With its emphasis on individuality, freedom, and personal responsibility, existentialism was one of the 20th century’s most significant philosophical movements. Through such writers as Sarte, de Beauvoir, and Camus, it influenced literature, the arts and humanities, and politics. Thomas R. Flynn examines the philosophy’s core beliefs, focusing on several key existential themes, and introduces the leading existentialist thinkers, from Kierkegaard and Nietzsche to Sartre.
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Review: ExistentialismUser Review - Gina - Goodreads
This book was a great introduction to existential thought. I like the format of the book, which includes overviews complete with pictures, biographies of philosophers, and descriptions of philosphical ... Read full review
Review: ExistentialismUser Review - Spoust1 - Goodreads
Existentialism is a philosophy that has to do, explicitly, with how to live. It strikes, it hurts - or at least it's supposed to. Existentialism - that's Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Sartre, de Beauvoir ... Read full review