At the last meeting, I mentioned it would be nice to organise a reading group. People seemed generally interested so here goes...
I thought we could discuss Existentialism and Humanism by Jean-Paul Sartre. (Note: it has also been published as Existentialism is a Humanism, and I also have a book called Existentialism and Human Emotions that also contains the essay.)
Here is a link to the book on amazon: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Existentialism-Humanism-Jean-Paul-Sartre/dp/0413776395/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1361275403&sr=1-1
I have chosen it because it is as near as possible to an attempt at a definition of existentialism written by one of the major existential philosophers (although other existentialists would disagree with almost all of it!). Also, it is quite small and one of the most accessible existential texts. Thus, making it an excellent introductory text.
Please try to read the whole book before the meeting.
We can discuss possible future texts at the meeting and I will probably set up a vote system if possible.