In this popular, highly readable survey, Mary Warnock considers the contributions made to Existentialism by Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, and Husserl, and discusses at length the works of Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty, and Sartre. This revised edition includes a postscript reviewing the status of Existentialism in the 1990s and has a thoroughly updated bibliography.
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