Jean-Paul Sartre: Basic Writings

By Jean-Paul Sartre

Edited by Stephen Priest

© 2000 – Routledge

352 pages

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About the Book

Jean-Paul Sartre is one of the most famous philosophers of the twentieth century. The principle founder of existentialism, a political thinker and famous novelist and dramatist, his work has exerted enormous influence in philosophy, literature, politics and cultural studies.

Jean-Paul Sartre: Basic Writings is the first collection of Sartre's key philosophical writings and provides an indispensable resource for all students and readers of his work. Stephen Priest's clear and helpful introductions set each reading in context, making the volume an ideal companion to those coming to Sartre's writings for the first time.

Reviews

'An invaluable introduction to Sartre's philosophy'. - Times Literary Supplement

About the Author/Editor

Stephen Priest is Reader in Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh and a visiting scholar of Wolfson College, Oxford. He is the author of The British Empiricists, Theories of the Mind, Merleau-Ponty and The Subject in Question^n and also editor of Hegel's Critique of Kant.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
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PHILOSOPHY / General
PHI009000
PHILOSOPHY / History & Surveys / General