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  1. Wesley Barnes (1968). The Philosophy and Literature of Existentialism. Woodbury, N.Y.,Barron's Educational Series, Inc..score: 216.0
    A synthesis of the historical, philosophical, and literary aspects of Existentialism.
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  2. Hubert L. Dreyfus (1961). The Meaning of Heidegger: A Critical Study of an Existentialist Phenomenology. Philosophical Review 70 (3):416-419.score: 96.0
    The Meaning of Heidegger: A Critical Study of an Existentialist Phenomenology. Hubert L. Dreyfus. The Philosophical Review, Vol. 70, No. 3, 416-419. Jul., 1961. THE MEANlAG OF HEIDEGGER: A CRITICAL STUDY OF AN EXISTENTIALIST PHNOMENOLOGY.
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  3. Ian Craib (1976). Existentialism and Sociology: A Study of Jean-Paul Sartre. Cambridge University Press.score: 90.0
    A study of the work of Jean-Paul Sartre and of its relevance for contemporary sociology.
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  4. Abdul Kadir Kazi (1975). Sartre and God: A Study of Jean Paul Sartre's Atheistic Existentialism. Distributed by Library Promotion Bureau, University of Karachi.score: 84.0
  5. Varghese J. Manimala (1991). Being, Person, and Community: A Study of Intersubjectivity in Existentialism with Special Reference to Marcel, Sartre, and the Concept of Sańgha in Buddhism. Intercultural Publications.score: 84.0
  6. Lakshmī Saksenā (1983). Encounter with Transcendence: A Study in Theistic Existentialism. Gdk Publications.score: 84.0
     
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  7. K. W. M. Fulford (2006). Oxford Textbook of Philosophy and Psychiatry. Oxford University Press.score: 81.0
    Mental health research and care in the twenty first century faces a series of conceptual and ethical challenges arising from unprecedented advances in the neurosciences, combined with radical cultural and organisational change. The Oxford Textbook of Philosophy of Psychiatry is aimed at all those responding to these challenges, from professionals in health and social care, managers, lawyers and policy makers; service users, informal carers and others in the voluntary sector; through to philosophers, neuroscientists and clinical researchers. Organised around a series (...)
     
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  8. Gila J. Hayim (1980). Existentialism and Sociology: A Study of Jean-Paul Sartre. Journal of the History of Philosophy 18 (3):373-375.score: 72.0
  9. Walter Kaufmann (1960). Book Review:The Literature of Possibility: A Study in Humanistic Existentialism. Hazel E. Barnes. [REVIEW] Ethics 70 (4):332-.score: 72.0
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  10. A. R. Manser (1961). The Literature of Possibility: A Study in Humanistic Existentialism. By Hazel E. Barnes. (Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press. 1959. Pp. X + 402. Price $5.75.). [REVIEW] Philosophy 36 (137):249-.score: 72.0
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  11. Frederick C. Copleston (1949). The Philosophy of Decadentism. A Study in Existentialism. By Norberto Bobbio. Translated by David Moore. (Oxford: Basil Blackwell. 1948. Pp. Viii. + 60. Price 5s. Net.). [REVIEW] Philosophy 24 (89):180-.score: 72.0
  12. Joachim H. Seyppel (1953). A Comparative Study of Truth in Existentialism and Pragmatism. Journal of Philosophy 50 (8):229-241.score: 72.0
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  13. James A. Fasanelli (1967). Charles Eliot Norton and His Guides: A Study of His Sources. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 26 (2):251-258.score: 72.0
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  14. Patrick Baert (2011). The Sudden Rise of French Existentialism: A Case-Study in the Sociology of Intellectual Life. [REVIEW] Theory and Society 40 (6):619-644.score: 72.0
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  15. Thomas Langan (1959/1983). The Meaning of Heidegger: A Critical Study of an Existentialist Phenomenology. Greenwood Press.score: 72.0
  16. D. D. O. (1960). The Meaning of Heidegger, A Critical Study of an Existentialist Phenomenology. Review of Metaphysics 13 (4):702-702.score: 72.0
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  17. George Cotkin (2003). Existential America. Johns Hopkins University Press.score: 57.0
    Europe's leading existential thinkers -- Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, and Albert Camus -- all felt that Americans were too self-confident and shallow to accept their philosophy of responsibility, choice, and the absurd. "There is no pessimism in America regarding human nature and social organization," Sartre remarked in 1950, while Beauvoir wrote that Americans had no "feeling for sin and for remorse" and Camus derided American materialism and optimism. Existentialism, however, enjoyed rapid, widespread, and enduring popularity among Americans. No (...)
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  18. Margaret A. Simons & Helene N. Peters (2004). Introduction to Beauvoir's "Analysis of Claude Bernard's Introduction to the Study of Experimental Medicine&Quot;. In Margaret A. Simons, Marybeth Timmermann & Mary Beth Mader (eds.), Philosophical Writings. University of Illinois Press. 15-22.score: 54.0
    In December 1924 when Simone de Beauvoir almost certainly wrote her essay analyzing Claude Bernard's "Introduction to the Study of Experimental Medicine," a classic text in the philosophy of science, she was a 16 yr old student in a senior-level philosophy class at a private Catholic girls' school. Given the popular conception of existentialism as anti science, Beauvoir's early interest in science, reflected in her baccalaureate successes as well as her paper on Bernard, may be surprising. But her (...)
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  19. Andrew West (2008). Sartrean Existentialism and Ethical Decision-Making in Business. Journal of Business Ethics 81 (1):15 - 25.score: 54.0
    A wide range of decision-making models have been offered to assist in making ethical decisions in the workplace. Those that are based on normative moral frameworks typically include elements of traditional moral philosophy such as consequentialist and/or deontological␣ethics. This paper suggests an alternative model drawing on Jean-Paul Sartre’s existentialism. Accordingly, the model focuses on making decisions in full awareness of one’s freedom and responsibility. The steps of the model are intended to encourage reflection of one’s projects and one’s situation (...)
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  20. Nigel Warburton (2004). Philosophy: The Essential Study Guide. Routledge.score: 53.3
    Philosophy: The Essential Study Guide is a compact and straightforward guide to the skills needed to study philosophy, aimed at anyone coming to the subject for the first time or just looking to improve their performance. Nigel Warburton, bestselling author of Philosophy: The Basics , clarifies what is expected of students and offers strategies and guidance to help them make effective use of their study time and improve their marks. The four main skills covered by the book (...)
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  21. James Daniel Collins (1977). The Existentialists: A Critical Study. Greenwood Press.score: 48.0
     
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  22. Paul Herrick (1999). Study Guide to Accompany Many Worlds of Logic, 2/E. OUP USA.score: 45.3
    In this accompanying study guide to The Many Worlds of Logic, 2/e, author Paul Herrick opens each chapter with a summary of its content and the skills that students will learn or master at its end. To avoid repetition, the Selected Answers section from the back of the main text--consisting of approximately one-third of the book's problems--is not presented in this study guide. Instead, students have access to the answers to most of the remaining problems. The author has (...)
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  23. Maurice S. Friedman (2002). Martin Buber: The Life of Dialogue. Routledge.score: 43.0
    Martin Buber: The Life of Dialogue , the first study in any language to provide a complete overview of Buber's thought, remains the definitive guide to the full range of his work and the starting point for all modern Buber scholarship. As well as summarizing Buber's early intellectual development and attitudes - his mysticism, his youthful existentialism, his philosophy of Judaism and religious socialism - it focuses on the two crucial issues of his mature thought: his dialogic or (...)
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  24. Ernesto Spinelli (2005). The Interpreted World: An Introduction to Phenomenological Psychology. Sage.score: 43.0
    Praise for First Edition: `This book is highly recommended to a wide range of people as a clear and systematic introduction to phenomenological psychology... the book has set the stage for possible new colloquia between the phenomenological and other approaches in psychology' - Changes `As a trainee interested in matters existential, I have been put off in the past by the long-winded and confusing texts usually available in academic libraries. Thankfully, here is a text that remedies that situation... [it] provides (...)
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  25. Terence Irwin (2009). The Development of Ethics: A Historical and Critical Study. Oxford University Press.score: 42.0
    Terence Irwin presents a historical and critical study of the development of moral philosophy over two thousand years, from ancient Greece to the Reformation. Starting with the seminal ideas of Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle, he guides the reader through the centuries that follow, introducing each of the thinkers he discusses with generous quotations from their works. He offers not only careful interpretation but critical evaluation of what they have to offer philosophically. This is the first of three volumes (...)
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  26. Béatrice Han-Pile, Affectivity in Existentialist Philosophy.score: 42.0
    Since fully covering such a topic in the short space imparted to this paper is an impossible task, I have chosen to focus on three philosophers: Nietzsche, Heidegger and Sartre. Of the three, only the latter was undoubtedly an existentialist ⎯ Heidegger explicitly rejected the categorisation (in the Letter on Humanism), and there is disagreement among commentators about Nietzsche’s status1. However, they have two major common points which justify my focusing on them: firstly, they uphold the primacy of existence over (...)
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  27. Nancy Grudens-Schuck (2000). Conflict and Engagement: An Empirical Study of a Farmer-Extension Partnership in a Sustainable Agriculture Program. [REVIEW] Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 13 (1):79-100.score: 42.0
    Stakeholder engagement is a crucial conceptof extension education. Engagement expressesdemocratic values of the land-grant mission byproviding opportunities for stakeholders to influenceprogram planning, including setting the agenda andnegotiating resource allocations. In practice, theconcept of engagement guides the formation ofpartnerships among extension, communities, industry,and government. In the area of sustainableagriculture, however, stakeholders may conflict,presenting challenges to the engagement process.Results from a study of a Canadian sustainableagriculture program, produced using culturalanthropology and participatory action research, detailchallenges of the engagement process that led (...)
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  28. Michael A. Igbe & Clement A. Adebamowo (2012). Qualitative Study of Knowledge and Attitudes to Biobanking Among Lay Persons in Nigeria. BMC Medical Ethics 13 (1):27-.score: 42.0
    Background Interest in biobanking for collection of specimens for non-communicable diseases research has grown in recent times. This paper explores the perspectives of Nigerians on donation of specimen for the biobanking research. Methods We conducted 16 Focus Group Discussions (FGD) with individuals from different ethnic, age and socio-economic groups in Kano (North), Enugu (Southeast), Oyo States (Southwest) and Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (Central) of Nigeria. We used topic guides and prompt statements to explore the knowledge and understanding of (...)
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  29. James Fieser & Norman Lillegard (eds.) (2002). A Historical Introduction to Philosophy: Texts and Interactive Guides. Oxford University Press.score: 42.0
    Featuring a unique pedagogical apparatus, A Historical Introduction to Philosophy: Texts and Interactive Guides provides selections from the most influential primary works in philosophy from the Presocratics through the twentieth century, integrating them with substantial commentary and study questions. It offers extensive treatment of the Hellenistic and Renaissance periods--which are typically given only minimal coverage in other anthologies--and devotes substantial chapters to nineteenth- and twentieth-century philosophy. The selections are organized historically and are presented in short and manageable sections (...)
     
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  30. James Fieser & Norman Lillegard (eds.) (2005). Philosophical Questions: Readings and Interactive Guides. Oxford University Press.score: 42.0
    In Philosophical Questions: Readings and Interactive Guides, James Fieser and Norman Lillegard make classic and contemporary philosophical writings genuinely accessible to students by incorporating numerous pedagogical aids throughout the book. Presenting the readings in manageable segments, they provide commentaries that elucidate difficult passages, explain archaic or technical terminology, and expand upon allusions to unfamiliar literature and arguments. In addition, opening "First Reactions" discussion questions, study questions, logic boxes, and chapter summaries require students to delve more deeply into important (...)
     
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  31. Jacob Golomb (1995). In Search of Authenticity: Existentialism From Kierkegaard to Camus. Routledge.score: 42.0
    Great philosophers such as Kierkegaard, Nietzsche and Sartre have clearly been preoccupied by the possibility of authenticity. In this study, Jacob Golomb looks closely at the literature and writings of these philosophers in his analysis of their ethics. Golomb's writings shows his passionate commitment to the quest for the authenticity - particularly in our climate of post-modern scepticism. He argues that existentialism is all the more pertinent and relevant today when set against the general disillusionment which characterises the (...)
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  32. Alan J. Reiman & Sandra Deangelis Peace (2002). Promoting Teachers' Moral Reasoning and Collaborative Inquiry Performance: A Developmental Role-Taking and Guided Inquiry Study. Journal of Moral Education 31 (1):51-66.score: 40.0
    A study of experienced teachers is used to illustrate a developmental methodology for promoting technical performance dimensions and moral and conceptual reasoning based on Sprinthall's and Thies-Sprinthall's (1983) principles of new social role-taking and guided inquiry. Called the learning-teaching framework (LTF), the theoretical and applied approach embeds new role-taking, guided inquiry, balance, support and challenge, continuity and instructional coaching in educational programming across the teacher professional development career span. The study was a 7-month quasi-experimental intervention of expert teachers (...)
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  33. Frederick C. Copleston (2002/1979). Contemporary Philosophy: Studies of Logical Positivism and Existentialism. Continuum.score: 38.0
    Originally written in 1956 and revised in 1972, this book explores the work of many of the most important thinkers of the 20th century, including Ayer, ...
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  34. Philip J. Davis (1995). The Companion Guide to the Mathematical Experience, Study Edition. Birkhäuser.score: 38.0
  35. Carol K. Ingall (2000). A Leader's Guide to the Study of the Jewish Moral Virtues. Jewish Publication Society.score: 38.0
     
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  36. Leonard Orr (1978). Existentialism and Phenomenology: A Guide for Research. Whitston Pub. Co..score: 38.0
     
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  37. Paul Steinberg (2003). Study Guide to Jewish Ethics: A Reader's Companion to Matters of Life and Death, to Do the Right and the Good, Love Your Neighbor and Yourself. The Jewish Publication Society.score: 38.0
    This companion to Elliot Dorff's three books on Jewish ethics -- Matters of Life and Death , To Do the Right and the Good , and Love Your Neighbor and Yourself -- is designed for group as well as individual study. Through suggested readings from Dorff's books, probing questions, lively discussion topics, and simple writing exercises, readers will be able to analyze and clarify their own positions on a host of controversial issues: sex, surrogate motherhood, adoption, family abuse, responsibilities (...)
     
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  38. Xinli Wang (2009). Symbolic Logic Study Guide. University Readers.score: 37.3
    The Symbolic Logic Study Guide is designed to accompany the widely used symbolic logic textbook Language, Proof and Logic (LPL), by Jon Barwise and John Etchemendy (CSLI Publications 2003). The guide has two parts. The first part contains condensed, essential lecture notes, which streamline and systematize the first fourteen chapters of the book into seven teaching sections, and thus provide a clear, well-designed roadmap for the understanding of the text. The second part consists of twelve sample quizzes and solutions. (...)
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  39. Peter Goldie (2008). Teaching & Learning Guide For: Emotion. Philosophy Compass 3 (5):1097-1099.score: 36.0
    The emotions were a neglected topic in philosophy twenty or so years ago, but things have now changed. It is now appreciated how important it is to understand the emotions as an independent aspect of our mental economy – one that has to be properly taken into account in any worthwhile philosophising in ethics or moral psychology, in epistemology, in aesthetics, and generally in philosophical issues surrounding value and how the mind engages with value in the world. There is now (...)
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  40. Andrew Dobson (1993). Jean-Paul Sartre and the Politics of Reason: A Theory of History. Cambridge University Press.score: 36.0
    Andrew Dobson charts Sartre's transformation from novelist and apolitical philosopher of existentialism, before the Second World War, to a committed defender of Marxism and Marxist method after it. Examining Sartre's post-war work in detail, he shows how the biographies of Baudelaire, Genet and Flaubert, often considered tangential to his main oeuvres, are in fact central to this defence of Marxism, and should therefore be read as acts of political commitment. Andrew Dobson's study is new in its use of (...)
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  41. Jonathan Crowe (2004). Is an Existentialist Ethics Possible? Philosophy Now 47 (Aug/Sept):29-30.score: 36.0
    Philosophers continue to be sceptical about the possibility of constructing an existentialist ethical theory. This article explores two of the main reasons for this scepticism and draws on Jean-Paul Sartre's "Existentialism and Humanism" to suggest that there is a way around them.
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  42. Simone de Beauvoir, Margaret A. Simons, Mary Beth Mader & Marybeth Timmermann (eds.) (2004). Simone de Beauvoir: Philosophical Writings. University of Illinois Press.score: 36.0
    Contents: "Analysis of Claude Bernard's Introduction to the Study of Experimental Medicine," "Two Unpublished Chapters from She Came to Stay," "Pyrrhus and Cineas," "A Review of The Phenomenology of Perception by Maurice Merleau-Ponty," "Moral Idealism and Political Realism," "Existentialism and Popular Wisdom," "Jean-Paul Sartre," "An Eye for an Eye," "Literature and Metaphysics," "Introduction to an Ethics of Ambiguity," "An Existentialist Looks at Americans," and "What is Existentialism?".
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  43. William Barrett (1990). Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy. Anchor Books, Doubleday.score: 36.0
    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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  44. Takashi Nakao, Tomoya Matsumoto, Machiko Morita, Daisuke Shimizu, Shinpei Yoshimura, Georg Northoff, Shigeru Morinobu, Yasumasa Okamoto & Shigeto Yamawaki (2013). The Degree of Early Life Stress Predicts Decreased Medial Prefrontal Activations and the Shift From Internally to Externally Guided Decision Making: An Exploratory NIRS Study During Resting State and Self-Oriented Task. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 7.score: 36.0
    Early life stress (ELS), an important risk factor for psychopathology in mental disorders, is associated neuronally with decreased functional connectivity within the default mode network (DMN) in the resting state. Moreover, it is linked with greater deactivation in DMN during a working memory task. Although DMN shows large amplitudes of very-low-frequency oscillations (VLFO) and strong involvement during self-oriented tasks, these features’ relation to ELS remains unclear. Therefore, our preliminary study investigated the relationship between ELS and the degree of frontal (...)
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  45. Ros Diprose & Jack Reynolds (2008). Merleau-Ponty: Key Concepts. Acumen.score: 33.0
    Having initially not had the attention of Sartre or Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty's work is arguably now more widely influential than either of his two contemporaries. "Merleau-Ponty: Key Concepts" presents an accessible guide to the core ideas which structure Merleau-Ponty's thinking as well as to his influences and the value of his ideas to a wide range of disciplines. The first section of the book presents the context of Merleau-Ponty's thinking, the major debates of his time, particularly existentialism, phenomenology, the history (...)
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  46. Aviva Berkovich-Ohana, Yair Dor-Ziderman, Joseph Glicksohn & Abraham Goldstein (2013). Alterations in the Sense of Time, Space and Body in the Mindfulness-Trained Brain: A Neurophenomenologically-Guided MEG Study. Frontiers in Psychology 4:912.score: 32.0
    Meditation practice can lead to what have been referred to as 'altered states of consciousness'. One of the phenomenological characteristics of these states is a joint alteration in the sense of time, space and body. Here, we set out to study the unique experiences of alteration in the sense of time and space by collaborating with a select group of 12 long-term Mindfulness meditation practitioners in a neurophenomenological setup, utilizing first-person data to guide the neural analyses. We hypothesized that (...)
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  47. Brian E. Butler (2004). Studying (the Theoretical Analysis of) Contemporary American Film, on Thomas Elsaesser and Warren Buckland's Studying Contemporary American Film: A Guide to Movie Analysis. Film-Philosophy 8 (3).score: 32.0
    Thomas Elsaesser and Warren Buckland _Studying Contemporary American Film: A Guide to Movie Analysis_ Arnold: London 2002 ISBN 0 340 76206 3 (PB) x + 309 pp.
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  48. Hubert L. Dreyfus & Mark A. Wrathall (eds.) (2006/2009). A Companion to Phenomenology and Existentialism. Blackwell Pub..score: 30.0
    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 movements. Features longer essays discussing each of the main schools of thought, shorter essays introducing prominent themes, and problem-oriented chapters. Organised topically, around concepts such as temporality, intentionality, death and nihilism. Features essays (...)
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  49. Felicity Joseph, Jack Reynolds & Ashley Woodward (eds.) (2011). Continuum Companion to Existentialism. Continuum.score: 30.0
    The Continuum Companion to Existentialism offers the definitive guide to a key area of modern European philosophy. The book covers the fundamental questions asked by existentialism, providing valuable guidance for students and researchers to some of the many important and enduring contributions of existentialist thinkers. Eighteen specially commissioned essays from an international team of experts explore existentialism’s relationship to philosophical method; ontology; politics; psychoanalysis; ethics; religion; literature; emotion; feminism and sexuality; cognitive science; authenticity and the self; its (...)
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  50. Mark Kelman (1987). A Guide to Critical Legal Studies. Harvard University Press.score: 30.0
    This book outlines and evaluates the principal strands of critical legal studies, and achieves much more as well.
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