Existentialism : Basic Writings / Edition 2

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"An invaluable source for undergraduate courses in continental philosophy." --Giovanna Borradori, Vassar College
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780872205956
  • Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
  • Publication date: 10/1/2001
  • Edition description: REVISED
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 400
  • Sales rank: 340,258
  • Product dimensions: 6.12 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 0.79 (d)

Meet the Author

Charles Guignon is Professor of Philosophy, University of South Florida. He is author of, among other works, Heidegger and the Problem of Knowledge (Hackett) and On Being Authentic (Routledge), and editor of The Grand Inquisitor: With Related Chapters from The Brothers Karamazov (Hackett), The Good Life (Hackett), Dostoevsky: Notes from the Underground (Hackett), and The Cambridge Companion to Heidegger (Cambridge University Press).

Derk Pereboom is Professor of Philosophy, Cornell University.

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Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition
Introduction: The Legacy of Existentialism
Kierkegaard 1
Background Reading: from Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit 19
Fear and Trembling 26
The Sickness unto Death: That Despair is the Sickness unto Death 78
Concluding Unscientific Postscript: The Subjective Truth, Inwardness; Truth is Subjectivity 85
Nietzsche 93
The Birth of Tragedy (Section One) 119
The Gay Science 123
Twilight of the Idols 172
Heidegger 183
Being and Time 211
Sartre 255
Background Reading: Husserl's "Phenomenology and Anthropology" 276
The Humanism of Existentialism 290
Being and Nothingness 309
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