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Jean-Paul Sartre

Basic Writings

By Jean-Paul Sartre, Stephen Priest (Edited by)

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Format: Paperback, 352 pages
Other Information: black & white illustrations
Published In: United Kingdom, 23 November 2000
Jean-Paul Sartre is one of the most famous philosophers of the twentieth century. The principle founder of existentialism, a political thinker and famous novelist and dramatist, his work has exerted enormous influence in philosophy, literature, politics and cultural studies.
Jean-Paul Sartre: Basic Writings is the first collection of Sartre's key philosophical writings and provides an indispensable resource for all students and readers of his work. Stephen Priest's clear and helpful introductions set each reading in context, making the volume an ideal companion to those coming to Sartre's writings for the first time.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Existentialism 3. Phenomenology 4. Emotion 5. Imagination 6. Being 7. Nothingness 8. Time 9. Freedom 10. Ethics 11. Bad Faith 12. Others 13. Psychoanalysis 14. Literature 15. The Work of Art 16. Politics

About the Author

Stephen Priest is Reader in Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh and a visiting scholar of Wolfson College, Oxford. He is the author of The British Empiricists, Theories of the Mind, Merleau-Ponty and The Subject in Question^n and also editor of Hegel's Critique of Kant.

Reviews

."brings together just the texts, ordered in the right way, to draw the student into Sartre."-John J. Compton, emeritus Professor of Philosophy, Vanderbilt University "This immensely useful volume makes it possible for readers to get a substantial and comprehensive knowledge of Sartrean philosophy. It is a remarkable achievement."- Hazel E. Barnes, University of Colorado at Boulder ..."this is a worthwhile and illuminating book."-Baroness Mary Warnock

EAN: 9780415213684
ISBN: 0415213681
Publisher: Routledge
Dimensions: 21.95 x 13.87 x 1.93 centimetres (0.32 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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