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Existentialism For Beginners

by David Cogswell & Joe Lee

Existentialism For Beginners is an entertaining romp through the history of a philosophical movement that has had a broad and enduring influence on Western culture. From the middle of the Nineteenth Century...


Talent Development, Existential Philosophy and Sport: On Becoming an Elite Athlete

by Kenneth Aggerholm

 'Why don't young athletes in sport just quit?' Starting with this question and drawing on existential philosophy, phenomenology and hermeneutics, Talent Development, Existential Philosophy and Sport seeks...


Making Sense of Heidegger: A Paradigm Shift

by Thomas Sheehan

This important book opens a new path in Heidegger research that will stimulate dialogue within Heidegger studies, as well as with philosophers outside the phenomenological tradition and scholars in theology,...


Title and Deed / Oh, the Humanity and other good intentions

by Will Eno

A new collection by the author of Pulitzer Prize finalist Thom Pain (based on nothing).


Sartre Explained: From Bad Faith to Authenticity

by David Detmer

The French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre (1905–1980) was the major representative of the philosophical movement called “existentialism,” and he remains by far the most famous philosopher, worldwide, of the...


Gadamer's Ethics of Play: Hermeneutics and the Other

by Monica Vilhauer

Gadamer's Ethics of Play examines the ethical dimensions of understanding by focusing on the concept of dialogical 'play' in Hans-Georg Gadamer's Truth and Method. The book is accessible to an undergraduate...


Gnit

by Will Eno

An impish adaptation of Ibsen’s dramatic poem by one of contemporary theatre’s most original wordsmiths.


Finite Transcendence: Existential Exile and the Myth of Home

by Steven A. Burr

Finite Transcendence: Existential Exile and the Myth of Home introduces and situates “existential exile” as an experience of the fundamental finitude of human existence and demonstrates how a particular...


The Existentialists: Critical Essays on Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Heidegger, and Sartre

by Charles B. Guignon

This volume brings together for the first time some of the most helpful and insightful essays on the four most influential and discussed philosophers in the history of existentialism: Kierkegaard, Nietzsche,...


The Quotable Kierkegaard

by Søren Kierkegaard & Gordon Marino

"Why I so much prefer autumn to spring is that in the autumn one looks at heaven--in the spring at the earth."--Søren Kierkegaard

The father of existentialism, Søren Kierkegaard (1813-1855) was a philosopher...


Cosmos and Psyche: Intimations of a New World View

by Richard Tarnas

From a philosopher whose magisterial history of Western thought was praised by Joseph Campbell and Huston Smith comes a brilliant new book that traces the connection between cosmic cycles and archetypal patterns...


Heidegger's Being and Time: Critical Essays

by Richard Polt, Steven Crowell, Graeme Nicholson & Charles Guignon et al.

Heidegger's Being and Time: Critical Essays provides a variety of recent studies of Heidegger's most important work. Twelve prominent scholars, representing diverse nationalities, generations, and interpretive...


Existentialists and Mystics: Writings on Philosophy and Literature

by Iris Murdoch

Best known as the author of twenty-six novels, Iris Murdoch has also made significant contributions to the fields of ethics and aesthetics. Collected here for the first time in one volume are her most influential...


Encounters with Alphonso Lingis

by Alexander E. Hooke & Wolfgang W. Fuchs

Encounters with Alphonso Lingis is the first extensive study of this American philosopher who is gaining an international reputation to augment his national one. The distinguished contributors to this volume...


Nietzsche's On the Genealogy of Morals: Critical Essays

by Christa Davis Acampora, Alexander Nehamas, Eric Blondel & Daniel Conway et al.

In this astonishingly rich volume, experts in ethics, epistemology, philosophy of mind, political theory, aesthetics, history, critical theory, and hermeneutics bring to light the best philosophical scholarship...


The Seducer's Diary

by Søren Kierkegaard, John Updike, Howard V. Hong & Edna H. Hong

"In the vast literature of love, The Seducer's Diary is an intricate curiosity--a feverishly intellectual attempt to reconstruct an erotic failure as a pedagogic success, a wound masked as a boast," observes...


Fear and Trembling and The Sickness Unto Death

by Søren Kierkegaard, Walter Lowrie & Gordon Marino

Walter Lowrie's classic, bestselling translation of Søren Kierkegaard's most important and popular books remains unmatched for its readability and literary quality. Fear and Trembling and The Sickness Unto...


Philosophy and Kafka

by Brendan Moran & Carlo Salzani

Philosophy and Kafka is a collection of original essays interrogating the relationship of literature and philosophy. The essays either discuss specific philosophical commentaries on Kafka’s work, consider...


Revolutionary Hope: Essays in Honor of William L. McBride

by Nathan J. Jun & Shane Wahl

Over the course of the last four decades, William Leon McBride has distinguished himself as one of the most esteemed and accomplished philosophers of his generation. This volume—which celebrates the occasion...


Historical Dictionary of Husserl's Philosophy

by John J. Drummond

Edmund Husserl (1859-1938) is widely regarded as the founding figure of the philosophical movement of 'phenomenology.' Husserl's philosophical program was both embraced and rejected by many, but in either case,...