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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. This anthology brings together into one volume the most influential and commonly taught works of existentialism. Gordon Marino. Gordon D. Marino earned his bachelor of arts from Columbia University, his masters degree in philosophy from the University of Pennsylvania, and his doctorate from the University of Chicago, Committee on Social Thought. Marino was research fellow at the Kierkegaard Biblioteket in Copenhagen for three years.

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This anthology brings together into one volume the most influential and commonly taught works of existentialism.

Read more Read less. Review " Basic Writings of Existentialism will be, for many, a reminder of what first drew them to existentialism and, simply, to philosophy. Marino's introductory essays, taut, instructive, well-tuned to the drumbeat of each thinker's passions and concerns, and the substantial selections from the foremost representatives of the movement, are a benediction.

In defiance of Hegel's pronouncements, the thinkers included here introduce us to a philosophy in present tense, and preferably in the active voice. Readers new to existentialism have as reliable a guide as the subject matter permits.

Those familiar with movement have an occasion for recollection and more. It's good to see selections from Simone de Beauvoir and Ralph Ellison, as well. Marino has a sharp eye for picking telling passages from often long and complex works. It's now clear that existentialism is one of the enduring traditions in Western Philosophy, Art, and Religion, a perspective that articulates and responds to the deepest human needs.

These fresh selections lay out the issues, from alienation to reconciliation, from despair to joyful wisdom, that make this world-perspective so compelling. Marino's introductions to each writer, and his introductory overview, are lively and capture the spirit of the chosen texts.

A profound adventure awaits those readers ready to immerse themselves in this jewel of a book. Mooney, Professor of Philosophy and Religion, Syracuse University "With superb selections and strongly supportive introductory biographies, this is in my judgment the best existentialism anthology out there.

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 that humans can discover, we must determine meaning for ourselves. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota. He was research fellow at the Kierkegaard Biblioteket in Copenhagen for three years. Read more. No customer reviews. How does Amazon calculate star ratings?

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Review this product Share your thoughts with other customers. Write a customer review. Most helpful customer reviews on Amazon. Verified Purchase. Covers most of the important and popular existentialist. There is a brief summary of the author and then a short sometimes chapter of writing from one of the existentialist writers. You will not find whole and complete texts but sections, usually very crucial parts. This is a great book if you want a brief overview of 19th Century Existentialism Literature.

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Basic Writings of Existentialism

Look Inside. 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. This anthology brings together into one volume the most influential and commonly taught works of existentialism. Readers new to existentialism have as reliable a guide as the subject matter permits. Those familiar with movement have an occasion for recollection and more. Marino has a sharp eye for picking telling passages from often long and complex works.

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Readers new to existentialism have as reliable a guide as the subject matter permits. Those familiar with movement have an occasion for recollection and more. The key writers are included—Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, and Dostoevsky from the nineteenth century, and Heidegger, Sartre, and Camus from the twentieth century. Marino has a sharp eye for picking telling passages from often long and complex works.

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