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Being and nothingness : an essay on phenomenological ontology

Author: Jean-Paul Sartre
Publisher: London : Routledge, 1969, ©1943.
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Often criticized, and all too rarely understood, the philosophy of Jean-Paul Sartre encompasses the dilemmas and aspirations of the individual in contemporary society. The principal text of the modern existentialist movement, Being and Nothingness contains the basic tenets of his thought. A work of inherent power and epic score, it provides a vivid analysis for all who would understand one of the most influential  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean-Paul Sartre
ISBN: 0415040299 9780415040297
OCLC Number: 221341979
Notes: Translation of: L'être et le néant.
Includes index.
Description: xliii, 638 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Translator's preface, Introduction, The Pursuit of Being, Part 1. The Problem of Nothingness, Part 2. Being-For-Itself, Part 3. Being-For-Others, Part 4. Having, Doing and Being, Conclusion, Key to Special Terminology, Index
Other Titles: Etre et le néant.
Responsibility: by Jean-Paul Sartre ; translated by Hazel E. Barnes ; introduction by Mary Warnock.

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Often criticized, and all too rarely understood, the philosophy of Jean-Paul Sartre encompasses the dilemmas and aspirations of the individual in contemporary society. The principal text of the modern existentialist movement, Being and Nothingness contains the basic tenets of his thought. A work of inherent power and epic score, it provides a vivid analysis for all who would understand one of the most influential philosophic movements of our time.

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'A fascinating and intriguing work providing a full-blown metaphysic backed by, and at the same time providing the basis for, a complete theory of man' - Times Literary Supplement

 
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