Existentialism: A Reconstruction / Edition 2by David E. Cooper
Pub. Date: 06/28/1999
The author places existentialism within the great traditions of philosophy, and argues that it deserves as much attention from analytic philosophers as it has always received on the continent/i>
First published in 1990, Existentialism is widely regarded as a classic introductory survey of the topic, and has helped to renew interest in existentialist philosophy.
The author places existentialism within the great traditions of philosophy, and argues that it deserves as much attention from analytic philosophers as it has always received on the continent.
Table of ContentsPreface to Second Edition.
Part I: Preliminaries:.
1. The Sources of a Name.
2. Existentialists and 'The Existentialist'.
3. Some Misconceptions.
Part II: Philosophy and Alienation:.
4. Battling against Bewitchment.
5. Hegel and Marx.
6. Existentialist and Alienation.
Part III: From Phenomenology to Existentialism:.
8. The Existentialist Critique.
Part IV: 'Being-in-the-World':.
10. Human Existence.
Part V: Dualisms Dissolved:.
11. Subject versus Object.
12. Mind versus Body.
13. Reason versus Passion.
14. Fact versus Value.
Part VI: Self and Others:.
15. Some False Starts.
16.'Being-with' and 'Being-for'.
Part VII: Modes of Self-estrangement:.
17. Public, Herd and the 'They'.
18. Bad Faith and 'the Predominance of the Other'.
19. A Problem.
Part VIII: Angst, Death and Absurdity:.
23. Religious Intimations.
Part IX: Existential Freedom:.
24. Freedom and Constraint.
25. Choice and Refusal.
26. Individuals and Tribes.
Part X: Existentialism and Ethics:.
27. Existentialism versus Ethics?.
28. Commitment and Availability.
29. Reciprocal Freedom.
Part XI: Appendix: .
30. Heidegger and Sartre: An 'Erroneous Conflation'?.
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