Encounter with Nothingness: An Essay on Existentialism, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Encounter with Nothingness

An Essay on Existentialism, 1st Edition

By Helmut Kuhn


190 pages

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This book, first published in 1951, discusses the fundamental concepts which have crystallized around the fatal ‘crisis’. It proceeds by critically examining the theories which, from Kierkegaard to Heidegger, Sartre and their associates, have placed Existentialism in the focus of philosophical thought.

Table of Contents

1. What is Existence? 2. Nothingness Astir 3. Estrangement 4. Subjective Truth 5. Gravediggers at Work 6. Condemned to be Free 7. The Crisis of the Drama 8. Illumination through Anguish 9. Beyond Crisis

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Existentialism

This set collects together a vital selection of works on Existentialism, including the key Introduction to the New Existentialism by Colin Wilson. Some of the titles were early works written as this new philosophy spread into the English language, while others are more recent examinations.

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