Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy

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Doubleday, 1958 - Existentialism - 278 pages
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Wonderful introduction to Existentialism. - Goodreads
Classic, lucid, gracefully written overview. - Goodreads
This is an excellent introduction to existentialism. - Goodreads
Decent introduction to existential philosophy. - Goodreads
The intro book to Existential philosophy. - Goodreads
This book is only an introduction, though. - Goodreads

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Wonderful introduction to Existentialism. Barrett explains in easy-to-understand language the major concepts of Existentialism. Read full review

Review: Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy

User Review  - Gregory - Goodreads

A great armchair introduction to Existentialism, free of jargon. Barrett seems partial to Kierkegaard and the German philosophers, but gives the French pretty short shrift. Only Sartre is discussed much, but not Camus, or De Beauvoir, or Merleau-Ponty. Read full review

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Contents

The Advent of Existentialism
3
The Encounter with Nothingness
23
The Testimony of Modern Art
42
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