The Arrow that Flies by Day: Existential Images of the Human Condition from Socrates to Hannah Arendt

The Arrow that Flies by Day: Existential Images of the Human Condition from Socrates to Hannah Arendt

by Bernard Murchland

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761840312
Publisher: UPA
Publication date: 06/25/2008
Pages: 150
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Bernard Murchland is Professor of Philosophy at Ohio Wesleyan University and the Editor of The Civic Arts Review.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction: Remembering the Sixties Chapter 2 Seeking the Good Life: Socrates' Erotic Revolution Chapter 3 At Home in the Universe: The Stoics as Existentialists Chapter 4 Senses of the Self: Augustine and the Ascent of the Soul Chapter 5 Overcoming Alienation: Rousseau's Search for Authenticity Chapter 6 Becoming Who We Are: Kierkegaard Against His Age (and Ours) Chapter 7 Single in the Crowd: Thoreau's Existential Experiment at Walden Pond Chapter 8 No Short Cut to Paradise: The Lonely Passion of William James Chapter 9 Beyond Nihilism: Nietzsche and the Ethics of Utopia Chapter 10 Between Solitude and Solidarity: The Two Worlds of Albert Camus Chapter 11 The Desire to Be God: Sartre and the Winding Roads of Freedom Chapter 12 Dramatist of a Broken World: The Soft Theism of Gabriel Marcel Chapter 13 Thinking without Banisters: Hannah Arendt and the Face of Radical Evil Chapter 14 Some After Words: A Message of Hope Part 15 Bibliography

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