Jan Patočka Selected Writings: Care for the Soul

Jan Patocka, Erin Plunkett (Editor), Ivan Chvatik (Editor), Alex Zucker (Translator)

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In this new book of essential Patocka texts, the majority of which have been translated from the original Czech for the first time, readers are presented with an introduction to the key ideas of Patočka's philosophy.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherBloomsbury Academic
Number of pages320
ISBN (Print)1350139106, 9781350139107
Publication statusPublished - 7 Apr 2022


  • Phenomenology
  • phenomenology of art
  • phenomenology of literature
  • Democracy
  • civil society
  • dissidence
  • political philosophy
  • philosophy of history
  • natural world
  • plato
  • socrates
  • comenius
  • Czech philosophy
  • husserl
  • Heidegger
  • being-in-the-world
  • meaning of life
  • nihilism
  • nothingness
  • being
  • soul


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