Being-looked-at: Ontological Grounding for an Ethics in Being and Nothingness

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The importance of freedom in Sartre’s philosophy cannot be overestimated, and the understanding of Sartre’s account of freedom is necessary for the understanding of Sartre’s philosophy as a whole. In this article, I will show that there are two distinct, but related, notions of freedom used in Being and Nothingness, and will suggest that a clarification of the two notions will open the possibility of grounding Sartre’s demand that each individual should promote the freedom of all Others.

Sartre Studies International

An Interdisciplinary Journal of Existentialism and Contemporary Culture

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