Sartre


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French writer and existentialist philosopher (1905-1980)

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In his introduction to Being and Nothingness, Sartre begins by exposing and denouncing the so-called illusion of the worlds-behind-the scene.
For our purposes, what is most interesting about Pieper's critical engagement with modernity is his choice of Sartre as perhaps the supreme representative of existentialism, under whose mantle he claimed in 1957 that "the most vital and genuine philosophical thinking is being carried on today.
A Dangerous Liaison: a revelatory new biography of Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre
Sartre makes this clear, again in Existentialism is a Humanism, by noting that the project one engages in necessarily interrelates to others' projects, and that the human activity of projecting is the quintessential interaction of the subject and the world.
massacred, gazed, and it will be," (11) while Sartre augurs that
Through this pessimistic view of cohabitation, Sartre partly attacks contemporary humanistic and committed authors.
Though the credits for subordinating phenomenology to the needs of existential philosophy are usually attributed to Heidegger, I suggest that Sartre purely preserved the balance of phenomenological and existentialist insights while uniting the project of phenomenological ontology with ethics (in L'Etre et le Neant (1943), where his phenomenology flourishes) which was not done by Heidegger (although he raised some ethical issues, they were strictly subordinated to the question of authenticity, for example, critique of "vulgar" conscience (Heidegger 1992: [section] 59).
But, in abandoning Sartre and opposing itself to everything Sartrean, literature was only able to define itself as a kind of aestheticism, insofar as it thought of itself "as such," that is, as authentic.
Throughout most of his work, Sartre uses the notion of playacting to represent the domain of the inauthentic; the most famous example in his philosophical writings is the cafe waiter who exaggerates his gestures for his clients in order to play "at being a waiter in a cafe.
The intense initial friendship between the older Sartre and the younger Camus was almost psychologically incestuous, and that intimacy was ruptured over a book review.
Conversations with Jean-Paul Sartre, [interviews conducted with Sartre by Perry Anderson, Ronald Fraser, Quintin Hoare, and Simone de Beauvoir], London and New York: Seagull Books/Berg Publishers, 2006.
Legendary Lithuanian photographer Antanas Sutkus granted Zefyr Life Magazine an exclusive two-hour interview in Vilnius, during which he discussed his 1965 meeting with French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre, his own life's journey and his views on the current situation in Ukraine.
Sartre and Clio: Encounters with History (reprint, 2012)
For 51 years, the conversations between Simone and Jean Paul Sartre created books like She Came to Stay(1943) where she fictionalised Sartre's liasons with his students; and The Mandarins (1954) which follows from the personal lives of their intimate circle.
The company started the European Commission research project, SARTRE, in 2009 as a European Commission research project.