Why We Go To Zoos by Noah Leznoff

By Noah Leznoff

If Ezra Pound have been on pace, this can be the publication he might write. Leznoff's paintings is gritty, city and sensual, but it's lyrical, humorous and well-crafted. He has mastered a range of varieties from concrete and language-based poetry to extra conventional narrative paintings. Leznoff turns a visit to the grocery store into an epic experience, whereas discovering darkish and touching insights into his characters at the facet of a mountain in northern Quebec. His agility of writing sort is just matched through the mastery of telling a very good tale.

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Finite Transcendence: Existential Exile and the Myth of Home by Steven A. Burr

By Steven A. Burr

Absurdity, time, death—each poses a profound risk to Being, compelling us to stand our limits and our finitude. but what does it suggest to completely notice and event those threats? Finite Transcendence: Existential Exile and the parable of domestic offers a considerate and thorough exam of those demanding situations and questions, arguing the universality of the belief of finitude within the event of exile. through tracing the historic presence and event of notions of “faith” and “exile” in Western proposal from the traditional Greeks to the current, Steven A. Burr demonstrates the nature of every as primary constitutive elements of what it skill to be human. The ebook discusses crucial components of every, culminating in a compelling account of “existential exile” as a definitive identify for the human adventure of finitude. Burr follows with a accomplished research of the writings of Albert Camus, demonstrating an edifying articulation of, engagement with, and reconciliation of the of existential exile. eventually, according to the version prompt in Camus’s method, Burr discusses responses to exile and articulates the which means of domestic because the transcendence of exile.

Finite Transcendence is a piece that may be of significant worth to somebody operating in or learning existentialism, philosophy of faith, hermeneutics, and social thought, in addition to to a person attracted to questions of religion and society, faith, or secularity.

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Reading Sartre : on phenomenology and existentialism by Jonathan Webber

By Jonathan Webber

Jean-Paul Sartre used to be essentially the most influential philosophers of the 20th century. The fourteen unique essays during this quantity specialise in the phenomenological and existentialist writings of the 1st significant part of his released profession, arguing with scholarly precision for his or her carrying on with significance to philosophical debate.

Aspects of Sartre’s philosophy below dialogue during this quantity include:

  • consciousness and self-consciousness
  • imagination and aesthetic experience
  • emotions and different feelings
  • embodiment
  • selfhood and the Other
  • freedom, undesirable religion, and authenticity
  • literary fiction as philosophical writing

Reading Sartre: on Phenomenology and Existentialism is an necessary source for knowing the character and significance of Sartre’s philosophy. it really is crucial analyzing for college students of phenomenology, existentialism, ethics, or aesthetics, and for someone attracted to the roots of latest idea in 20th century philosophy.

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A Companion to Phenomenology and Existentialism (Blackwell

A significant other to Phenomenology and Existentialism is an entire advisor to 2 of the dominant pursuits of philosophy within the 20th century. Written through a staff of best students, together with Dagfinn Føllesdal, J. N. Mohanty, Robert Solomon, Jean-Luc Marion
Highlights the realm of overlap among the 2 activities
good points longer essays discussing all the major faculties of concept, shorter essays introducing sought after issues, and problem-oriented chapters
Organised topically, round suggestions reminiscent of temporality, intentionality, dying and nihilism
beneficial properties essays on strange matters, equivalent to drugs, the feelings, synthetic intelligence, and environmental philosophy

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Sartre, Foucault, and Historical Reason, Volume 1: Towards by Thomas R. Flynn

By Thomas R. Flynn

Sartre and Foucault have been of the main well-known and now and then collectively opposed philosophical figures of the 20th century. And nowhere are the antithetical natures in their existentialist and poststructuralist philosophies extra obvious than of their disparate techniques to ancient realizing.

A heritage, notion Foucault, may be one of those map, a comparative charting of structural adjustments and displacements. yet for Sartre, genuine ancient knowing demanded a way more own and devoted narrative, one of those interpretive diary of ethical offerings and hazards pressured by way of serious necessity and an exacting truth. Sartre's historical past, a rational historical past of person lives and their intrinsic social worlds, was once in essence immersed in biography.

In quantity one among this authoritative two-volume paintings, Thomas R. Flynn conducts a pivotal and accomplished reconstruction of Sartrean ancient idea, and provocatively anticipates the Foucauldian counterpoint to come back in quantity .

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Nausea by Jean-Paul Sartre

By Jean-Paul Sartre

Nausea (orig. French l. a. Nausée) is an epistolary novel via the existentialist thinker Jean-Paul Sartre, released in 1938 and written whereas he used to be instructing on the lycée of Le Havre. it really is considered one of Sartre's best-known novels.

The novel matters a dejected historian in a city just like Le Havre, who turns into confident that inanimate items and occasions encroach on his skill to outline himself, on his highbrow and non secular freedom, evoking within the protagonist a feeling of nausea.

It is commonly certainly one of the canonical works of existentialism. Sartre used to be presented (but declined) the Nobel Prize for literature in 1964. They well-known him "for his paintings which, wealthy in rules and choked with the spirit of freedom and the hunt for fact, has exerted a far-reaching effect on our age." He used to be one of many few humans ever to have declined the award, touching on it as basically a functionality of a bourgeois institution.

- Wikipedia [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nausea_(novel)]

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