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Book of the Month for January: The Philosophy of Jean-Paul Sartre

Routledge Revivals reissue a fascinating array of books on a monthly basis. Our choice for 'book of the month' studies the life of one of the greatest intellectual figures of the twentieth century Jean-Paul Sartre.

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First published in Great Britain in 1968, the editor, Robert Denoon Cumming, has organized the work around certain concepts which are central to Sartrian thought, notably Consciousness in its relation to Being, to ‘the Other’, to Art, Literature, History and Society.

The reader can see for himself how Sartre’s aesthetic and highly individual existentialism of La Nausée is systematically transformed into the neo-Marxist sociological theory of his Critique de la Raison dialectique. By a skilful process of editing, Professor Cumming has provided an authoritative introduction to the life of one of the greatest intellectual figures of modern times.

The Philosophy of Jean-Paul Sartre publishes on the 29th January and is available to order online now.

Keen philosophers will be pleased to hear we have a philosophy collection on offer at the moment. Until the end of April you can purchase this 20 volume set at a 15% discount.