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Ph 42: Existentialism

Summer 2007 Course  Site

Course Materials 

Table of Contents

Kant

Hegel

Kierkegaard

Dostoevsky

Nietzsche

Jaspers

Heidegger

Sartre

 

Camus

General Resources


Kant


Texts

Critique of Pure Reason (Kemp Smith trans.)

same text without frames

Critique of Pure Reason (Muller Translation)
(.lit file for Microsoft Reader only)

Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysic of Morals (1785)

The Critique of Judgement (1790)

Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysics (1783)

Resources

Glossary of technical terms from Kant

Resources from Steve Palmquist's Kant site

John Clarke's detailed outline of the Critique of Pure Reason


Hegel


Texts

Preface - Phenomenology

Hegel's Outline of The Phenomenology of Spirit

Resources

Hegel by Hypertext: Lots of useful Hegel resources, including texts, Hegel's Introductions, and study guides.

An Introduction and study guide toThe Phenomenology

Hegel Society of America

George Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

Eric Steinhart's commentary on the Master Slave section of the Phenomenology


Kierkegaard
Soren


Texts

Fear and Trembling

Other online versions of the Lowrie translation can be found here and here . This last version includes the valuable translator's notes

Sickness unto Death

Selections from the writings of Soren Kierkegaard (Hollander trans.)

Concept of Dread

Resources

Biography and Introduction from the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Commentary on Fear and Trembling

A Primer On Kierkegaardian Motifs

Biography,
from Anthony Storm's site, as are the two previous links



Dostoevsky


Texts

The Brothers Karamazov

Notes From the Underground

 

Resources

Dostoevsky: The Website

The World of Dostoevsky: Russian Biography and Background site

Dostoevsky Biography site

Study Guide to The Brothers Karamazov

Study Guide to Notes From the Underground

The Complete Works of Dostoevsky

Foreign Words and Phrases from The Brothers Karamzov

 

Quotes from The Brothers Karamazov arranged by subject


Virginia Woolf's translation of  "At Tikhon's" or "Stavrogin's Confession" The censored chapter from the novel The Devils or  The Possessed by Fyodor Dostoevsky. (Flashpaper version)
(PDF file here)


Nietzsche


Texts
Thus Spake Zarathustra
With the german text as well. 

Resources

Nietzsche Timeline with pictures

Nietzsche Archive

The Nietzsche Channel

Study Guide to Zarathustra
Nietzsche Features Page

Jaspers


Texts

On My Philosophy

Truth is Communication

from Reason and Existenz

Resources

Short site with Biography and Bibliography

A short summary of his psychological and philosophical thought from Wikipedia

Jaspers Society


Heidegger


Texts

Basic Problems of Phenomenology

Existence and Being

What is Metaphysics? (1929)

On the Essence of Truth (1943)

The End of Philosophy and the Task of Thinking (1969)

Resources

Biography from Marxists.org


Sartre


Texts

Selection from Nausea
 
from Existentialism and Human Emotions

"Sincerity" from Being and Nothingness

 Sartre Internet Archive at Marxists,org

Resources

Outline of Some Important Points from Sartre's Existentialism and Human Emotions

Banach, "The Ethics of Absolute Freedom"
An old Humanities lecture, but still serviceable.


Camus


Texts

Caligula Script with extensive background material

Albert Camus, "The Myth Of Sisyphus"

Albert Camus, "The Absurd Man"

Very Short Excerpt from The Rebel

Acceptance Speech for Nobel Prize

Online text page with some Combat articles.

An Absurd Reasoning

Les Justes (The Just)
translated from the French by Suzanne M. Saunders

 

 

Resources

Major Events in Camus's Life

Biography with list of Works from Petri Liukkonen's Author's Calendar

Camus Page with Timeline, Links to Reviews and Articles

Outline of Some Important Points from Sartre's Existentialism and Human Emotions

Outline of some main points from Camus “An Absurd Reasoning”
David Banach

Websyntax Camus Page with Biography and Nice page of quotes organized by topics

Photos of Camus

Existentialist: Albert Camus

A page devoted to Camus, inludes short selections of some of his works.

Existentialist: Jean-Paul Sartre

A page devoted to Sartre, inludes short selections of some of his works.

The Realm Of Existentialism

A general page on Existentialism with links to many existentialist philosophers by the author of the previous two pages, a student.

Albert Camus
A page devoted to Camus, inludes short selections of some of his works and some critical essays.

The copy of Jan Van Eyck's "Just Judges" (stolen 1934-- cf. Camus, The Fall 128-130)

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