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Conclusion: Why Existentialism Today?—The Need for Realistic, Humane, and Responsible Leadership

Robert L. Wicks

Robert L. Wicks is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Introduction to Existentialism : From Kierkegaard to The Seventh Seal

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Among the salient features of existentialist thought is its insistence on recognizing the spatiotemporal world as the fundamental reality. Rather than directing our thought and aspirations to spiritually located heavens, nonphysical realms,...

A Kind of Conclusion

Gary Cox

Gary Cox has a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Birmingham, UK, where he is also an Honorary Research Fellow. He is also the author of How to Be a Philosopher (Bloomsbury, 2014), The Sartre Dictionary (Bloomsbury, 2008) How to Be an Existentialist (Bloomsbury 2009) and Deep Thought (Bloomsbury 2015). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Existentialism and Excess : The Life and Times of Jean-Paul Sartre

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...If you are a person who thinks a biography should end abruptly with the death of its subject, or at most with the disposal of his corpse, then you need not trouble yourself to read this conclusion.One reason why so many of Sartre’s works...

Conclusion

Gary Cox

Gary Cox has a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Birmingham, UK, where he is also an Honorary Research Fellow. He is also the author of How to Be a Philosopher (Bloomsbury, 2014), The Sartre Dictionary (Bloomsbury, 2008) How to Be an Existentialist (Bloomsbury 2009) and Deep Thought (Bloomsbury 2015). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sartre and Fiction

Continuum, 2009

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...Sartre’s drafts of The Age of Reason were typed-up by Simone de Beauvoir’s sister, Hélène, whose nickname was Poupette. He posted them to her in Paris at regular intervals from his various military posts in Northern France during the Phoney...

Sartre’s Plays

Gary Cox

Gary Cox has a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Birmingham, UK, where he is also an Honorary Research Fellow. He is also the author of How to Be a Philosopher (Bloomsbury, 2014), The Sartre Dictionary (Bloomsbury, 2008) How to Be an Existentialist (Bloomsbury 2009) and Deep Thought (Bloomsbury 2015). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sartre and Fiction

Continuum, 2009

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...Sartre’s interest in theatre began in the 1920s when he was a student at the École Normale Supérieure in Paris. He was part of an enthusiastic group of young wits who produced and performed satirical reviews poking fun at authority...

Research Resources in Existentialism

The Bloomsbury Companion to Existentialism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The following is a list of journals, societies and websites that will be helpful in researching existentialism. Some online resources are listed, but in addition many of the societies have affiliated websites with useful links to other...

Sartre’s Novels

Gary Cox

Gary Cox has a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Birmingham, UK, where he is also an Honorary Research Fellow. He is also the author of How to Be a Philosopher (Bloomsbury, 2014), The Sartre Dictionary (Bloomsbury, 2008) How to Be an Existentialist (Bloomsbury 2009) and Deep Thought (Bloomsbury 2015). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sartre and Fiction

Continuum, 2009

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...Sartre published four novels, all of them before 1950. This is not many given the length of his writing career, his huge output generally and the great value he attached from childhood onwards to the novel as a form of expression. We can...

Sartre’s Short Stories

Gary Cox

Gary Cox has a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Birmingham, UK, where he is also an Honorary Research Fellow. He is also the author of How to Be a Philosopher (Bloomsbury, 2014), The Sartre Dictionary (Bloomsbury, 2008) How to Be an Existentialist (Bloomsbury 2009) and Deep Thought (Bloomsbury 2015). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sartre and Fiction

Continuum, 2009

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...As Sartre tells in his autobiography, Words, he wrote many short stories as a child. In his career, however, he published only five short stories, a collection that appeared in 1939 entitled The Wall which he dedicated to the capricious...

“Being and Having” (1936) [TD]

Donald A. Landes

Donald A. Landes is Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy at Concordia University, Montréal, Québec, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Merleau-Ponty Dictionary

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...Merleau-Ponty’s second article, published in 1936, was a review of Gabriel Marcel’s Being and Having (1925). Merleau-Ponty introduces an early formulation of his account of embodiment, his critique of Cartesian philosophy, and his...

“Einstein and the Crisis of Reason” (1955) [S]

Donald A. Landes

Donald A. Landes is Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy at Concordia University, Montréal, Québec, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Merleau-Ponty Dictionary

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...This essay illustrates the directions of modern science through a study of Einstein as both a “classical” realist with “wildly speculative” constructions, and Bergson’s attempt to offer Einstein a way out of the resulting contradictory...

“From Mauss to Claude Lévi-Strauss” (1959) [S]

Donald A. Landes

Donald A. Landes is Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy at Concordia University, Montréal, Québec, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Merleau-Ponty Dictionary

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...Merleau-Ponty’s most explicit consideration of sociology and social anthropology. The focus is on Lévi-Strauss, Merleau-Ponty’s friend and newly appointed colleague (in the newly named chair in Social Anthropology) at the Collège de France....