The Resource Existentialism for beginners

Existentialism for beginners

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Existentialism for beginners
Title
Existentialism for beginners
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Language
eng
Summary
Existentialism For Beginners is an entertaining romp through the history of a philosophical movement that has had a broad and enduring influence on Western culture. From the middle of the Nineteenth Century through the late Twentieth Century, existentialism informed our politics and art, and still exerts its influence today. Tracing the movement's beginnings with close-up views of seminal figures like Kierkegaard, Dostoyevsky and Nietzsche, Existentialism For Beginners follows its intellectual and literary trail to German philosophers Jaspers and Heidegger, and finally to the movement's flowering in post-World-War-II France thanks to masterworks by such giants as Jean Paul Sartre, Albert Camus, Simone de Beauvoir, plus many others. Illustrations throughout - at once lighthearted and gritty - help readers explore and understand a style of thinking that, while pervasive in its influence, is often seen as obscure, difficult, cryptic and dark. Existentialism For Beginners draws the movement's many diverse elements together to provide an accessible introduction for those who seek a better understanding of the topic, and an enjoyable historical review packed with timeless quotes from existentialism's leading lights
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Midwest
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hoopla (Digital media service)
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Cogswell, David
Dewey number
142/.78
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1953-
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Lee, Joe
Series statement
A for beginners documentary comic book
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Existentialism
Target audience
adult
Label
Existentialism for beginners
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Publication
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT11768043
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781939994073
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11768043
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11768043
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Existentialism for beginners
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT11768043
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781939994073
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11768043
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11768043
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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