Sartre, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Kierkegaard, de Beauvoir, Merleau-Ponty and Camus.  These were some of the most important philosophers of the twentieth century, and the key existentialist thinkers.  This Very Short Introduction provides an accessible account of the existentialist movement, and of the themes of individuality, free will, and personal responsibility which make it a 'philosophy as a way of life'.

Existentialism: A Very Short Introduction

  • Oxford University Press