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Introducing Existentialism (2001)

by Richard Appignanesi, Oscar Zarate (Illustrator)

Series: Introducing (Graphic Guides), Introducing...

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Richard Appignanesi goes on a personal quest of Existentialism in its original state. He begins with Camus' question of suicide: 'Must life have a meaning to be lived?' Is absurdity at the heart of Existentialism? Or is Sartre right: is Existentialism 'the least scandalous, most technically austere' of all teachings? This brilliant Graphic Guide explores Existentialism in a unique comic book-style.… (more)
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    Existentialism For Beginners by David Cogswell (lemuel)
    lemuel: Another illustrated introduction to existentialism that has a lot less philosophical jargon.
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Richard Appignanesi goes on a personal quest of Existentialism in its original state. He begins with Camus' question of suicide: 'Must life have a meaning to be lived?' Is absurdity at the heart of Existentialism? Or is Sartre right: is Existentialism 'the least scandalous, most technically austere' of all teachings? This brilliant Graphic Guide explores Existentialism in a unique comic book-style.

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