Sunday, October 19, 2008

One Comps List Ready

Sorry for dropping off the face of the planet for nearly a month. I'll have another legitimate post soon (about the inefficacy of apologetics), but in the meantime, here's the first of my three lists for my comprehensive exams. This one's for my novelty list, Existentialism. Just FYI:

St. Augustine, Confessions
Karl Barth, Church Dogmatics: A Selection (ed. Helmet Gottweitzer)
Simone de Beauvoir, The Second Sex
Martin Buber, I and Thou
Martin Heidegger, Being and Time
Karl Jaspers, The Philosophy of Existence
Soren Kierkegaard, Either/Or and Fear and Trembling
Gabriel Marcel, The Philosophy of Existentialism
Frederick Nietzsche, Ecco Homo, The Gay Science, and On the Genealogy of Morals
Blaise Pascal, Pensees
Jean-Paul Sartre, Being and Nothingness
Paul Tillich, Systematic Theology

Edward Albee, Zoo Story
Samuel Beckett, Waiting for Godot
Saul Bellow, Dangling Man and Henderson the Rain King
Albert Camus, The Stranger
Don DeLillo, White Noise
Philip K. Dick, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
Fyodor Dostoevsky, The Brothers Karamazov and Notes from Underground
Ralph Ellison, Invisible Man
John Gardner, Grendel
Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises
John Irving, A Prayer for Owen Meany
Franz Kafka, Collected Stories
Norman Mailer, An American Dream
Bernard Malamud, The Assistant
Flannery O'Connor, Collected Stories
Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club
Walker Percy, Lancelot and The Last Gentleman
Philip Roth, Goodbye, Columbus and Indignation
J.D. Salinger, Franny and Zooey
Jose Saramago, Blindness
Jean-Paul Sartre, Nausea and No Exit
John Updike, Rabbit, Run and Roger's Version
Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse-Five

1 comment:

Nathan P. Gilmour said...

Whoa, dude. A month of silence, then three rapid fire posts?

Nice list, BTW. I've not by any means read all of this, but I never realized that so many of the books newer than Milton that I've actually read (or attempted to read) would appear on an existentialism list.