Jean-Paul Sartre: The Road to Freedom

The late Jean-Paul Sartre is arguably one of the best known philosophers of the twentieth century. His indefatigable pursuit of philosophical reflection, literary creativity and, in the second half of his life, active political commitment, gained him worldwide renown, if not admiration. He is commonly considered as one of the leading figures of Existentialist philosophy, and whose writings set the tone for occidental intellectual life in the decade immediately following the Second World War. A student of Edmund Husserl and his phenomenology, Sartre brought a refreshingly startling philosophical perspective on contemporary life, society and being.

Documentary on the life of Jean Paul Sartre : The Road to Freedom

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Sartre for President!!

urv
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urv

TY for this video post, very thoughtful.

Val A
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to my mind, he was the philosohers philospher….

LS
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LS

I am looking for sites mostly (French or English). Also any key words would be nice.
Specifically, I am looking for insight into Sartre’s political stances, his motives behind those stances, and (significant) contributions to politics of the 20th century.

Merci.

Tuki
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Tuki

JPS is much under-rated in some quarters of philo. I think he deserves much more closer attention.

Vibhu
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Vibhu

Good watch. Thanks. I am not a philo student.

Benson
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Why did the chicken cross the Road ?
Jean-Paul Sartre: (1) In order to act in good faith and be true to itself, the chicken found it necessary to cross the road
(2) To impose a meaning upon her accidental existence.
(3) Because there was NO EXIT.

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student still
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student still

I am struggling to read ‘Critique of Dialectical Reason’. Can anyone reflect on his major arguments in ‘Critique of Dialectical Reason’?

Thank you.

Choy
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Choy

Good post. I would like to find a list of quotes by philosophers (particularly Sartre) that contains both the original language and the English translation all in one place. Can anyone help?

Karishma Sh
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Karishma Sh

please list any current philosophies that r interesting and wat they r about. thanks. and also any info on objectivism. thanks.

Loretta Neale
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Loretta Neale

How can existentialism respond to the critique that it is ego-centric?