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Jean-Paul Sartre

Overview page. Subjects: Arts and Humanities.

(1905–80)

A French existentialist writer and philosopher who attempted to develop a humanist critique of and philosophical foundation for Marxism. His most accessible work of...

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Sartre, Jean-Paul

Sylvie Kandé.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African History. 2532 words.

An outstanding figure of twentieth-century philosophy, literature, and politics, Jean-Paul Sartre (1905–1980) was the author of world-renowned essays,

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Jean-Paul Sartre

Christian Skirke.

in Philosophy

P ublished online April 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Epistemology; Feminist Philosophy; History of Western Philosophy; Metaphysics; Moral Philosophy; Non-Western Philosophy; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Law; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Religion; Philosophy of Science; Social and Political Philosophy. 8878 words.

Jean-Paul Sartre (b. 1905–d. 1980) was one of the most influential public intellectuals of the 20th century, and one of the very few philosophers to share this distinction. It was not...

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Sartre, Jean-Paul (1905–80)

Colin McGinn.

in The Oxford Companion to the Mind

January 2004; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 2090 words.

(1905–80).

Sartre's father, a naval officer, died two years after Jean-Paul was born, whereupon he and his mother

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Jean-Paul Sartre’s Mallarmé: Hero of an Ontological Drama, Agent of the Counter-revolution

Robert Boncardo.

in Mallarme and the Politics of Literature

March 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Political Philosophy. 25529 words.

This first chapter presents an in-depth study of Jean-Paul Sartre’s career-long engagement with Mallarmé. Beginning with a discussion of Sartre’s notorious side-lining of poetry in favour...

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Roads to Freedom: Jean-Paul Sartre and Anti-colonialism

Patrick Williams.

in Postcolonial Thought in the French-speaking World

June 2009; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 5040 words.

This chapter examines Jean-Paul Sartre's concept of freedom, his post-war trilogy Les Chemins de la liberté, and his intellectual (and activist) engagement with anti-colonialism. It also...

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Commitment or Abrogation? Avant‐Garde Music and Jean‐Paul Sartre's Idea of Committed Art

Mark Carroll.

in Music and Letters

November 2002; p ublished online November 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Music. 0 words.

Jean‐Paul Sartre's reluctance to include music within his idea of committed art prompted René Leibowitz in his monograph L'Artiste et sa conscience (1950) to argue that commitment to...

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Jean-Paul Sartre

Overview page. Subjects: Arts and Humanities.

(1905–80)

A French existentialist writer and philosopher who attempted to develop a humanist critique of and philosophical foundation for Marxism. His most accessible work of...

See overview in Oxford Index

Sartre, Jean-Paul (1905)

Thomas R. Flynn.

in Encyclopedia of Aesthetics

January 1998; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art. 3531 words.

(1905–1980), French philosopher, playwright, novelist, and political activist.

Perhaps no philosopher in the twentieth century

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Jean-Paul Sartre.

Alison S. Fell.

in French Studies

July 2007; p ublished online July 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: European History; European Languages; Literary Studies (European). 375 words.

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Sartre, Jean Paul

Edited by F. L. Cross and E. A. Livingstone.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2005; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 5 words.

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Jean-Paul Sartre

Anthony Hatzimoysis.

in The Oxford Handbook of Phenomenological Psychopathology

P ublished online March 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Mind. 3460 words.

Sartre articulated a phenomenological conception the “human being-in-situation,” which forms the ontological background of a therapeutic method that he called “existential psychoanalysis.”...

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Sartre, Jean-Paul

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing. 233 words.

Born 21 June 1905; died 15 April 1980

author

Paris; La Rochelle. Degree in Philosophy, 1930

Professor at Le Havre, French Institute at Berlin, Lycée...

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Sartre, Jean-Paul (1905–80)

Ian Buchanan.

in A Dictionary of Critical Theory

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 1272 words.

(1905–80)

French *Marxist philosopher best known as an exponent of *existentialism. He was one of

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Sartre, Jean-Paul (1905–80)

Ian Buchanan.

in A Dictionary of Critical Theory

February 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 1264 words.

best known as an exponent of *existentialism. He was one of the most influential intellectuals of his generation.

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Sartre, Jean-Paul (1905–80)

Ian Chilvers and John Glaves-Smith.

in A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art. 306 words.

French philosopher, novelist, playwright, critic, and political activist, a highly influential figure in his country's

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Sartre, Jean-Paul (1905–80)

Ian Chilvers and John Glaves-Smith.

in A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art. 312 words.

a highly influential figure in his country's intellectual life from the 1940s. Before the Second World War he held various teaching posts; during the war he served in the army, was captured...

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Sartre, Jean-Paul (1905–80)

John Scott and Gordon Marshall.

in A Dictionary of Sociology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sociology. 53 words.

(1905–80)

A French existentialist writer and philosopher who attempted to develop a humanist critique of and philosophical foundation

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Sartre, Jean-Paul (1905–80)

Edited by John Scott.

in A Dictionary of Sociology

January 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sociology. 53 words.

A French *existentialist writer and philosopher who attempted to develop a *humanist critique of and philosophical foundation for

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Sartre, Jean-Paul (1905–80)

Alan Tomlinson.

in A Dictionary of Sports Studies

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 210 words.

(1905–80)

A French philosopher, intellectual, and playwright famed for his existentialist perspectives on the nature of human

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Sartre, Jean-Paul (1905–1980)

Michael Cox and Christopher Riches.

in A Dictionary of Writers and their Works

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 119 words.

Nausea [La Nausée] (1938) Fiction The Wall, and Other Stories [Le Mur] (1939

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