Truth and Existence

Truth and Existence

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Truth and Existence, written in response to Martin Heidegger's Essence of Truth, is a product of the years when Sartre was reaching full stature as a philosopher, novelist, playwright, essayist, and political activist. This concise and engaging text not only presents Sartre's ontology of truth but also addresses the key moral questions of freedom, action, and bad faith. Truth and Existence is introduced by an extended biographical, historical, and analytical essay by Ronald Aronson. "Truth and Existence is another important element in the recently published links between Sartre's existentialist ontology and his later ethical, political, and literary concerns...The excellent introduction by Aronson will help readers not experienced in reading Sartre."--Choice "Accompanied by an excellent introduction, this dense, lucidly translated treatise reveals Sartre as a characteristically 20th-century figure."--Publishers Weekly
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Product details

  • Paperback | 143 pages
  • 138 x 215 x 11mm | 200g
  • University of Chicago Press
  • Chicago, IL, United States
  • English
  • Annotated
  • 0226735230
  • 9780226735238
  • 575,767

Table of contents

Introduction: The Ethics of Truth Ronald Aronson Contexts Arlette Elkaim-Sartre Note to the Reader Untitled Pages Truth and Existence Appendix: New Outline Notes Index
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