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De Beauvoir, Existentialism and Marx

A Dialectic on Freedom

Angela Shepherd

Marx, the position of the working class within capitalism is an exploited one, and their freedom is constrained. Yet, however fixed a position may appear, there is always some possibility of resisting. 35 Something can always be done to bring about

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Sociality, Seriousness, and Cynicism

A Response to Ronald Santoni on Bad Faith

Jonathan Webber

shame ( BN , 394). I assume the inspiration for this comes from biological taxonomy, where it is common to use the same name for both a class and the paradigmatic example of a class. For example, the term ‘lupus’ is used at the species level to name the

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John H. Gillespie

’s death, has a deep effect on the working class, who have become millions of lonely absolutes, separated social atoms. For Sartre, the bourgeois revolution creates ‘l’humanisme du non-être’ [the humanism of non-being] ( M , 52) and fails to reintegrate the

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Sartre in Austria

Boycott, Scandals, and the Fight for Peace

Juliane Werner

sense of the class struggle which I still retain to this day.” 10 In the year ending with the trip to Vienna, this desire led to a number of theoretical writings (especially the first two parts of “Les Communistes et la paix”), accompanied by arguments

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Sarah Horton and Adrian van den Hoven

même s'il ne croit pas qu'elle ait « été la plus grande des victimes de la domination sartrienne », elle « avait été à ses heures [aussi] une despote » (p.67-9). En fait, elle a trouvé de « libres esclaves … dans la salle de classes ». Et Hamel de

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The Art of Revolutionary Praxis

Ghosting a History without Shadows

Duane H. Davis

individual consciousness, but in a social and political world of series, gatherings, and class. For Sartre, literature provided an invaluable intersubjective environment for this analysis. As we shall see below, Merleau-Ponty was not as exclusive about only

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Le sursis

petite critique de la raison journalistique

Jean-François Louette

esquisse sera considérablement développée et précisée dans la Critique de la raison dialectique . Ouvrage où Sartre se refuse à penser uniquement en termes de classes, pour poser comme principe que « le rapport interne et fondamental de la société [est

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Jean-Pierre Boulé

Beauvoir décida-t-elle de se consacrer à Sade? Plusieurs réponses à cette interrogation. Elle le décrit comme un ‘grand moraliste’ (55). Elle le voit également en précurseur de la lutte des classes ainsi que l’analyse Ursula Tidd: ‘In the theatre of the

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Matthew C. Eshleman, Eric Hamm, Curtis Sommerlatte, Adrian van den Hoven, Michael Lejman, and Diane Perpich

gaining his position as a world-class director. … Its images and reflections upon death and the meaning of life … had a symbolism that was ‘immediately apprehensible to people with [a certain] literary culture.’” 3 In this regard, Williams’s remarks about

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Mary Edwards

of the world in which they find themselves on the grounds that—regardless of their gender, race, class, age, sexuality, physical ability, etc.—human beings are, most fundamentally, transcendental beings which are ontologically distinct from, and