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Is God "dead"? If we are alone, how should we act? These are key questions posed by existentialism. This unintimidating guide clearly explains the concepts of this philosophical movement in plain English. You'll meet the thinkers who helped it evolve — Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Sartre, Camus — and see how existentialist ideas have influenced everything from film and literature to world events.
The birth of existentialism
What "God is dead" means
Why it's crucial to live authentically
An existentialist critique of culture today
The movement's impact on philosophy and psychology
Introduced to this topic from a friend. This was laid out in a way that was easier to understand.Published 24 days ago by Lara Clem
I thought this book was great. Every chapter was good. When I was finished I felt that a lot a things just made a little more sense to me. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
Existentialism for Dummies is a synopsis of the major trends in the literary aspects of existentialism. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Steven AtBBSingularity Harvy Reich Sitten
All you want to know. Easy to read, very well written and you are certainly not a dummie on existentialism anymore, when you have red this wonderfull book.Published 11 months ago by T.J.J. Stok
Existentialism is not an easy subject to identify or explain, but these authors do a very good job. They don't bother with words that require a dictionary, and include just the... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Richard Alverson
I've always been intrigued by existentialism and some films and novels made me even more thrilled to have a introduction to these ideas. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Enrique
This is great. I needed it for research and couldn'tm have asked for anything better. it's great. and does the job and continues to do so.Published 18 months ago by NikMid
This book is meeting my expectations as a basic course /outline of existentialism and the differences between the basic tenets of this philosophy.Published 19 months ago by kguertin.
If you are familiar with Existentialist philosophy, then you the names of some of the Greats: Kirkegaard, Nietzsche, Sarte, Camus. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Matthew M. Tobin