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Essays in Existentialism

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ISBN-10: 0806501626

ISBN-13: 9780806501628

Edition: 1993 (Reprint)

Authors: Jean-Paul Sartre, Wade Baskin, Jean Wahl, Jean-Paul Sartre

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Book details

List price: $15.95
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corporation
Publication date: 6/1/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Sartre is the dominant figure in post-war French intellectual life. A graduate of the prestigious Ecole Normale Superieure with an agregation in philosophy, Sartre has been a major figure on the literary and philosophical scenes since the late 1930s. Widely known as an atheistic proponent of existentialism, he emphasized the priority of existence over preconceived essences and the importance of human freedom. In his first and best novel, Nausea (1938), Sartre contrasted the fluidity of human consciousness with the apparent solidity of external reality and satirized the hypocrisies and pretensions of bourgeois idealism. Sartre's theater is also highly ideological, emphasizing the importance…