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THE HUMANISM OF EXISTENTIALISM
After more than a half century since its appearance, we are rather inclined to look at the essay as an extremely interesting and provocative statement of Sartre's philosophy. Despite all its shortcomings it still remains the best short exposition of the main existentialist topics.

Dr. Bob Zunjic
University of Rhode Island

Lectures

Philosophy of Human Nature
Notes 1, Notes 2, Notes 3

Stephen Darwall
University of Michigan

Lectures 1994 Lecture Notes:
Simone de Beauvoir's The Ethics of Ambiguity
G.J. Mattey

Lectures Sartre 1
Sartre Biography
Sartre 2
Philosophy Dept

Course Description VII. ONTOLOGY WITHOUT BEING or NOTHINGNESS.
from Sartre, Being and Nothingness.
VIII. CONSCIOUSNESS OF SELF AND/OR OTHERS.
Sartre, The Age of Reason
Martin, MichaelC.

Course Description Part III: Being-for-Others, Chapter 3, I and Chapter 3, III These are the sections of Being and Nothingness dealing with love (Chapter 3, I) and with the We-Subject and the Us-Object.
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Course Description Born in 1905 Jean-Paul Sartre came to be probably the most famous and influential twentieth century French philosopher. His name is closely linked with that of the slightly younger Simone de Beauvoir who was born in 1908.
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Lecture Material Jean Paul Sartre's Being and Nothingness: Class Notes, Fall 1995.
This is a set of class notes for a graduate-level course He taught in the Fall semester, 1995, on Sartre's early philosophy. The main work, of course, was Being and Nothingness, but we also discussed Husserl's The Idea of Phenomenology, Sartre's Transcendence of the Ego and other works along the way.
Spade, Paul Vincent

No Exit Although many nineteenth century philosophers developed the concepts of existentialism, it was the French writer Jean Paul Sartre who popularized it.
Keefer, Julia Evergreen

General Definition

EXISTENCE PRECEDES ESSENCE. "Freedom is existence, and in it existence precedes essence." This means that what we do, how we act in our life, determines our apparent "qualities." It is not that someone tells the truth because she is honest, but rather she defines herself as honest by telling the truth again and again..

Sonoma State University


Introduction

Sartre was a writer and existentialist following World War II. At the heart of his philosophy is a deep yearning for freedom and a concomitant sense of responsibility. While one is never free of their situation, Sartre felt, "in the end one is always responsible for what is made of one."

Trinity College


General Information

Personal Information: Family: Born June 21, 1905, in Paris, France; died April 15, 1980, of a lung ailment, in Paris, France; son of Jean-Baptiste (a naval officer) and Anne-Marie (Schweitzer) Sartre; children: Arlette el Kaim-Sartre (adopted).

Teuber, Andreas 

Brandeis University


Association

North American Sartre Society

St. Cloud State University


Lecture Summary
Summary of Some Main Points from Sartre's Existentialism and Human Emotions

Saint Anselm College


Specific topic
Boston University

Existentialism is a Humanism
Contrasts with Heidegger, Kierkegaard:
no romantic revelation of Being,
less emphasis on being-towards-death, more on problem of living a life under existential conditions.
Like Kirkegaard, focus is on personal action.
Disagrees with K's "leap of faith" as solution to existential problem

Student Paper
Sartre: The Impossibility of Sincerity of Being
Farrah Musani
Williams College

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