Jean-Paul Sartre: Basic Writings

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Psychology Press, 2001 - Philosophy - 339 pages
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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Contents

Sartre in the world
1
Existentialism
20
Phenomenology
58
Imagination and emotion
89
Being
106
Nothingness
135
The self
148
Temporality
163
Responsibility
191
Bad faith
204
Others
221
Psychoanalysis
244
Writing
258
The work of art
289
Politics
300
Bibliography
334

Freedom
177

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About the author (2001)

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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