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David Detmer and John Ireland

This issue of Sartre Studies International underscores Sartre’s extraordinary versatility, as it contains groundbreaking research and informative writing on his activities in politics, literature, and philosophy. By focusing on two pivotal events

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Ted Nannicelli

of Engagement shifts gears to a more traditional humanities approach with contributions from a philosopher with extensive experience writing about film and from three film theorists who frequently engage with and draw upon philosophy in their own

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John Gillespie and Katherine Morris

. Whereas recent issues have testified to the breadth of Sartre's work, the focus this time is on Sartre's early philosophy, mainly, but not exclusively, on L'Etre et le néant . First, Matthew Eshleman and Adrian van den Hoven have both offered full

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Thinking with Sartre

Edited by John H. Gillespie and Sarah Richmond

with the contemporary world and his committed political involvement. In doing so, Sartre shows his tactical awareness in defining his position in relation to other thinkers and philosophies, linking the literary, the political, the philosophical and the

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Stephen Prince

dimensions of meaning and experience. Examining a wide range of films, he approaches the issue from the perspective of analytic philosophy and argues that the ways that viewers embody their sense of race through disgust reactions has implications for

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Jonathan Magonet

Berlin's sexuality and his turn from analytical philosophy towards the history of ideas. He suggests that these shifts in Berlin's thinking are reflected in two concepts of liberty, negative and positive. The article also notes the prejudices that a

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Some Senses of Pan-Africanism from the South

Christopher Allsobrook

observation that, though the three main oceans of the world are separated as ‘isms’, we cannot deny that they also flow into one another as one. In defining the meaning of African-ness, he claims, ‘African philosophy is predicated on the recognition that

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Stephen Prince

for the field. Scholars from cognitive science, literature, philosophy, and film studies assess the book’s impact. Its author, David Bordwell, replies to their remarks and shares his contemporary perspective on the book. I thank the participants in

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Ted Nannicelli

explores parallels between the philosophy of Baruch Spinoza (1632–1677) and contemporary work on 4e cognition (that is, cognition that is embodied, embedded, extended, and enacted). Using Lynne Ramsay's You Were Never Really Here (2017) as a case study

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Place of Birth and Concepts of Wellbeing

An Analysis from Two Ethnographic Studies of Midwifery Units in England

Christine McCourt, Juliet Rayment, Susanna Rance, and Jane Sandall

not given, but produced by human activity’ ( 1999: 181 ). Our study presents a case in which place-making is actively used in order to put a certain philosophy of birth into everyday practice and to achieve certain therapeutic goals. Parallels might