A Companion to Phenomenology and Existentialism by P-Wiley

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A Companion to Phenomenology and Existentialism is a complete guide to two of the dominant movements of philosophy in the twentieth century.Written by a team of leading scholars, including Dagfinn Føllesdal, J. N. Mohanty, Robert Solomon, Jean-Luc Marion Highlights the area of overlap between the two movementsFeatures longer essays discussing each of the main schools of thought, shorter essays introducing prominent themes, and problem-oriented chaptersOrganised topically, around concepts such as temporality, intentionality, death and nihilismFeatures essays on unusual subjects, such as medicine, the emotions, artificial intelligence, and environmental philosophy

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									A Companion to
Phenomenology and
Existentialism
A Companion to Phenomenology and Existentialism
Blackwell Companions to Philosophy

Editor: Hubert L. Dreyfus
Editor: Mark A. Wrathall



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A Companion to Phenomenology and Existentialism is a complete guide to two of the dominant
movements of philosophy in the twentieth century.Written by a team of leading scholars, including
Dagfinn Føllesdal, J. N. Mohanty, Robert Solomon, Jean-Luc Marion Highlights the area of overlap
between the two movementsFeatures longer essays discussing each of the main schools of thought,
shorter essays introducing prominent themes, and problem-oriented chaptersOrganised topically, around
concepts such as temporality, intentionality, death and nihilismFeatures essays on unusual subjects,
such as medicine, the emotions, artificial intelligence, and environmental philosophy
Author Bio
Hubert L. Dreyfus
Hubert L. Dreyfus is Professor of Philosophy in the Graduate School at the University of California at
Berkeley. His publications include On the Internet (2001), What Computers (Still) Can't Do (Third Edition,
1992), Being-in-the-World: A Commentary on Division I of Heidegger's Being and Time (1991), and Mind
over Machine: The Power of Human Intuition and Expertise in the Era of the Computer (with Stuart
Dreyfus, 1987).


Mark A. Wrathall
Mark A. Wrathall is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Brigham Young University. He is the editor of
Religion after Metaphysics (2003), Heidegger Re-examined (with Hubert L. Dreyfus, 2002), Heidegger,
Authenticity, and Modernity (with Jeff Malpas, 2000), Heidegger, Coping, and Cognitive Science (with Jeff
Malpas, 2000), and Appropriating Heidegger (with James Falconer, 2000).Hubert L. Dreyfus and Mark A.
Wrathall are also the joint editors of A Companion to Heidegger (Blackwell, 2005).
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"The volume is thorough and will assist readers interested in both Continental thought and traditional
Anglo-American topics."

								
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