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. Edited and with an Introduction by Gordon Marino Basic Writings of Existentialism , unique to the Modern Library, presents the writings of key. Edited and with an Introduction by Gordon Marino Basic Writings of Existentialism , unique to the Modern Library, presents the writings of key nineteenth- and.
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For my Existential Meetup Group. Feb 23, Rod rated it really liked it. Apr 24, Monty Circus rated it did not like it Shelves: Maybe it has to do with the fact that all the excerpts tried to grapple with the always relevant question about the meaning of life.
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Basic Writings of Existentialism by Gordon Daniel Marino
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The other stories are excellent, too. But what is spirit?
I liked the intros the editor provided, and I wouldn’t have minded reading more from exostentialism and hearing his explanation of the importance of each piece. This is a wonderful, albeit mindbending especially in the case of Kierkegaard’s stuff collection.
Item s unavailable for purchase. This is the existential crisis that drew me to this book to begin with: Marino has a sharp eye for picking telling passages from often long and complex works. The selections for this book are well chosen, but I would not recommend this book to the absolute beginner. Lists with This Book. View all 10 comments.
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Jan 09, Miranda Brist rated it really liked it. Thus far, he has bogged me down considerably, with his inability to sever his belief in the wholly unprovable supernatural. Jan 31, Deb is currently reading it. Never will I give up on love. You can remove the unavailable item exiatentialism now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout.
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Apr 13, Pages Buy. Man doesn’t choose evil The wary student wanting to gain initial knowledge will want to look elsewhere, and the well-versed philosopher probably already has much of its contents in other books. It seems like a good place to start. On Truth and Untruth. Oct 12, Brady Dale rated it liked it. De Beauvoir was a footnote. The Will to Power. How to Be an Existentialist. With no index to enable better reading and comparison of ideas, no insightful commentary, and nothing outside of superficial contexts, this book is more a collection of works than an anthological tool, indicating it was published first and foremost for financial reasons.
However, I do feel like if I wasn’t learning the jargon in this book from the class, this book would’ve been much more difficult. But since it is a crime in our day to have spirit, it is indeed quite in order to classify such people, lovers of solitude, with criminals. Perhaps Hegel’s inclusion would have shed little light on Kierkegaard, and by extension, perhaps including more writers would have offered little additional clarity overall.
It reinforced some of the views I held but then also made more sense. Dec 18, Pages. However, this edition is highly lacking in any sort of informative content outside of page introductory biographies. Nov 12, Priscilla Sotelo Klisch rated it really liked it Shelves: Maybe it has to do with the variety of voices and styles.
You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: This anthology brings together into one volume the most influential and commonly taught works of existentialism. In this anthology’s introduction, editor Gordon Marino says that the reader will be “shaking hands” with several prominent figures in the existentialist tradition.
About Basic Writings of Existentialism 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.
However, I feel that the reader would have had an easier time understanding the ideas if they had been presented in a different order. Want to Read saving…. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. I don’t know if this is the best intro to this philosophy, but if you put in an effort you should be able to get through it. The Soul of Kierkegaard. Overall, nonetheless, this provides and excellent and thought-provoking anthology of the often grim but always exciting school of existentialism.