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Andrew Inkpin

It is widely held that philosophy and literature are closely connected in Sartre, a view naturally suggested by the breadth of his writings and the prevalence of philosophical themes in his literary writing. The precise relation between the two

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Paul Gyllenhammer, Bruce Baugh, and Thomas R. Flynn

The articles in this section deal with two concepts from Sartre’s Critique of Dialectical Reason analyzed in the work of Tom Flynn. The first is the practico-inert, the materialized result of human activity that can turn that activity against itself, but which can also take on a positive and progressive role in history. It is this progressive role that Paul Gyllenhammer analyzes. Bruce Baugh’s article looks at Flynn’s analyses of how, in the Critique, the “third” mediates group praxis in such a way that it moves from passivity to activity but without fusing into a hyperorganism, and how this decisive shift accounts for “the revolutionary moment.”

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John Gillespie, Kyle Shuttleworth, Nik Farrell Fox, and Mike Neary

studies in the English-speaking world. Hazel Barnes's translation, completed more than sixty-two years ago, with its notorious inadequacies, was long overdue for replacement. Being and Nothingness remains a key work of twentieth-century philosophy and

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P. Sven Arvidson

foundation.” 3 For the ancient Greeks, and for many people today, reverence is directed toward a higher being and Sartre's philosophy is atheistic. Also, reverence involves positive fellow-feeling for others, a quality of respectfulness hard to find in

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Your Past Comes Back to Haunt You

Sartre on Pure Reflection in Response to Husserl & Levinas

Curtis Sommerlatte

. Consequently, my investigation's payoff is that it sheds light on one of the most difficult aspects of Sartre's philosophy. Historical Overview Sartre began a close study of Husserl's thought after a 1933 discussion with Beauvoir and Raymond Aron. 3

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Too Much of Nothing

Analytic and Sartrean Phenomenological Perspectives

John Graham Wilson

nothingness are volitional: they invoke something. Sartre stands firm where the logico-linguistic abstractions of analytical philosophy will not suffice as elucidations regarding phenomenological encounters, such as in the case of Pierre’s absence, because

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Mary Edwards

question of why we should turn to Sartre at all when thinking about feminism must be addressed. Why should we search his philosophy for feminist insights? From the outset, it may seem that there are good reasons not to. After all, Sartre was a self

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What Would I Do with Lacan Today?

Thoughts on Sartre, Lacan, and Contemporary Psychoanalysis

Betty Cannon

influence on the development of my own approach, Applied Existential Psychotherapy (AEP). Deeply grounded in the philosophy of Sartre, AEP also draws insights from classical and contemporary psychoanalysis. Its interventions, however, are more often inspired

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Elanore Holveck and Elizabeth Murray Morelli

Debra B. Bergoffen, The Philosophy of Simone de Beauvoir: Gendered Phenomenologies, Erotic Generosities, SUNY Series in Feminist Philosophy, Albany, State University of New York Press, 1997, 250 pp. ISBN 0-7914-3151-7, $54.50 (cloth) Review by Eleanore Holveck

Kathleen V. Wider, The Bodily Nature of Consciousness: Sartre and Contemporary Philosophy of Mind. Ithaca, NY and London: Cornell University Press, 1997, 207 pp., ISBN 0-8014-8502-9, $15.95 (paper). Review by Elizabeth Murray Morelli

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Catrin Gibson

potential for authentic love lies. 15 The child is not simply an adult consciousness in a smaller body but its own positive phenomenon. 16 This is not recognised in Sartre’s early philosophy. He keeps a strict duality of two polar opposites, being