Basic Writings of Existentialism has ratings and 35 reviews. Sarah said: Kierkagard said that if we were to undermine living with our heart because w. Title: basic-writings-of-existentialism-modern-marino-gordon, Author: Mark Elmore, Name: basic-writings-of-existentialism-modern-marino-gordon, Length: Edited and with an Introduction by Gordon Marino Basic Writings of Existentialism , unique to the Modern Library, presents the writings of key.

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Buy the selected items together This item: What I do know is that It is very rare to come madino a book about philosophy that’s a page-turner. Trivia About Basic Writings of English Choose a language for shopping. The editor gives a good intro to the topic and then we have an interesting selection from some of the top boys in the field. Beyond Good and Evil: From Hellenism to Celan. UCSC requires this book, but it’s a great thought provoking read. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Oct 12, Brady Dale rated it liked it. Sep 05, Ling Xuan rated it it was amazing. This anthology brings together into one volume the most influential and commonly taught works of existentialism.

Basic Writings of Existentialism by Gordon Daniel Marino

Could’ve done without the literary selections from Dostoevsky, de Unamuno, and Ralph Ellison, but that’s just me. If, however, you want to wade through the words of the existentialists themsevles and decide for yourself what they’re about, then this anthology presents wonderul material to consider. The Penguin History of the World. Basic Writings of Existentialism.


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Nietzsche and Sartre were especially difficult. Overall rating No ratings yet 0. The works are grouped chronologically, giving an excellent view of the evolution of existentalist thought. Marino has a sharp eye for picking telling passages from often long and complex works.

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You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: Would you like us to take another look at this review? Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Perhaps if the editor had included, for example, the works by Hegel that Kierkegaard was responding to, Kierkegaard’s own positions might have been more understandable. A Philosophy bxsic Boredom. It’s not an introductory text and does not contain explanatory material, like in a Norton paperback for example; Marino lets the texts speak for themselves, except in places where badic foreign language is quoted or a particularly obscure or obsolete idea is brought up.

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Looking for More Exidtentialism Reads? Plus everything else on top of that. Thus far, he has bogged me down considerably, with his inability to sever his belief in the wholly unprovable supernatural.


The selections for this book are well chosen, but I would not recommend this book to the absolute beginner. I want to read more Sartre and Jugo.

Mar 19, Sarah Fulton rated it really liked it Recommends it for: The beginning student will find themselves either overwhelmed by the material or unable to ascertain exactly what makes these writings existential in nature if they haven’t taken a class or privately studied this school of philosophical thought. The self is a relation that relates itself to itself in the exidtentialism the self is not the relation but is the relation’s relating itself to itself.

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I worked my way through about half of these–until I felt my own existential crisis coming on, and realized that reading about existentialism made it worse.