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Sartre in Austria

Boycott, Scandals, and the Fight for Peace

Juliane Werner

lean the other way and eventually become a fellow traveler of the Communist Party, was fueled by his support for some of the Communists’ political actions in 1951 and 1952, which reawakened, as he put it, “my interest in Marxism, instilling in me a

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Contemporary “Structures” of Racism

A Sartrean Contribution to Resisting Racial Injustice

Justin I. Fugo

Injustice: Oppression, Domination, and the Need for ‘Concrete Morality’ Iris Marion Young's formulation of injustice is motivated by the regularity with which contemporary moral and political theory equates justice with a ‘just distribution’, particularly

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Disharmonious Continuity

Critiquing Presence with Sartre and Derrida

Gavin Rae

to anything or in terms of an oppositional logic such as that which underpins the being-nothing and active-passive relationships. Interestingly, and in a similar way to Sartre’s insistence that nothingness has political importance, Derrida also claims

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Damon Boria, Thomas Meagher, Adrian van den Hoven, and Matthew C. Eshleman

) is André Gorz, the longtime associate of Sartre’s who was an existentialist-influenced source for the emergence of political ecology. Also conspicuously absent here (and in Chapter 7) is an explicit engagement with Sartre’s writings on serial

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Counter-Violence and Islamic Terrorism

Is Liberation without Freedom Possible?

Maria Russo

not a pre-packaged set of speculations but rather a series of flexible instruments to be confirmed and relived. Sartre’s legacy in ethics and politics consists not only of the entire body of his theoretical works but also, and mostly, of the

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De Beauvoir, Existentialism and Marx

A Dialectic on Freedom

Angela Shepherd

promote genuine human emancipation and the maximisation of the human capacity for praxis. Political Freedom Marx argued that genuine human emancipation could not be found within the political/economic system of liberal capitalism. Although the fully

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Jean-Paul Sartre

The Russian Teatr Interviews of 1956 and 1962

Dennis A. Gilbert and Diana L. Burgin

's rapprochement with the Soviet Union was seriously impaired by its brutal military intervention in Hungary, which Sartre denounced in no uncertain terms. One immediate consequence was a shift in Sartre's political concerns reflected in his theater; his support

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Edited by Ârash Aminian Tabrizi, Kate Kirkpatrick, and Marieke Mueller

Sartre’s texts, we welcomed new approaches to Sartre which took his thought as a starting point to engage current issues – literary and philosophical but also political, religious, psychological. It has not been possible to publish all the conference

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Thomas Meagher and Farhang Erfani

existentialist canons tend to be steeped in details of the political and historical circumstances that pushed their authors toward the radical positions adopted therein, it is no secret among contemporary scholars of existentialism that the works they typically

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Cameron Bassiri

Plato’s Republic , particularly moderation and justice, and we will see just how these concepts are operative in Sartre’s work and allow for the unity of a group independent of a political, governing body. Third, we will engage the status of the future