Understand Existentialism is an essential guide to what can often be challenging terrain. Suitable for newcomers as well as students of philosophy, this book explores the origins and development of existentialism as well as the contemporary relevance of existential ways of thinking.
Understand Existentialism breaks down a complex mode of thought into more manageable sections, enabling you to get to grips with the key concepts within the movement. Chart the origins and development of existentialism in a variety of disciplines and learn about significant thinkers from Sartre and De Beauvoir to Beckett and Camus. Whether you are a newcomer or more experienced student, this book will enhance your understanding of a brand of philosophy designed to give meaning and direction amongst the uncertainties of modern life.