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Existentialist Philosophies. By Emmanuel Mounier. (Rockliff. 15s.) ON the dust-cover a this book there is a family-tree of Existentialism. Socrates, the Stoics, St. Bernard and St. Augustine...Read more
Exhibitions Anguished aftermath Giles Auty Paris Post War Art and Existentialism 1945-55 (Tate Gallery, till 5 September) R ecollections from my schooldays remind me that signs of black humour...Read more
Each man for himself Laura Gascoigne P eriods of austerity tend to be nostalgic only for those who haven't lived through them: if you remember the Fifties fondly, you probably weren't there. For...Read more
Knowing the Void BY IRIS MURDOCH T HERE is a persistent conception of the philosopher as one who perceives the unity in different branches of knowledge and offers out of his own meditation thereon...Read more
Peter Ackroyd Forewords and Afterwords W. H. Auden (Faber and Faber £3.95) For the poet, the discipline of prose writing is necessary but subsidiary. It demands too much assertion, it confesses...Read more
Richard Luckett on the aesthete who became a saint In one of his Godly Discourses Spit - en Kierkegaard explores Christ's injunction to "consider the lilies of the field." The first lesson that...Read more