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Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy

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Widely recognized as the finest definition of existentialist Philosophy, this book introduced existentialism to America in 1958. Barrett discusses the views of 19th and 20th century existentialists Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Heidegger, and Sartre and interprets the impact of their thinking on literature, art, and philosophy.

Table of Contents

Pt. 1. The present age — The advent of existentialism — The encounter with nothingness — The testimony of modern art — Pt. 2. The sources of existentialism in the Western tradition — Hebraism and Hellenism — Christian sources — The flight from Laputa — Pt. 3. The existentialists — Kierkegaard — Nietzsche — Heidegger — Sartre — Pt. 4. Integral vs. rational man — The place of the furies — Appendices — Negation, finitude, and the nature of man — Existence and analytic philosophers.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307761088
Subtitle:
A Study in Existential Philosophy
Publisher:
Doubleday
Author:
Barrett, William
Subject:
Philosophy : Movements - Existentialism
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
General
Subject:
Existentialism
Subject:
Modern
Subject:
History & Surveys - Modern
Subject:
Movements - Existentialism
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
1958
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
314

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