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The Bloomsbury Companion to Existentialism free pdf The Bloomsbury Companion to Existentialism is the definitive guide to this key area of modern European philosophy. Now available in paperback, the book covers the fundamental questions asked by existentialism, providing valuable guidance for students and researchers to some of the many important and enduring contributions of existentialist thinkers. Chapters from an international team of experts explore existentialism's relationship to philosophical method- ontology- politics- psychoanalysis- ethics- religion- literature- emotion- feminism and sexuality- emotions- authenticity and the self- its significance in Latin American culture- and its contribution to the development of post-structuralism and cognitive science. In addition, five short chapters summarize the status of canonical figures Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Sartre and de Beauvoir, delineating the historical approach to their work, while pointing to new directions contemporary research is now taking. Featuring a series of indispensable research tools such as an A to Z glossary, a timeline of key events, texts and thinkers in existentialism, a list of resources, and an annotated guide to further reading, this Companion is an essential resource to help the new reader navigate through the heart of Existentialism and modern European philosophy.

About Felicity Joseph

Jack Reynolds is Chair of Philosophy at Deakin University, Australia. He has written four books: Chronopathologies: The Politics of Time in Deleuze, Derrida, Analytic Philosophy and Phenomenology (2012), Analytic Versus Continental: Arguments on the Methods and Value of Philosophy (2010, with James Chase), Merleau-Ponty and Derrida: Intertwining Embodiment and Alterity (2004), and Understanding Existentialism (2006). He has also co-edited five collections: Sartre: Key Concepts (2013), Postanalytic and Metacontinental: Crossing Philosophical Divides (2010), Merleau-Ponty: Key Concepts (2008) and Understanding Derrida (Continuum 2004). Felicity Joseph teaches philosophy at the University of Melbourne, Australia. Ashley Woodward is a Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Dundee, UK. He is a founding member of The Melbourne School of Continental Philosophy, and an editor of Parrhesia: A Journal of Critical Philosophy. He is author of Understanding Nietzscheanism (2011), Nihilism in Postmodernity: Lyotard, Baudrillard, Vattimo (2010), editor of Interpreting Nietzsche (2011) and co-editor of Sensorium: Aesthetics, Art, Life (2007) and Gilbert Simondon: Being and Technology (2012).

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Author : Felicity Joseph
Publisher : Bloomsbury Academic
Data Published : 25 September 2014
ISBN : 1472567838
EAN : 9781472567833
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 416 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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