2 edition of Existentialism from within. found in the catalog.
Existentialism from within.
E. L. Allen
|LC Classifications||B819 .A6 1953a|
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|Number of Pages||185|
|LC Control Number||53009370|
Dostoevsky once wrote: “If God did not exist, everything would be permitted”; and that, for existentialism, is the starting point. Everything is indeed permitted if God does not exist, and man is in consequence forlorn, for he cannot find anything to depend upon either within or outside himself. He discovers forthwith, that he is without. Later, in the 40s, the great representatives of existentialism movement Jean-Paul Sartre ( – ) and Albert Camus ( – ) developed the term “existentialism.” As Sartre explained, existentialism is a human way of understanding existence.
This chapter examines the tension between Russian existentialism and existential “Russianism” by focusing on key moments from Fyodor Dostoevsky’s Notes from Underground and The Brothers Karamazov and from Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina. In particular, it evokes a “Russian existentialism” that avoids the tendency to dwell exclusively on Russian literary angst and instead attends to the. Buy a cheap copy of Existentialism: A Reconstruction book by David Edward Cooper. First published in , Existentialism is widely regarded as a classic introductory survey of the topic, and has helped to renew interest in existentialist Free shipping over $
Existentialism from Dostoevsky to Sartre (The basic writings of Existentialism, many never before translated) by Walter Kaufmann and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at It was one of the few books in English to give a readable explanation of the ideas and writings of Dostoyevsky, Sartre and Camus, especially the idea of alienation. Irrational Man: a study in existential philosophy, by William Barratt (), Anchor Books ISBN This is a more direct study of existentialism by a professional.
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Existentialism was a post-war movement of philosophy,describing an attitude to life and God held by the overcome the mass,the crowd,the individual develops his own beliefs through choices he makes,actions he takes,a committed approach,becoming different Cited by: 5.
Although this book was written in ,it gives a lucid,though Christian viewpoint,and the de Beauvoir/Camus view of man conquering the absurdity of his face of an apparently meaningless universe,the existentialist can give his own life individual meaning by making active choices about who he is and what he believes."Man not merely is,but must do something about /5(2).
This book, first published inwas one of the first written in English that attempted to provide a sympathetic analysis of the new movement of Existentialism. In the attempt to bring out what is of permanent value in what was at the time a study yet to gain academic recognition, it is a valuable work that presents a clear-eyed analysis from the ground by: 5.
Book Description This book, first published inwas one of the first written in English that attempted to provide a sympathetic analysis of the new movement of Existentialism.
In the attempt to bring out what is of permanent value in what was at the time a study yet to gain academic recognition, it is a valuable work that presents a clear-eyed analysis from the ground up.
NEW BOOKS Existentialism from Within. By E. ALLEN, PH.D., D.D. (Routledge and Kegan Paul. I Pp. ix + I Price I8s.) In this book Dr. Allen discusses the philosophies of Heidegger, Sartre, Jaspers and Marcel. He aims at giving a sympathetic treatment of the existentialist movement from a Christian point of view and at bringing out its permanentvalue.
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It’s also very philosophically rigorous. It tends to steer away from the literary side of existentialism, and it avoids some of the authors that proceed more through essays or novels like Camus. But it makes up for that by really putting existentialism within the philosophical tradition and looking at it as a system of philosophical thought.
In my own writings, I have made an attempt to locate the existentialist call to awaken people to the human condition within the Buddha s analysis of suffering and the way out of the human predicament of existential pain and anguish: the quest for meaning, the search for identity, the struggle to be authentic, existential challenges of tragedy, alienation and anxiety, as well as the assertion of human self-awareness and freedom Reviews: 4.
Existentialism from within. London, Routledge & Paul  (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: E L Allen. "A book not recommended for beginners" Having taken an interest in existentialism and having read a few books on the topic, I thought I could not miss this compilation with Robert C.
Solomon, a prolific author in philosophy books and a professor of Philosophy at the University of Texas at Austin, as the author.
The introduction was a surprise that it read like a sarcastic and hostile attack to /5(16). The book opens with a crystal clear overveiw of Existentialism, its themes,its personalities, and its conclusions. If you want to live 'in the moment' this book will introduce you to ways of approaching real life, and avoiding errors induced by, for instance, religion.
Excellent throughout, and well s: This book deals with 10 thinkers that are associated with existentialism: Dostoevsky, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Rilke, Kafka, Ortega, Jaspers, Heidegger, Sartre, and Camus. The collection was organized by Kaufmann, an American philosopher.
The book is an anthology, which took me by surprised since it's not mentioned anywhere/5(). In that sense, an existential novelist absorbs the ideas in vogue at the time and reproduces them within literature. Just as existential philosophy is difficult to fit neatly into a box, one cannot simply boil the literature of existentialism down to a simple recipe.
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[E L Allen] -- This book, first published inwas one of the first written in English that attempted to provide a sympathetic analysis of the new movement of Existentialism. First published inExistentialism is widely regarded as a classic introductory survey of the topic, and has helped to renew interest in existentialist philosophy.
The author places existentialism within the great traditions of philosophy, and argues that it deserves as much attention from analytic philosophers as it has always received on the continent/5(4). Existentialism, 2/e, offers an exceptional and accessible introduction to the richness and diversity of existentialist thought.
Retaining the focus of the highly successful first edition, the second edition provides extensive material on the "big four" existentialists--Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Heidegger, and Sartre--while also including selections from twenty-four other s: Because existentialism is treated as a 'lived' philosophy that is understood and explored through how one lives one's life rather than a 'system' that must be studied from books, it is not unexpected that much existentialist thought can be found in literary form (novels, plays) and not just in the traditional philosophical treatises.
Indeed, some of the most important examples of. According to existentialism: (1) Existence is always particular and individual—always my existence, your existence, his existence, her existence.
(2) Existence is primarily the problem of existence (i.e., of its mode of being); it is, therefore, also the investigation of the meaning of Being. Existentialism and the Modern Predicament by F.H.
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Existentialism is a movement within continental philosophy that developed in the late 19th and 20th centuries.This book, first published inis a study of the development of Sartre’s political thought from the late s to the liberation of France inconcentrating particularly upon his concept of freedom.
Existentialism from Within 1st Edition. Forthcoming. E.L. Allen. Jean-Paul Sartre‘s novel Nausea was “steeped in Existential ideas”, and is considered an accessible way of grasping his philosophical stance.
Sincemuch cultural activity in art, cinema, and literature contains postmodernist and existentialist elements. Books such as Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?