Is there such a thing as a teleological suspension of the ethical?)p. 48
Problem II (Is there such a thing as an absolute duty toward God?)p. 58
The Sickness unto Death
That Despair is the Sickness unto Deathp. 70
Concluding Unscientific Postscript
The Subjective Truth, Inwardness; Truth is Subjectivityp. 77
Nietzschep. 85
The Birth of Tragedy (Section One)p. 111
The Gay Sciencep. 115
Twilight of the Idolsp. 164
The Problem of Socratesp. 164
"Reason" in Philosophyp. 168
How the "True World" Finally Became a Fictionp. 172
Heideggerp. 175
Being and Time
The Question of Beingp. 203
The Twofold Task in Working Out the Question of Beingp. 207
The Task of a Prepatory Analysis of Daseinp. 211
Being-in-the-World in General as the Basic State of Daseinp. 213
The Worldhood of the Worldp. 214
Being-in-the-World as Being-With and Being-One's-Self. The "They"p. 222
Being-in as Suchp. 228
Care as the Being of Daseinp. 235
Dasein's Possibility of Being-a-whole, and Being-toward-deathp. 238
Authenticity and Resolutenessp. 243
Temporality as the Ontological Meaning of Carep. 245
Sartrep. 247
The Humanism of Existentialismp. 268
Being and Nothingness
The Origin of Negation: The Questionp. 287
Negationsp. 290
The Origin of Nothingnessp. 296
Bad Faith and Falsehoodp. 306
Patterns of Bad Faithp. 309
The "Faith" of Bad Faithp. 322
The Existence of Othersp. 326
Freedom and Responsibilityp. 330
Existential Psychoanalysisp. 333
Ethical Implicationsp. 338
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