Existentialism Products

  • The Routledge Guidebook to Kierkegaard’s Fear and Trembling

    By John Lippitt

    Søren Kierkegaard is one of the key figures of nineteenth century thought, whose influence on subsequent philosophy, theology and literature is both extensive and profound. Fear and Trembling, which investigates the nature of faith through an exploration of the story of Abraham and Isaac, is one of…

    Paperback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge
    The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

  • Education, Ethics and Existence

    Camus and the Human Condition

    By Peter Roberts, Andrew Gibbons, Richard Heraud

    Best known today for his novels, plays and short stories, but also an accomplished essayist, editor and journalist, Albert Camus was one of the most influential literary figures of the 20th century. He has gained widespread recognition for works such as The Stranger, Caligula, The Plague and Exile…

    Hardback – 2015-02-26
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

  • Michael A. Weinstein

    Action, Contemplation, Vitalism

    Edited by Robert L. Oprisko, Diane Rubenstein

    This book is a major reassessment of Michael Weinstein’s political philosophy. It situates his singular contribution, designated as "critical vitalism," in the context of both canonical American and contemporary continental theory. Weinstein is presented as a philosopher of life and as an American…

    Hardback – 2014-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Talent Development, Existential Philosophy and Sport

    On Becoming an Elite Athlete

    By Kenneth Aggerholm

     'Why don’t young athletes in sport just quit?’ Starting with this question and drawing on existential philosophy, phenomenology and hermeneutics, Talent Development, Existential Philosophy and Sport seeks a deeper understanding of the experience of being a talented young sportsperson striving…

    Hardback – 2014-12-10
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Sartre and the Moral Limits of War and Terrorism

    By Jennifer Ang Mei Sze

    Reinterpreting Sartre’s main methodologies and removing Hegelian dialectics from his notion of violence, this book demolishes the supposed hostile intersubjective relations that characterizes all concrete relations. Furthering this stance, it reconstructs an interpretation of the "violent Sartre"…

    Paperback – 2014-08-11
    Routledge
    Studies in Philosophy

  • Phenomenology and Existentialism

    An Introduction

    By Reinhardt Grossman

    Professor Grossman’s introduction to the revolutionary work of Husserl, Heidegger and Sartre studies the ideas of their predecessors too, explaining in detail Descartes’s conception of the mind, Brentano’s theory of intentionality, and Kierkegaard’s emphasis on dread, while tracing the debate over…

    Hardback – 2013-08-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Phenomenology

  • Theology as an Empirical Science

    By Douglas Clyde Macintosh

    Investigating the question ‘can theology, description of the divine reality, be made truly scientific?’, this book addresses logic and human knowledge alongside experimental religion. An important philosophic work by a prolific theologian also known for his later court case regarding conscientious…

    Hardback – 2013-04-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

  • The Existentialism of Jean-Paul Sartre

    By Jonathan Webber

    Webber argues for a new interpretation of Sartrean existentialism. On this reading, Sartre is arguing that each person’s character consists in the projects they choose to pursue and that we are all already aware of this but prefer not to face it. Careful consideration of his existentialist writings…

    Paperback – 2013-04-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

  • Existentialism

    Edited by Tanja Staehler

    Existentialism entered the public consciousness after the Second World War, especially through the work of Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir. Indeed, these charismatic and engaged thinkers gave philosophy a level of glamour it had not before enjoyed, while existentialism’s…

    Hardback – 2012-12-13
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Philosophy

  • Adaptive Learning and the Human Condition

    By Jeffrey C. Levy

    Adaptive Learning and the Human Condition presents the basic principles of classical (Pavlovian) and instrumental (Skinnerian) conditioning in a more coherent and expansive manner than is the case in other textbooks. Learning is defined as an adaptive process through which individuals acquire the…

    Hardback – 2012-10-03
    Routledge

  • The Phenomenology of Moral Normativity

    By William H. Smith

    Why should I be moral? Philosophers have long been concerned with the legitimacy of morality’s claim on us—especially its ostensible aim to motivate certain actions of all persons unconditionally. This problem of moral normativity has received extensive treatment in analytic moral theory, but…

    Hardback – 2011-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Reading Sartre

    On Phenomenology and Existentialism

    Edited by Jonathan Webber

    Jean-Paul Sartre was one of the most influential philosophers of the twentieth century. The fourteen original essays in this volume focus on the phenomenological and existentialist writings of the first major phase of his published career, arguing with scholarly precision for their continuing…

    Paperback – 2010-08-24
    Routledge

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