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The Continuum Companion to Existentialism offers thedefinitive guide to a key area of modern European philosophy. The book coversthe fundamental questions asked by existentialism, providing valuable guidancefor students and researchers to some of the many important and enduringcontributions of existentialist thinkers. Specially commissioned essays from aninternational team of experts explore existentialism's relationship tophilosophical method; ontology; politics; psychoanalysis; ethics; religion;literature; emotion; feminism and sexuality; cognitive science; authenticityand the self; its significance in Latin American culture; and its contributionto the development of Poststructuralism. In addition, five short chapterssummarise the status of canonical figures Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Sartre and de Beauvoir, delineating the historical approach to their work, while pointing to new directions such research is now taking. Companion is an essential tool to help the new reader navigatethrough the heart of Existentialism and modern European philosophy. Featuring aseries of indispensable research tools (A to Z of terms, concepts and thinkers;timeline of existentialism; list of resources and an annotated guide to furtherreading), this >