The Sartre Dictionary (Continuum Philosophy Dictionaries #1) (Paperback)

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" This book] offers lucid and thorough explications of key Sartrean concepts and even phrases, and it contains revealing accounts of the numerous thinkers and writers who influenced Sartre...This book will open doors."-David Pugmire, Department of Philosophy, University of Southampton, UK

The Sartre Dictionary is a comprehensive and accessible guide to the world of Jean- Paul Sartre. Meticulously researched and extensively cross-referenced, this unique book covers all of his major works, ideas and influences and provides a firm grounding in the central themes of Sartre's thought. Students will discover a wealth of useful information, analysis and criticism. More than 350 A-Z entries include clear definitions of all the key terms used in Sartre's writings and detailed synopses of his key works, novels and plays. The Dictionary also includes entries on Sartre's major philosophical influences, from Descartes to Heidegger, and his contemporaries, including de Beauvoir and Merleau-Ponty. It covers everything that is essential to a sound understanding of Sartre's existentialism, offering clear explanations of often complex terminology.

About the Author


Gary Cox has a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Birmingham, UK, where he is also an Honorary Research Fellow.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780826498922
ISBN-10: 0826498922
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publication Date: January 24th, 2008
Pages: 240
Language: English
Series: Continuum Philosophy Dictionaries

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