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Robert Boncardo, Jean-Pierre Boulé, Nik Farrell Fox, and Daniel O'Shiel

philosopher notorious for his determinism, share with Sartre, a philosopher of freedom? Gaye Çankaya Eksen's work offers one possible answer to this question. Through a comparative study of the two philosophers’ political writings, Eksen shows that Spinoza and

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Love and Violence

Sartre and the Ethics of Need

Katharine Wolfe

relational life. The need for love and for friendship, the need for the compassion and understanding of others, the need for social and political recognition and more, are all needs with a clear social dimension. Moreover, as Primo Levi's testimony reveals

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Jorge Lizarzaburu, Adrian van den Hoven, and Donovan Irven

Sartre’s political stances. In 1952, Sartre proclaimed himself “a critical fellow-traveler of the Communist Party,” but unlike Camus, for example, who was a member of the Parti Communiste Français (PCF) in the 1930s, he never joined the party, nor did he

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John Ireland and Constance Mui

alienated—commoditized or mystified ( The Wrestler ), or emancipatory—embedded in a collectively willed political project ( Hunger ). For his part, Hiroaki Seki visits the largely unstudied relationship and exchanges between Sartre and a contemporary writer

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Kyle Michael James Shuttleworth and Nik Farrell Fox

his wider interests in psychiatry, philosophy, and politics, enabling him to express a visceral sense of bodily agency through the immediacy of a call to revolt. Robert Young's essay ‘Fanon and the Pathology of Freedom’ closes the book by drawing upon

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From In-Itself to Practico-Inert

Freedom, Subjectivity and Progress

Kimberly S. Engels

together in shared goals. In discussing the example of the storming of Bastille, Sartre writes: The political praxis of the government alienated the passive reactions of seriality to its own practical freedom: indeed, from the point of view of this praxis

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Alienation and Affectivity

Beauvoir, Sartre and Levinas on the Ageing Body

Kathleen Lennon and Anthony Wilde

a philosopher, writer or political activist. However, Beauvoir recognises, in relation to ageing, this strategy is not ultimately successful. She says, ‘Whether we like it or not in the end we submit to the outsider's point of view’ and accept that

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John H. Gillespie

applies the concept, as for Bataille, to a period before Nietzsche’s writings. His critique touches on the philosophy, politics and culture of the bourgeoisie after its victory in the French revolution, however we will focus on his analysis of the effects

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John H. Gillespie, Marcos Norris, and Nik Farrell Fox

.’ Kirkpatrick also considers Karol Woytyla (John Paul II) and the questions of alienation within the experience of a Marxist political framework. He sees Sartre’s Marxist existentialism as atheistic anthropocentrism putting man in God’s place. Her study of

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

): we learn facts about his upbringing, aspects of his personality, for example, playfulness and generosity; we hear little snippets about romances, disappointments, broken friendships, bombed apartments, and reactions to political controversies, and so