From Sartre and De Beauvoir to Zizek and Badiou
"The Pursuit of Existentialism" explores how Existentialism has survived and how its key themes and concerns remain integral to continental philosophy today. "The Pursuit of Existentialism" places the creation of Existentialism - in the work of Sartre, Camus and Beauvoir - in its historical...
To Be Published August 31st 2015 by Routledge
Series: Studies in Philosophy
Reinterpreting Sartre’s main methodologies and removing Hegelian dialectics from his notion of violence, this book demolishes the supposed hostile intersubjective relations that characterizes all concrete relations. Furthering this stance, it reconstructs an interpretation of the "violent Sartre"...
Published August 11th 2014 by Routledge
Sartre's Critique of Husserl in The Transcendence of the Ego
The Subject in Question provides a fascinating insight into a debate between two of the twentieth century's most famous philosophers - Jean-Paul Sartre and Edmund Husserl - over the key notions of conscious experience and the self. Sartre's The Transcendence of the Ego, published in 1937, is a...
Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge
Series: Key Concepts
Most readers of Sartre focus only on the works written at the peak of his influence as a public intellectual in the 1940s, notably "Being and Nothingness". "Jean-Paul Sartre: Key Concepts" aims to reassess Sartre and to introduce readers to the full breadth of his philosophy. Bringing together...
Published September 29th 2013 by Routledge
First published in Great Britain in 1968, this is an authoritative introduction to the life of one of the greatest intellectual figures of the twentieth century. Prompted by the belief that none of the parts of Sartre’s work is fully intelligible apart from the whole , this ambitious volume...
Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge
Series: Routledge Great Minds
Philosopher, novelist, dramatist and existentialist Jean-Paul Sartre is one of the greatest writers of all time. He was fascinated by the role played by the emotions in human life and placed them at the heart of his philosophy. This brilliant short work - which contains some of the principal...
Published July 1st 2013 by Routledge
Webber argues for a new interpretation of Sartrean existentialism. On this reading, Sartre is arguing that each person’s character consists in the projects they choose to pursue and that we are all already aware of this but prefer not to face it. Careful consideration of his existentialist writings...
Published April 8th 2013 by Routledge
‘No matter how long I may look at an image, I shall never find anything in it but what I put there. It is in this fact that we find the distinction between an image and a perception.' - Jean-Paul Sartre L’Imagination was published in 1936 when Jean-Paul Sartre was thirty years old. Long out of...
Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge
A Sketch for a Phenomenological Description
Series: Routledge Classics
‘I should like to show here that the Ego is neither formally or materially in consciousness: it is outside, in the world.’ Jean-Paul Sartre The Transcendence of the Ego is one of Jean-Paul Sartre's earliest philosophical publications and essential for understanding the trajectory of his work as a...
Published March 29th 2011 by Routledge
On Phenomenology and Existentialism
Jean-Paul Sartre was one of the most influential philosophers of the twentieth century. The fourteen original essays in this volume focus on the phenomenological and existentialist writings of the first major phase of his published career, arguing with scholarly precision for their continuing...
Published August 24th 2010 by Routledge