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Rethinking existentialism

Author: Jonathan Webber
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2018.
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In 'Rethinking Existentialism', Jonathan Webber articulates an original interpretation of existentialism as the ethical theory that human freedom is the foundation of all other values. Offering an original analysis of classic literary and philosophical works published by Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, and Frantz Fanon up until 1952, Webber's conception of existentialism is developed in critical contrast with  Read more...
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WEBBER, JONATHAN.
RETHINKING EXISTENTIALISM.
[Place of publication not identified] : OXFORD UNIV PRESS, 2018
(OCoLC)1020271328
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Webber
ISBN: 9780191054761 0191054763 9780191799853 0191799858
OCLC Number: 1044733696
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: What is existentialism? --
Why Meursault is an outsider --
Freedom and the origins of reasons --
Why Xavière is a threat to François --
Psychoanalysis and the existentialist mind --
Why Inez is not in hell --
Sedimentation and the grounds of cultural values --
Black skin, white masks --
From absurdity to authenticity --
The imperative of authenticity.
Responsibility: Jonathan Webber.

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Jonathan Webster articulates an interpretation of existentialism as the ethical theory that human freedom is the foundation of all other values. This view is developed in contrast with some central  Read more...

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