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Download e-book for kindle: Existentialism For Beginners by David Cogswell,Joe Lee

By David Cogswell,Joe Lee

ISBN-10: 1934389218

ISBN-13: 9781934389218

Existentialism For Beginners is an enjoyable romp throughout the historical past of a philosophical circulation that has had a wide and enduring effect on Western tradition. From the center of the 19th Century throughout the overdue 20th Century, existentialism educated our politics and paintings, and nonetheless exerts its effect this present day. Tracing the movement’s beginnings with close-up perspectives of seminal figures like Kierkegaard, Dostoyevsky and Nietzsche, Existentialism For Beginners follows its highbrow and literary path to German philosophers Jaspers and Heidegger, and eventually to the movement’s flowering in post-World-War-II France because of masterworks through such giants as Jean Paul Sartre, Albert Camus, Simone de Beauvoir, plus many others.

Illustrations all through — without delay lighthearted and gritty — support readers discover and comprehend a mode of pondering that, whereas pervasive in its impact, is usually obvious as vague, tricky, cryptic and darkish. Existentialism For Beginners draws the movement’s many varied components jointly to supply an available creation should you search a greater realizing of the subject, and an stress-free old evaluation choked with undying prices from existentialism’s major lights.

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