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Understand Existentialism
     

Understand Existentialism

by Mel Thompson, Nigel Rodgers
 

Understand Existentialism breaks down a complex mode of thought into more manageable sections, enabling you to get to grips with the key concepts within the movement. Chart the origins and development of existentialism in a variety of disciplines and learn about significant thinkers from Sartre and De Beauvoir to Beckett and Camus. Whether you are a newcomer

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Understand Existentialism breaks down a complex mode of thought into more manageable sections, enabling you to get to grips with the key concepts within the movement. Chart the origins and development of existentialism in a variety of disciplines and learn about significant thinkers from Sartre and De Beauvoir to Beckett and Camus. Whether you are a newcomer or more experienced student, this book will enhance your understanding of a brand of philosophy designed to give meaning and direction amongst the uncertainties of modern life.
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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781444110623
Publisher:
Quercus
Publication date:
05/28/2013
Series:
Teach Yourself Series
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
864,596
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.75(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Mel Thompson is a freelance writer, specialising in philosophy, religion and ethics.

Nigel Rodgers works as an author and editor, with published volumes focusing on religion, art, history and philosophy, as well as a variety of other topics.

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