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Sartre Being and Nothingness
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Books, Audiobooks and Summaries. Being and Nothingness. In the years following the Second World War, Being and Nothingness was all the young intellectuals of the world talked about; for all its apparent nihilism, somehow, this book spoke to them volumes about how one can redesign himself to exert his freedom to a fuller extent. And this was more than necessary when it seemed as if the world had lost all of its meaning. One fights fire with fire, and the students of post-war Europe fought meaninglessness with a philosophical book which explains its paradoxical origins. Jean-Paul Sartre was a French philosopher, writer, literary critic, and political activist. He is widely considered to have been one of the pivotal thinkers of the 20th century.
This dizziness occurs "in the face of one's freedom and responsibility for giving a meaning to reality". Being and Nothingness? Sartre attributed the course of his own philosophical inquiries to his exposure to this work? The great human stream arises from a singular realization that nothingness is a state of saetre in which we can become anything, that we desire? Being and Nothingness Cover of the first edition.
In the book, Sartre develops a philosophical account in support of his existentialism , dealing with topics such as consciousness, perception, social philosophy , self-deception, the existence of "nothingness", psychoanalysis , and the question of free will. While a prisoner of war in and , Sartre read Martin Heidegger 's Being and Time , which uses the method of Husserlian phenomenology as a lens for examining ontology. Sartre attributed the course of his own philosophical inquiries to his exposure to this work. Though influenced by Heidegger, Sartre was profoundly skeptical of any measure by which humanity could achieve a kind of personal state of fulfillment comparable to the hypothetical Heideggerian "re-encounter with Being". In Sartre's account, man is a creature haunted by a vision of "completion" what Sartre calls the ens causa sui , meaning literally "a being that causes itself" , which many religions and philosophers identify as God. Born into the material reality of one's body, in a material universe, one finds oneself inserted into being. In accordance with Husserl's notion that consciousness can only exist as consciousness of something, Sartre develops the idea that there can be no form of self that is "hidden" inside consciousness.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. In the totality of consciousness and phenomenon Heidegger's being-in-the-worldboth can be considered separately, Bernice ed. Slote, however. Being-for-itse.
The absence of a friend and absence of money hint at a being of nothhingness. There is also an index of proper names. In the case of the first one, one is in front of the founder of a new methodology that allows to speak and think in a different way of the relation between the subject and the object. Important ideas in Being and Nothingness build on Edmund Husserl 's phenomenology?