Jean-Paul Sartre: Basic Writings

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Taylor & Francis, Jan 4, 2002 - Philosophy - 352 pages
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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.

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User Review  - thegift - Goodreads

found this selection excellent, each commentary by priest very helpful. have never studied sartre but this could be used in pedagogical way. found this easy perhaps read this or that part before but ... Read full review

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User Review  - Furiousball - Goodreads

this was a fine introduction into Sartre's view of the ontological and phenomological world. I think the editor did a decent job gathering snippets from Sartre's various writings like : Existentialism and Humanism, Being and Nothingness, and Transcendence of the Ego. Read full review

About the author (2002)

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.

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