Exploring the fascinating life of the legendary Jean Paul Sartre - the father of existentialism and one of 20th century philosophy’s most famous characters!
For some, he was the philosopher of existentialism, for others the constant provocateur, the politically engaged author, the uncertain militant, the repenting bourgeois, the life companion of Simone de Beauvoir…
From his first readings in the Luxembourg Garden to his refusal of the Nobel Prize for Literature, Jean Paul Sartre was all of this at the same time.
Over time, Sartre’s philosophy lent itself to his being a public intellectual. He envisaged culture as a very fluid concept; neither pre-determined, nor definitely finished; instead, in true existential fashion, ‘culture was always conceived as a process of continual invention and re-invention.’
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