Being and Nothingness: An Essay on Phenomenological Ontology by Jean-Paul Sartre

By Jean-Paul Sartre

Born in Paris in 1905, Sartre was once a professor of philosophy while he joined the French military on the outbreak of worldwide struggle II. Captured by way of the Germans, he was once published, after approximately a 12 months, in 1941. He instantly joined the French resistance as a journalist. within the postwar period Jean-Paul Sartre - thinker, critic, novelist, and dramatist - grew to become the most influential males of this century. He died in Paris in 1980.

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Philosophic Thought in France and the United States: Essays by Marvin Farber

By Marvin Farber

Copyright® 1950, 1968, by means of The learn origin of kingdom college of latest York, Albany, manhattan. X, 813 pages – ASIN: B001WB8THW

Foreword (fragment): “The ebook of a moment version of Philosophic suggestion in France and the USA presents an appropriate celebration for recalling the function performed by means of the 1st variation, which seemed in 1950. It was once obtrusive that the essays making up the amount met a long-felt want, as proven via the nice and cozy reception and the ongoing curiosity in them. There were all too little wisdom of French philosophy in the US, or even much less wisdom of yankee philosophy in France. It used to be to be anticipated that the philosophical war of words of students from international locations during which there have been such huge, immense cultural power and highbrow swap may meet with a lot curiosity […]”.

Contents: Marvin Farber: Foreword – PART I: modern FRENCH PHILOSOPHY – Jacques Havet: French Philosophical culture among the 2 Wars – Jean Wahl: the current scenario and the current way forward for French Philosophy – Emile Bréhier : The Spirit of the historical past of Philosophy and of the Sciences in France – Jean Hering: Phenomenology in France –Gaston Berger adventure and Transcendence – René Le Senne: los angeles Philosophie de l'Esprit – Louis Lavelle : the 3 phases of Metaphysics – Robert Campbell : Existentialism in France because the Liberation – Auguste Cornu Bergsonianism and Existentialism – André Lalande: valuable guides at the Philosophy of the Sciences introduced out in France given that 1900 – Marcel Boll and Jacques Reinhart: good judgment in France within the 20th Century – Raymond Polin:The Philosophy of Values in France – Henry Dumêry: Catholic Philosophy in France – Roger Mehl: the location of spiritual Philosophy in France – Raymond Bayer contemporary Esthetic idea in France – Henri Lefebvre: wisdom and Social feedback – Raymond Aron: The Philosophy of heritage – Henri Wallon : The Philosophy of schooling in France – Richard McKeon – PART II: modern AMERICAN PHILOSOPHY: A. Cornelius Benjamin: Philosophy in the USA among Wars – George Boas: The background of Philosophy – H.G. Townsend: Idealism in the USA – Marvin Farber: Descriptive Philosophy and the character of Human life – Charles A. Baylis: The Given and Perceptual wisdom – Roy wooden Sellars: serious Realism and smooth Materialism – Sidney Hook: where of John Dewey in sleek notion – Victor F. Lenzen: Philosophy of technology in the United States – Donald Cary Williams: chance, Induction, and the Provident guy – Frederic JB. Fitch: characteristic and sophistication – Felix Kaufmann: simple matters in Logical Positivism – Abraham Edel: a few traits in American Naturalistic Ethics – Vernon J. Bourse: fabric Possessions and Thomistic Ethics – Daniel S. Robinson: Philosophy of faith within the usa within the 20th Century – Thomas Munro: current developments in American Esthetics – V. J. McGill: the most pattern of Social Philosophy in the USA – Morton G. White: towards an Analytic Philosophy of historical past – Harold Taylor: The Philosophy of yankee schooling – André Lalande: Reflections of a French thinker at the previous American Essays – Gilbert Varet: Supplementary Bibliography – index.

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My own opinion approximately this book: most likely the most effective expositions of ways “continental” and “American” philosophy seemed like within the first a long time of the 20 Century.

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The Ethics of Ambiguity by Simone de Beauvoir

By Simone de Beauvoir

In de Beauvoir’s moment significant essay, the well known French thinker illustrates the ethics of Existentialism through outlining a chain of “ways of being”

In this vintage advent to Existentialist suggestion, French thinker Simone de Beauvoir’s The Ethics of Ambiguity at the same time will pay homage to and grapples along with her French contemporaries, philosophers Jean-Paul Sartre and Maurice Merleau-Ponty, by way of arguing that the freedoms in Existentialism hold with them yes moral duties. whereas considering Nihilism, Surrealism, Existentialism, Objectivity, and human values, The Ethics of Ambiguity is a radical exam of lifestyles and what it potential to human lifestyles.

To do that, de Beauvoir outlines a chain of “ways of being” (the adventurer, the passionate individual, the sweetheart, the artist, and the intellectual), every one of which overcomes the former’s deficiencies, and consequently can stay as much as the tasks of freedom. eventually, de Beauvoir argues that during order to accomplish actual freedom, one needs to conflict opposed to the alternatives and actions of these who suppress it.

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The Woman in the Dunes by Kobo Abe

By Kobo Abe

One of many best eastern novels of the 20th century, the ladies within the Dunes combines the essence of delusion, suspense, and the existential novel. In a distant seashore village, Niki Jumpei, a instructor and beginner entomologist, is held captive with a tender lady on the backside of an enormous sand pit the place, Sisyphus-like, they're pressed into shoveling off the ever-advancing sand dunes that threaten the village.

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Kierkegaard's philosophy of becoming : movements and by Kierkegaard, Sren; Kierkegaard, Søren; Carlisle, Clare

By Kierkegaard, Sren; Kierkegaard, Søren; Carlisle, Clare

An obtainable and unique exploration of the theological and philosophical value of Kierkegaard’s non secular thought.

Søren Kierkegaard’s suggestion of “repetition” because the new type of fact signaled the start of existentialist notion, turning philosophical awareness from the pursuit of aim wisdom to the circulate of turning into that characterizes each one individual’s lifestyles. concentrating on the subject matter of flow in his 1843 pseudonymous texts Either/Or, Repetition, and Fear and Trembling, Clare Carlisle offers an unique and illuminating interpretation of Kierkegaard’s non secular notion, together with newly translated fabric, that emphasizes both its philosophical and theological importance. Kierkegaard complained of an absence of move not just in Hegelian philosophy but in addition in his personal “dreadful nonetheless life,” and his heroes are those that bounce, dance, and make journeys—but what do those events symbolize, and the way are they comprehensive? How do we be real to ourselves, not to mention to others if we're consistently changing into? Carlisle explores those inquiries to discover either the philosophical and the literary coherence of Kierkegaard’s notoriously enigmatic authorship.

“Clare Carlisle has written an professional learn which examines the jobs of circulate and stasis in 3 of Kierkegaard’s such a lot fashionable works … This quantity will curiosity Kierkegaard experts, but it truly is written with a readability and elegance which additionally make it compatible as an creation or a complement to shut learn of the early pseudonymous works.” — Religious Studies

“This superb e-book represents the very best contribution to the starting to be physique of up to date writings at the strange and elusive corpus of Kierkegaard’s early pseudonymous writings. the writer brings a unprecedented point of philosophical sophistication and rhetorical aptitude to this paintings, and the result's a desirable ebook that would attract students of philosophy and faith in quite a few fields starting from ethics and literature, to theology and postmodernism. That acknowledged, the ebook is written so truly, and with such obvious ardour, that it'll entice a extra well known viewers as well—much as Kierkegaard’s pseudonymous writings themselves have been designed to do.” — Louis A. Ruprecht Jr., writer of Afterwords: Hellenism, Modernism, and the parable of Decadence

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Kierkegaard's Writings, X: Three Discourses on Imagined by Søren Kierkegaard, Edna H. Hong, Howard V. Hong

By Søren Kierkegaard, Edna H. Hong, Howard V. Hong

Three Discourses on Imagined Occasions was once the final of 7 works signed through Kierkegaard and released at the same time with an anonymously authored spouse piece. Imagined Occasions either enhances and stands not like Kierkegaard's pseudonymously released Stages on Life's Way.

the 2 volumes not just have a chronological relation yet deal with a number of the similar precise topics. the 1st of the 3 discourses, "On the get together of a Confession," facilities on stillness, ask yourself, and one's look for God--in distinction to the speechmaking on erotic love in "In Vino Veritas," half one among Stages. the second one discourse, "On the get together of a Wedding," enhances the second one a part of Stages, within which pass judgement on William provides a panegyric on marriage. The 3rd discourse, "At a Graveside," sharpens the moral and non secular earnestness implicit in Stages's "'Guilty'/'Not Guilty'" and completes this collection.

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Gadamer's ethics of play : hermeneutics and the other by Monica Vilhauer

By Monica Vilhauer

Gadamer's Ethics of Play: Hermeneutics and the Other examines the moral dimensions of realizing via concentrating on Gadamer's notion of "play" because it is constructed in his magnum opus Truth and Method. Monica Vilhauer argues for the worldwide relevance of play in Gadamer's philosophical hermeneutics by means of revealing play because the key idea that depicts the method of all understanding―that is, the dynamic, dialogical, and interpretive technique through which interlocutors come to know a standard subject material jointly. during the lens of dialogue-play, the e-book specializes in openness towards one's discussion companion, recognize for his differing perspective, and a willingness to profit from him in dialog as an important moral stipulations of real figuring out. The ebook goals to restore the moral center of philosophical hermeneutics and demonstrate the reworking energy of the opposite in Gadamer's hermeneutics.

While Gadamer's Ethics of Play develops his philosophical hermeneutics as a moral philosophy, within the kind of the older culture of Aristotelian functional philosophy, it's eventually serious of the level to which Gadamer's hermeneutics can be utilized as a advisor to perform. The booklet issues out our want for suggestions once we face our so much widespread difficulty to understanding―a closedness to the opposite, or unwillingness to interact in conversation―but reveals no information from Gadamer in eventualities the place moral stipulations are missing. encouraged through Gadamer's dialogue of play, the publication searches for varieties of human interplay that may have the facility to open or re-open the play of discussion among those that became closed to one another, in order that actual knowing among them should be built. The publication is obtainable to an undergraduate viewers, whereas additionally being suitable to ongoing debates between Gadamer students

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