Truth and Existence

Truth and Existence

Jean-Paul Sartre


Truth and Existence, written based on Martin Heidegger's Essence of Truth, is a fabricated from the years whilst Sartre was once attaining complete stature as a thinker, novelist, playwright, essayist, and political activist. This concise and fascinating textual content not just provides Sartre's ontology of fact but in addition addresses the major ethical questions of freedom, motion, and undesirable faith.

Truth and Existence is brought by way of a longer biographical, ancient, and analytical essay via Ronald Aronson.

"Truth and Existence is one other very important aspect within the lately released hyperlinks among Sartre's existentialist ontology and his later moral, political, and literary issues. . . . the superb creation via Aronson can help readers now not skilled in examining Sartre."—Choice

"Accompanied by way of a superb creation, this dense, lucidly translated treatise unearths Sartre as a routinely 20th-century figure."—Publishers Weekly

Jean-Paul Sartre (1906-1980) was once provided, yet declined, the Nobel Prize for literature in 1964. His many works of fiction, drama, and philosophy comprise the enormous examine of Flaubert, The relations Idiot, and The Freud Scenario, either released in translation by means of the college of Chicago Press.

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