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Sartre For Beginners is an accessible yet sophisticated introduction to the life and works of the famous French philosopher, Jean Paul Sartre. Sartre was a member of the French underground during WWII, a novelist, a playwright, and a major influence in French political and intellectual life.The book opens with a biographical section, introducing the significant events in the life of the man who coined the term "existentialism." Then it examines Sartre's early philosophical works. Ideas from Sartre's other fictional and dramatic works are discussed, but the greatest part is the presentation of the main concepts from Sartre's Being and Nothingness (1943).
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Klamath Community College B2430 .S34 P35 2007 (Text) 3760303348 Main Collection Book None 01/05/2017 Available -

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  • ISBN: 1934389153
  • ISBN: 9781934389157
  • Physical Description: iv, 156 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
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  • Publisher: Danbury, CT : For Beginners LLC, 2007

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General Note: Originally published in 1997 by Writers and Readers, Inc
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Includes index
Summary, etc.: Sartre For Beginners is an accessible yet sophisticated introduction to the life and works of the famous French philosopher, Jean Paul Sartre. Sartre was a member of the French underground during WWII, a novelist, a playwright, and a major influence in French political and intellectual life.The book opens with a biographical section, introducing the significant events in the life of the man who coined the term "existentialism." Then it examines Sartre's early philosophical works. Ideas from Sartre's other fictional and dramatic works are discussed, but the greatest part is the presentation of the main concepts from Sartre's Being and Nothingness (1943).
Subject: Philosophy
Sartre, Jean-Paul 1905-1980
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