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Existentialism from Dostoevsky to Sartre has ratings and 93 reviews. peiman-mir5 said: دوستانِ گرانقدر، بارها دیده ام که بسیاری از دوستان در خواند. Buy Existentialism from Dostoyevsky to Sartre (Meridian S.) Revised, Expanded ed. by Walter Kaufmann (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Shakespeare to Existentialism, and Existentialism: From Dostoevsky to Sartre. Existentialism from Dostoevsky to Sartre. Front Cover. Walter Arnold Kaufmann. New American Library, – Existentialism – pages.

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To those who complained about the binding and printing, I have no such problems with my latest edition.

And then kicked around some more. But really Sartre was a kind of anti-Heidegger, in the same way that Nietzsche was the anti-Kierkegaard. This is definitely a recommended read for anybody interested in what it means to exist. The excerpts from various existentialist writers, I found to be abrupt and I failed to pick the gist and point behind the writing. He resisted claims that existentialism was a passive or hopeless philosophy, and argued that by granting humans full agency and responsibility for their own lives it was really a profoundly action-centric and optimistic worldview.

Walter Arnold Kaufmann was a German-American philosopher, translator, and poet. That is the first principle of existentialism. Privacy Policy Terms and Conditions. See and discover other items: Want to Read saving….

The Myth of Sisyphus Albert Camus. The high point, for me, being Dostoevsky and Sartre; I can take or leave Kierkegaard and, to be honest, I have never nor am I particularly interested in reading kautmann else by Jaspers.


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Existentialism is a Humanism 5. Read more Read less. An acclaimed translation of the best work of the passionate Russian poet Marina Tsvetaeva. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. I would not recommending getting into Existentialism, or probably any branch of philosophy or field of knowledge, without at least a brief primer. Selected Poems Twentieth-Century Classics. Your life is inherently unsatisfactory.

Write a customer review. This un did heap good in minesown thinkmeats. Apr 02, Anima rated it really liked it. Because he struggles with acknowledgement of one’s being in Bad-Faith.

Not that he is simply what he conceives himself to be, but he is what he wills, and as he conceives himself after already existing — as he wills to be after that leap towards existence. The Phenomenology of Insanity. An Intelligent Life Koitsu Yokoyama.

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I cringe at this because of how one sided it is and it seems a little misogynistic. With all that behind us, have we come any closer to an understanding of what existentialism is or means? No Exit and Three Other Plays. About Walter Kaufmann Walter Kaufmann was a philosopher and poet, as well as a renowned translator of Friedrich Nietzsche.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Jan 31, peiman-mir5 rezakhani rated it it was amazing Shelves: Kaufmann directed my stumbling progress through these choppy waters.


Compared to the other writers, history has not shone the light on his type of Existentialism. Meeting With Dostoebsky Self: Jun 20, Shernoff rated it it was amazing.

Existentialism from Dostoevsky to Sartre

For we mean to say that man primarily exists — that man is, before all else, something which propels itself towards a future and is aware that it is doing so. Seriously, Kaufmann tells us on the first page that “[e]xistentialism is not a philosophy but a label for several widely different revolts against traditional philosophy. Saartre About Help Search.

Martin Heidegger German, – Oh yes, Heidegger.

It is interresting to read about however. Advanced Search Find a Library. It does not, however, give you anywhere close to an “understanding” of the phi A solid collection, but Kaufmann seems far too arrogant and clearly sets up these philosophers based on his own reading and interpretation of them.

Japser’s was in a sense incomprehensible which may stem from the high level of entry to his work. Another key concept is self-deception, or “bad faith”—our capacity to believe one existtentialism and do another, or to hold kaufmwnn contradictory beliefs at once.