Boucher, Teresa 2004 0-7734-6477-8 210 pages Reference to Miguel Delibes as a novelist of authenticity has become an unexplored cliché of Delibean criticism. Grounded in a Heideggerian approach to (in)authenticity, this is a philosophical reading of three of his texts: Cinco horas con Mario [Five Hours with Mario], Señora de rojo sobre fondo gris [Lady in Red on a Gray Background], and Cartas de amor de un sexagenario voluptuoso [Love Letters from a Voluptuous Sexagenarian].
Lee, Sander H. 1992 0-88946-338-7 776 pages Fifty-five essays by eminent contemporary philosophers on such topics as "The Devaluation of Value," "The Rationality of Pleasure-Seeking Animals," "Goethe's Moral Thinking," "The Second Death of Jean-Paul Sartre," "The Significance of Human Life after Auschwitz," and "What Can You Do with Art?" Complete with an appendix giving the history of the American Society for Value Inquiry and two additional appendices.
Hafez-Ergaut, Agnès 2000 0-7734-7772-1 328 pages This study deals with the notions of the sordid and nihilism and explores their rapport with the works of Huysmans, Céline, and Sartre. This study argues that the three writers are lined in their philosophical or spiritual quest, and aims at demonstrating that the sordid is used as a metaphor to describe the trauma that modern times inflict on modern man. In French.
Morris, Thomas F. 2022 1-4955-0987-7 448 pages Dr. Morris discusses the idea that our lives may be shaped by forces beyond our control and reckoning. He uses Shakespeare's Hamlet as a reference point to other philosophers and theologians on this complex issue.
Milman, Yoseph 1992 0-7734-9701-3 152 pages A comparative cross-cultural and cross-generic study which examines the works of Robbe-Grillet, Pinter, and Zach, in reference to the basic principles of the poetics of the Absurd as set out by Sartre and Camus. The assumption underlying this approach is that in modern literature as a whole, the opacity of the text is often an intentionally-achieved effect, which is the result of a rich and sophisticated rhetorical-stylistic apparatus. The unintelligibility of the text constitutes an essential part of its impact, merging into the thematics and, to a great degree, fashioning the very meaning of the work.
Strajnic, Nikola 2017 1-4955-0514-6 108 pages Author explores the possibilities of expressing existential experiences of poets and philosophers since ancient times. This collection of essays reviews the original poetic and philosophical views recognized as an alternative to more reductive views such as naturalism or relativistic doctrines found in a postmodern world.
Nordin, Irene Gilsenan 2009 0-7734-4831-4 160 pages This is the first full-length study of Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin. The work, using as its starting point the ideas of theorists such as Emmanuel Levinas and Jacques Derrida in relation to the unspeakable other, demonstrates how poetry can give voice to the existential experience of being.
Tillich, Paul 2022 1-4955-1037-9 300 pages "This book gives a summary of the problems and categories of the interpretation of history developed in German Religious Socialism, and at the same time explains the basic ideas of my own philosophy and theology including their application to the present world-situation. Since my interpretation of history embraces philosophical, political, and theological elements, the book contains three parts dealing with the categories of an interpretation of history from these three points of view. " -From the Author's Preface