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A novel introduction to Jean-Paul Sartre's existentialist phenomenology.

Draws parallels between Sartre's work and the work of Wittgenstein

Stresses continuities rather than conflict between Sartre and Merleau-Ponty, and between Sartre and post-structuralist/post-modernist thinkers, thus corroborating 'new Sartre' readings

Exhibits the influence of Gestalt psychology in Sartr
Paperback, 184 pages
Published January 29th 2008 by Blackwell Publishers
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have read several books on Sartre, this one interesting because it seems to be written to be accessible to analytic philosophers, it is recent, it is organized, and it eschews much of the jargon of the man himself. there is also some relation to Merleau-Ponty, some to Wittgenstein, some to Heidegger, but finally his version of phenomenology is seen as his own style. some arguments defused, some other writers rebuked for misunderstanding terms or thought, and clarification of certain quotes that ...more
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