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Jean-Paul Sartre (19051980)
French existentialist philosopher,
writer, and political activist.
Born in Paris.
In 1939 he went
In 1940 the
Germans captured him.
Existentialism is Humanism: (1945)
Descartes subjectivity is his starting point.
There is no picture behind the picture (Fallini).
Although embarrassment and shame
When other minds intrude, we respond by dominating
them, or being dominated.
Relationships are parasitic.
2. There is no
God, so everything is permissible.
Atheism is incompatible with essences preceding
first we are nothing.
create and define yourself through our actions.
4. We are
is covering up our freedom with determinism and
conceal our freedom entails that we recognize it.
5. We are
responsible for mankind and ourselves.
6. The result
is anguish, forlorn, and despair.
first you are empty- not nothing.
your epoch creates/defines you.
philosophers and nihilists create/define themselves.
Creating/defining yourself requires that you go back
to your emptiness.
you're alone, destitute, alienated, with no one to
universal rule or book can help you define yourself.
confused his own philosophical nature with the
condition that everyone is in. It is not a
commonplace condition. It is only the condition of
philosophers and nihilists.