Apr 13, The Paperback of the Basic Writings of Existentialism by Gordon Marino at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!. Basic Writings of Existentialism has ratings and 35 reviews. Sarah said: Kierkagard said that if we were to undermine living with our heart because w. Dec 18, Edited and with an Introduction by Gordon Marino Basic Writings of Existentialism , unique to the Modern Library, presents the writings of key.

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Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. The author has done the best to balance clarity with authenticity. The title should be at least 4 characters long. I liked the intros the editor provided, and I wouldn’t have minded reading more grodon him and hearing his explanation of the importance of each piece.

From Hellenism to Celan. This is especially no The selections for this wrtings are well chosen, but I would not recommend this book to the absolute beginner.

We are experiencing technical difficulties. Metaphysics as a Guide to Morals. Studies in Contemporary Opinion. The review must be at least 50 characters long. An Existential Detective Story. Between Man and Man.

Man doesn’t choose evil Inspired by Your Browsing History. It’s not an existentialsim text and does not contain explanatory material, like in a Norton paperback for example; Marino lets the texts speak for themselves, except in places where a foreign language is quoted or a particularly obscure or obsolete idea is brought up.

How to Be an Existentialist. On mraino whole, the longing for solitude is a sign that there still is spirit in a person and is the measure of what spirit there is.

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Also in Modern Library Classics. It seems like a good place to start. Existentialism From Dostoevsky Writinvs Sartre. The Existentialist’s Survival Guide. Saint Manuel Bueno, Martyr is one of the best stories I’ve ever read and earns the five marinno alone, but the rest of the essays and stories are also excellent. That he entitled the work in which he tucked this labor “Fear and Trembling” was enough to make me avoid it before.


Basic Writings of Existentialism

Maybe it has to do with the variety of voices and styles. This idea was momentous to me in healing from heartbreak Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. Open Preview See a Problem? There is a definite gray area in ethics, nothing is black and white. I particulary enjoyed reading the piece by Miguel de Unamuno y Jugo, an author I wasn’t at all familiar with before.

De Beauvoir was a footnote. I was already acquainted with one of my favorite Russian authors, Dostoevsky, and I plan to read Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man, represented in this collection by its prologue, as soon as my library can borrow a copy for me.

A Brief History of Thought. Quotes from Basic Writings of Twilight of Idols and Anti-Christ. On the Genealogy of Morals: What I do know is that It is very rare to come across a book about philosophy that’s a page-turner.

This is a wonderful, albeit mindbending especially in the case of Kierkegaard’s stuff collection. This is especially noticeable with Kierkegaard and Dostoevsky, where I feel this context would have helped in the understanding of the selection. Published May 27th by Modern Library first published April 13th It reinforced some of the views I held but then also made more sense.

Overall, nonetheless, this provides and excellent and wrotings anthology of the often grim but always exciting school of existentialism. Could’ve done without the literary selections from Dostoevsky, de Unamuno, and Ralph Ellison, but that’s just me. What I do know is that I absolutely mario every page of this book, both because it made me think and because I learned so much about a section of philosophy that has always intrigued me.


It should be noted that a clear statment about what existentiali If you’re looking for a book that will lay out clearly what the philosophy of existentialism is, marjno this is not the book you’re looking for.

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Edited and with an Introduction by Gordon Marino Basic Writings of Existentialism, unique to the Modern Library, presents the writings of key nineteenth- and twentieth-century thinkers broadly united by their belief that because life has no inherent meaning humans can discover, we must determine meaning for ourselves. Mar 19, Sarah Fulton rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Stay in Touch Sign up.

Not only is man what he conceives himself to be, but he is wxistentialism only what he wills himself to be after this thrust toward existence. No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks!

View all 10 comments. I got a D in the class, but I’m pretty sure I want to get a masters in Philosophy. The Soul of Kierkegaard.

How To Og Nietzsche. Would you like us to take another look at this review? Marino has a sharp eye for picking telling passages from often long and complex works.

Nietzsche and Sartre were especially difficult.

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