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By Sam Coombes

From the center of the Forties onwards, Sartre turned the personification of the dedicated highbrow, courageously taking public positions on a few of the urgent problems with his time. within the Fifties and Nineteen Sixties, the theoretical foundation for his political dedication lay in his existentialist model of Marxism, which bought its such a lot mature formula within the Critique of Dialectical Reason. targeting the purpose of departure for later Sartrean suggestion and political dedication, Sam Coombes highlights key parts of universal flooring among the moral, aesthetic, and political content material of works from Sartre’s early interval and vintage Marxist philosophy. Taking account of either the specificity of early Sartrean inspiration and the heterogeneity of Marxist theories, this e-book affirms their lasting significance to radical left critique. It bargains in-depth research of parts of early Sartrean inspiration hitherto hardly mentioned within the literature akin to the conceptual parallels among the thoughts of inauthenticity and beliefs, the political implications of Sartre’s pre-war writings, and the 1st transparent symptoms of Marxist traits in Sartre’s wartime writings.

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