Item description for Briefly: Sartre's Existentialism and Humanism (Briefly Series) by David Mills Daniel & David R. Law...
Overview The SCM Briefly series is made up of short, accessible volumes which summarize books by philosophers and theologians, books that are commonly used on theology and philosophy A level (school leaving) and Level One undergraduate courses. Each Briefly volume includes line by line analysis and short quotes to give students a feel for the original text. In addition each book begins with a contextualizing introduction about the writer and his writings, and a glossary of terms follows the summary to help students with definitions of philosophical terms.
Publishers Description A short summary of Jean-Paul Sartre's Existentialism and Humanism which is designed to assist university and school-leaving students in acquiring knowledge and understanding of this key text in the philosophy of religion. The book closely adheres to Sartre's text, enabling the reader to follow each development in the argument as it occurs. Following the detailed summary, which page references the original and includes useful key quotes, is a shorter summary acting as an overview of Existentialism and Humanism, which is intended to aid memory. With a brief introduction to Sartre, and the period in which he wrote, and why Existentialism and Humanism is so significant, as well as suggestions for further reading and an extensive glossary of terms, this book is a perfect introduction to this important philosophical text by Jean-Paul Sartre.
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Studio: SCM Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.8" Width: 5.03" Height: 0.3" Weight: 0.21 lbs.
Release Date Aug 1, 2007
Publisher SCM Press
Series SCM Briefly
ISBN 033404121X ISBN13 9780334041214