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Sartre's Anthropology as a Hermeneutics of Praxis

1st Edition

By Kristian Klockars

Routledge

221 pages

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First published in 1998, this volume deals with the legacy of Sartre and functions as a way of going beyond Sartre by means of Sartre, aiming to understand how we are to understand what we ourselves do and how we are to understand human being and human reality. Kristian Klockars’ main aim is intended to communicate three questions: how close Sartre’s later anthropology comes to hermeneutics, whether the idea of a hermeneutics of praxis could be seen as a possible solution to the internal tensions of Sartre’s conception, thinking with Sartre beyond Sartre, and whether a hermeneutics of praxis can constitute a living challenge to contemporary thought.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction. 2. Sartre and Contemporary Thought: Understanding vs Totalisation. 3. The Project of Anthropology. 4. On Hermeneutics. 5. Sartre’s Conception of Human Being and Philosophical Standpoint. 6. A Critical Investigation of Reason. 7. Praxis and Social Theory. 8. The Quest for Understanding: Epistemology and Interpretation Theory. 9. The Normative Dimension of Sartre’s Anthropology. 10. Conclusions.

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