Human Freedom in the Philosophy of Jean-Paul Sartre

Beekman, Anthony (1994) Human Freedom in the Philosophy of Jean-Paul Sartre. PhD thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

I here examine Sartre's philosophy, as it has developed from his early works to his later works, as providing us with a view of the human being as a "freedom." In Part 1, I examine Sartre's view in Being and Nothingness of the human being as an integrated conscious bodily existent or ontological freedom. In Part 2, I examine Sartre's Psychology of the Imagination and Sketch for a Theory of the Emotions as concrete applications of the Being and Nothingness approach. In Part 3, I examine how Sartre in Search for a Method situates the human being in society but retains his perspective of freedom.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Qualification Level: Doctoral
Additional Information: Adviser: Eva Schaper
Keywords: Philosophy
Date of Award: 1994
Depositing User: Enlighten Team
Unique ID: glathesis:1994-74679
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 13 Nov 2019 15:58
Last Modified: 13 Nov 2019 15:58
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/74679

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