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. Title: basic-writings-of-existentialism-modern-marino-gordon, Author: Mark Elmore, Name: basic-writings-of-existentialism-modern-marino-gordon, Length: Edited and with an Introduction by Gordon Marino Basic Writings of Existentialism , unique to the Modern Library, presents the writings of key.

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Jun 08, Eric rated it really liked it. Your wriyings name should be at least 2 characters long. But this is almost worth owning just for the fact that it contains the entirety of Camus’s The Myth of Sisyphus. By way of clarification and supplement to my last book Beyond Good and Evil.

Ships from and sold by Amazon. These fresh selections lay out the issues, from alienation to reconciliation, from despair to magino wisdom, that make this world-perspective so compelling.

Nietzsche and Sartre were especially difficult.

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Customers who bought this item also bought. Refresh and try again. Paperbackpages. There is a kind of despair in which the despairing person “not infrequently longs for solitude, which for him is a necessity of life, at times like the necessity to breathe, at other times like the necessity to sleep 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.


We’ll publish them on our ot once we’ve reviewed them. I avoided reading Kierkegaard on the first time through, and that was a wise choice on my part. Oct 12, Brady Dale rated it liked it. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

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As for myself, I somehow soldiered on another couple of hundred existenitalism before giving up completely, and as a last ditch attempt at this subject, picked up “Existentialis “Basic Writings” my ass. The review must be at least 50 characters long. Thus far, he has bogged me down considerably, with his inability to sever his belief in the wholly unprovable supernatural. However, the confusing nature of many of the selections may not be entirely the fault of their authors.

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The Mysterious Affair at Styles. Gifting of the Kindle edition at the Kindle MatchBook price is not available. Please try again later. There is a definite gray area in ethics, nothing is black and white. The Shape of Ancient Thought.

Basic Writings of Existentialism by Gordon Daniel Marino

Overall rating No ratings yet 0. Dec 18, Pages Buy. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Really interesting, and worth reading if you’re into this sort of thing. It is very rare to come across a book about philosophy that’s a page-turner. An Existential Detective Story. However, this edition is highly lacking in any sort of informative content outside of page introductory biographies. The other stories are excellent, too. We need not hate ourselves and call ourselves sinners The Art of Always Being Right.


The selections for this book are well chosen, but I would not recommend this book to the absolute beginner. Studies in Contemporary Opinion. Many of these writings, Kierkegaard’s especially, appear to have been responses to other philosophers that Marino chose to leave out.

Print edition must be purchased new and sold exisrentialism Amazon. The author’s forwards certainly make the reading process less strengueous by adding necessary socio-political contexts, cultural notes and scholarly take on difficult Heideggerian terms.

I actually felt a lot more positive after reading this book, but I guess it’s in the hands of the reader.

Open Preview See a Problem? I got a D in the class, but I’m pretty sure I want to get a masters in Philosophy.

Basic Writings of Existentialism

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. This text lives up to my expectations as a presentation and learned discussion of the subject matter at hand. Basic Writings of Nietzsche. Modern Library Classics Paperback: It’s for Philosophy class.

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