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Basic Writings of Existentialism

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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. This anthology brings together into one volume the most influential and commonly taught works of existentialism. Contributors include Simone de Beauvoir, Albert Camus, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Ralph Ellison, Martin Heidegger, S

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A collection of existentialist writings includes pieces by such figures as de Beauvoir, Dostoevsky, and Nietzsche and represents the movement's key strains and developments, covering such topics as theology, race studies, and women's studies. Original. 10,000 first printing.

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GORDON MARINO, this volume's editor and introducer, is professor of philosophy, Boldt Distinguished Chair in the Humanities, and director of the Hong Kierkegaard Library at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota. He was research fellow at the Kierkegaard Biblioteket in Copenhagen for three years. He is also co-editor of The Cambridge Companion to Kierkegaard and author of Kierkegaard in the Present Age.

Table of Contents

Contents

INTRODUCTION by Gordon Marino ix

BASIC WRITINGS OF

EXISTENTIALISM

SREN KIERKEGAARD

FEAR AND TREMBLING

Problema I 7

Problema II 24

THE SICKNESS UNTO DEATH

A. Despair Is the Sickness unto Death 41

B. The Universality of This Sickness (Despair) 51

C. The Forms of This Sickness (Despair) 58

FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE

ON THE GENEALOGY OF MORALS

First Essay: “Good and Evil,” “Good and Bad” 111

Second Essay: “Guilt,” “Bad Conscience,” and the Like 145

FYODOR DOSTOEVSKY

NOTES FROM THE UNDERGROUND

Part I: Underground 193

THE BROTHERS KARAMAZOV

The Grand Inquisitor 231

MIGUEL DE UNAMUNO Y JUGO

SAINT MANUEL BUENO, MARTYR 257

viii . Contents

MARTIN HEIDEGGER

BEING AND TIME

The Possible Being-a-Whole of Da-sein and

Being-Toward-Death 299

JEAN-PAUL SARTRE

EXISTENTIALISM 341

BEING AND NOTHINGNESS

Self-Negation 369

The Encounter with the Other 391

SIMONE DE BEAUVOIR

THE ETHICS OF AMBIGUITY

Ambiguity 413

ALBERT CAMUS

THE MYTH OF SISYPHUS

An Absurd Reasoning 441

The Myth of Sisyphus 489

RALPH ELLISON

INVISIBLE MAN

Prologue 495

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307430670
Publisher:
Modern Library
Subject:
Philosophy : Movements - Existentialism
Editor:
Marino, Gordon
Edited by:
Gordon Daniel Marino
Author:
Edited and with an Introduction by Gordon Marino
Author:
of<b> Kierkegaard in the Present Age</b>.
Author:
Marino, Gordon Daniel
Author:
Gordon Daniel Marino
Subject:
Movements - Existentialism
Subject:
Existentialism
Subject:
Philosophy-Anthologies
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Subject:
Philosophy-Surveys
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20040413
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
505

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Product details 505 pages Random House Publishing Group - English 9780307430670 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A collection of existentialist writings includes pieces by such figures as de Beauvoir, Dostoevsky, and Nietzsche and represents the movement's key strains and developments, covering such topics as theology, race studies, and women's studies. Original. 10,000 first printing.
"Synopsis" by , GORDON MARINO, this volume's editor and introducer, is professor of philosophy, Boldt Distinguished Chair in the Humanities, and director of the Hong Kierkegaard Library at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota. He was research fellow at the Kierkegaard Biblioteket in Copenhagen for three years. He is also co-editor of The Cambridge Companion to Kierkegaard and author of Kierkegaard in the Present Age.
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