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By Thomas R. Flynn

Jean-Paul Sartre (1905–1980) used to be the most influential thinkers of the 20 th century. considered as the daddy of existentialist philosophy, he was once additionally a political critic, moralist, playwright, novelist, and writer of biographies and brief tales. Thomas R. Flynn offers the 1st book-length account of Sartre as a thinker of the imaginary, mapping the highbrow improvement of his principles all through his existence, and construction a story that isn't in basic terms philosophical but in addition aware of the political and literary dimensions of his paintings. Exploring Sartre's existentialism, politics, ethics, and ontology, this booklet illuminates the defining rules of Sartre's oeuvre: the literary and the philosophical, the imaginary and the conceptual, his descriptive phenomenology and his phenomenological suggestion of intentionality, and his conjunction of ethics and politics with an 'egoless' cognizance. it's going to entice all who're drawn to Sartre's philosophy and its relation to his life.

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