Irrational Man by William Barrett
A Study in Existential Philosophy

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Widely recognized as the finest definition of existentialist Philosophy, this book introduced existentialism to America in 1958. Barrett discusses the views of 19th and 20th century existentialists Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Heidegger, and Sartre and interprets the impact of their thinking on literature, art, and philosophy.

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Published January 26, 2011 by Anchor. 322 pages
Genres: Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction

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William Barrett has already published articles and short books on existentialism and stands as its chief explicator in this country, and this is his most comprehensive work on the subject.

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