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  • The Concept of Freedom and the Development of Sartre's Early Political Thought book cover

    The Concept of Freedom and the Development of Sartre's Early Political Thought

    1st Edition

    By Bernard Merkel

    This book, first published in 1987, is a study of the development of Sartre’s political thought from the late 1920s to the liberation of France in 1944, concentrating particularly upon his concept of freedom. It is argued that the evolution of Sartre’s thinking can be regarded as constituting a…

    Hardback – 2019-04-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Existentialism

  • Sartre and his Predecessors: The Self and the Other book cover

    Sartre and his Predecessors

    The Self and the Other, 1st Edition

    By William Ralph Schroeder

    This study, first published in 1984, presents an explanation and critical examination of the theories of Sartre, Heidegger, Husserl and Hegel on the fundamental relationships between persons. It also synthesizes the results into a new conception of one’s relation to other people. Sartre’s famous…

    Hardback – 2019-04-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Existentialism

  • Situation and Human Existence: Freedom, Subjectivity and Society book cover

    Situation and Human Existence

    Freedom, Subjectivity and Society, 1st Edition

    By Sonia Kruks

    Social philosophy oscillates between two opposing ideas: that individuals fashion society, and that society fashions individuals. The concept of ‘situation’ was elaborated by the French existentialist thinkers to avoid this dilemma. Individuals are seen as actively situating themselves in society…

    Hardback – 2019-04-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Existentialism

  • A Study of the Political Philosophy of Merleau-Ponty book cover

    A Study of the Political Philosophy of Merleau-Ponty

    1st Edition

    By Sonia Kruks

    This book, first published in 1987, is an extended examination of Merleau-Ponty’s political philosophy. It describes and critically elucidates the main political themes to be found in his writings, and shows how his political ideas are related to his general phenomenological philosophy.…

    Hardback – 2019-04-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Existentialism

  • The Philosophy of Sartre book cover

    The Philosophy of Sartre

    1st Edition

    By Mary Warnock

    This book, first published in 1965, is a critical exposition of the philosophical doctrines of Jean-Paul Sartre. His contribution to ethical and political theory, and to metaphysics and ontology, is reviewed against the background of German idealism and phenomenology, and his arguments are…

    Hardback – 2019-04-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Existentialism

  • Existentialism from Within book cover

    Existentialism from Within

    1st Edition

    By E.L. Allen

    This book, first published in 1953, was 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…

    Hardback – 2019-04-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Existentialism

  • Philosophies of Existence: An Introduction to the Basic Thought of Kierkegaard, Heidegger, Jaspers, Marcel, Sartre book cover

    Philosophies of Existence

    An Introduction to the Basic Thought of Kierkegaard, Heidegger, Jaspers, Marcel, Sartre, 1st Edition

    By Jean Wahl

    This book, first published in 1969, examines the ‘philosophies of existence’ or Existentialism and the field’s leading philosophers. These philosophers, the book argues, wished to distinguish themselves from other philosophies in their structure and approach – and it is that structure that this…

    Hardback – 2019-04-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Existentialism

  • Beyond Existentialism book cover

    Beyond Existentialism

    1st Edition

    By J. Von Rintelen

    This book, first published in 1961, is a careful analysis of this modern movement of thought, and especially of its leading German representative Martin Heidegger. This study presents a sound reading and criticism of the existentialist thinkers.…

    Hardback – 2019-04-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Existentialism

  • Encounter with Nothingness: An Essay on Existentialism book cover

    Encounter with Nothingness

    An Essay on Existentialism, 1st Edition

    By Helmut Kuhn

    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…

    Hardback – 2019-04-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Existentialism

  • Introduction to the New Existentialism book cover

    Introduction to the New Existentialism

    1st Edition

    By Colin Wilson

    Colin Wilson revitalised existentialism with a completely new approach to the philosophy. The six volumes of his ‘Outsider’ series created an existentialism that is not paralysed by its own nihilism. This book, first published in 1966, is a clear summary of the ideas of the ‘Outsider’ cycle, and…

    Hardback – 2019-04-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Existentialism

  • René Magritte and the Art of Thinking book cover

    René Magritte and the Art of Thinking

    1st Edition

    By Lisa Lipinski

    For René Magritte, painting was a form of thinking. Through paintings of ordinary objects rendered with illusionism, Magritte probed the limits of our perception—what we see and cannot see, the nature of representation—as a philosophical system for presenting ideas, and explored perspective as a…

    Hardback – 2019-04-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Ethics and Chronic Illness book cover

    Ethics and Chronic Illness

    1st Edition

    By Tom Walker

    This book provides an account of the ethics of chronic illness. Chronic illness differs from other illnesses in that it is often incurable, patients can live with it for many years, and its day-to-day management is typically carried out by the patient or members of their family. These features…

    Hardback – 2019-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

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