Dostoevsky, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche & Kafka by William Hubben – How four of Europe’s most mysterious and fascinating writers shaped the modern mind. Buy Dostoevsky, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche & Kafka New Ed by William Hubben ( ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free . Buy Dostoevsky, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, and Kafka: Four prophets of our destiny by William Hubben (ISBN:) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices.
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John Carroll – A decent survey of the four writers. Sep 05, Viji Bookish endeavors rated it really liked it Shelves: Lev Shestov – – Ohio University Press.
Jan 15, Conor rated it liked it Shelves: The “masses” prefer the security of bread and dogmas and that is why the Church does the masses a favor by imposing the faith on them by force. This book is about the nietzschr authors, philosophers, and prophets whose work have a continuity that foresaw the spiritual crisis that was looming mankind.
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In this brilliant combination of biography and lucid exposition, their apocalyptic visions of the future are woven together into a provocative portrait of modernity. Nor was it that Hubben had any new interpretations of their works to offer. Giuseppe Mario Pizzuti – – Osanna.
View all 3 comments. Dreams, life, and literature: The author concludes that all 4 philosophers were pointing to a point of no return for society.
Nice introduction for these four authors, it makes you want to check more of their works to see for yourself. They go with whatever is told and there kifrkegaard a drab, dreariness. Open Preview See a Problem? The book touches only very superficially on these four writers’ philosophies. Space has been devoted to deal with each thinker individually and also for making comparisons. Nov 29, John rated it really liked it.
Dostoevsky, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche and Kafka by William Hubben
Sign up and get a free eBook! I believe I understood that the author claims that the reason for totalitarianism was that people had stopped believing in God, but I am not even sure. While I can see the argument for Kierkegaard and Dostoevsky being made and he generally makes it wellit’s much harder for Nietzsche and Kafka.
As a result I decided to grab this off the shelf as a fill-in while waiting for a couple of review books to arrive from the publishers. Last edited by EdwardBot.
A concise, yet clear, introduction to the life and works of the four existentialist thinkers. Dostoevsky, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, and Kafka Close. Mar 26, Hussein rated it really liked it. Apr 14, Anavie rated it really liked it Shelves: It’s a small book on the heavy topic of existentialism.
Dostoevsky, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche & Kafka
William Hubben…sees the spiritual destiny of Europe as one of transcending these masters. People are in a system, and can’t niettzsche. Short but informative book on the life of four prominent philosophers conscripted into the existentialist camp. This article has no associated abstract. If you don’t know much about Dostoevsky, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, and Kafka, and don’t mind kierkegaarc a little depressed, this book will give you a grasp and make you feel more intelligent!
History of Western Philosophy. The author’s Christian beliefs led him to wrongly criticize Nietzsche and to criticize Kafka for his bleak stories, basically the central characteristic of their ideas. William Hubben did, fortunately.