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- Existentialism and Human Emotions Jean-Paul Sartre
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Introduction to Existentialism
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From Shakespeare to Existentialism

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Being and Time (Sein und Zeit, 1927)


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Wait a minute, there's a snag somewhere; something disagreeable. Why, now, should it be disagreeable?...Ah,I see; it's life without a break. (Jean Paul Sartre - huis clos)

Fundamental texts for Existentialism

Søren Kierkegaard
Philosophical Fragments (Philosophiske smuler, 1844) [buy it]
Concluding Unscientific Postscript (Afsluttende uvidenskabelig efterskrift til de philosophiske smuler,1846) [buy it]

Friedrich Nietzsche
Thus Spoke Zarathustra (Also sprach Zarathustra1883–84; , trans. by W. Kaufmann in The Portable Nietzsche, 1954) [buy it] - [buy the e-book]
Toward a Genealogy of Morals (Zur Genealogie der Moral1877; trans. by W. Kaufmann in Basic Writings of Nietzsche, 1966)

Karl Jaspers,
Philosophy of Existence [buy it]
Philosophy, 3 vol. (; Philosophie, 1932) [buy it]
Reason and Existenz, (Vernunft und Existenz, 1935; ). [buy it]

Martin Heidegger,
Being and Time (Sein und Zeit, 1927) [buy it]
The Metaphysical Foundations of Logic (Studies in Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy) [buy it]

Gabriel Marcel
The Mystery of Being. (Le Mystère de l'être, 1951) [buy it]
The Philosophy of Existence (1949) [buy it]

Nicola Abbagnano
La struttura dell'esistenza (1939); N. Langiulli (ed. and trans.)
Critical Existentialism (1969). [buy it]

Jean-Paul Sartre
Being and Nothingness (L'Être et le néant, 1943); [buy it]
Existentialism and Humanism(L'Existentialisme est un humanisme, 1946) [buy it]

Maurice Merleau-Ponty
The Structure of Behavior(La Structure du comportement, 1942) [buy it]
Phénoménologie de la perception (1945; The Phenomenology of Perception, 1962). [buy it]

Major analyses
Marjorie Grene
Introduction to Existentialism [buy it]
Helmut Kuhn
Encounter with Nothingness: An Essay on Existentialism (1951); [buy it]
Maurice Natanson
A Critique of Jean-Paul Sartre's Ontology (1951); [buy it]
James Collins
The Existentialists: A Critical Study (1952); [buy it]
William Barrett
What Is Existentialism? (1964);
Mary Warnock
Existentialism (1970) [buy it]
Robert D. Cumming,
Starting Point (1979).
D. B. Raymond, ed.,
Existentialism and the Philosophical Tradition (1991).

Walter Kaufmann
From Shakespeare to Existentialism [buy it]
Existentialism: From Dostoevsky to Sartre (New York: Meridian, Penguin; 1956, 1975, 1989)[buy it]
William L. McBride
Existentialist Background : Kierkegaard, Dostoevsky, Nietzsche, Jaspers, Heidegger (Sartre and Existentialism: Philosophy, Politics, Ethics, the Psyche, Literature, and Aesthetics) [buy it]

Ce qu'on fait n'est jamais compris mais seulement loué ou blâmé. Nietzsche, Gay Science

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