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Read online Sartre and Marxist Existentialism: The Test Case of Collective Responsibility.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Sartre and Marxist Existentialism: The Test Case of Collective Responsibility In this important book Thomas R Flynn reinterprets and evaluates Sartre s social and political philosophy arguing that the existential ethics of Sartre s early phase is consistent with the Marxist inspired views of his later writings Displaying his mastery of Sartre s entire corpus Flynn reconstructs Sartre s social ontology with its sensitive balance of the existentialist s respect for moral responsibility and the Marxist s sense of social causation Flynn focuses on the issue of collective responsibility as a particularly apt test case for assessing any proposed union of existentialist and Marxist perspectives .

The study begins with an examination of the uses of responsibility in Being and Nothingness and in several postwar essays Flynn then concentrates on the Critique of Dialectical Reason offering a thorough analysis of the remarkable social theory Sartre constructs there A masterful contribution to Sartre scholarship i Sartre and Marxist Existentialism i will be of great interest to social and political philosophers involved in the debate over collective responsibility by Thomas R. Flynn

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Sartre and Marxist Existentialism: The Test Case of Collective Responsibility
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No description available, One of the leading philosophical movements of the twentieth century existentialism has had more impact on literature and the arts than any other school of thought Focusing on the leading figures of existentialism including Sartre Nietzsche Heidegger Kierkegaard de Beauvoir Merleau Ponty and Camus Thomas Flynn offers a concise account of existentialism explaining the key themes of individuality free will and personal responsibility which marked the movement as a way of life not just a way of thinking br Flynn sets the philosophy of existentialism in context from the early phenomenologists to its rise in the s and s and the connections with National Socialism Communism and Feminism He identifies the original definition of existentialism which tends to be obscured by misappropriation and highlights how the philosophy is still relevant in our world today br, Sartre and Foucault were two of the most prominent and at times mutually antagonistic philosophical figures of the twentieth century And nowhere are the antithetical natures of their existentialist and poststructuralist philosophies more apparent than in their disparate approaches to historical understanding In Volume One of this authoritative two volume study Thomas R Flynn conducted a pivotal and comprehensive reconstruction of Sartrean historical theory This long awaited second volume offers a comprehensive and critical reading of the Foucauldian counterpoint br br A history theorized Foucault should be a kind of map a comprehensive charting of structural transformations and displacements over time Contrary to other Foucault scholars Flynn proposes an axial rather than a developmental reading of Foucault s work This allows aspects of Foucault s famous triad of knowledge power and the subject to emerge in each of his major works Flynn maps existentialist categories across Foucault s quadrilateral the model that Foucault proposes as defining modernist conceptions of knowledge At stake is the degree to which Sartre s thought is fully captured by this mapping whether he was as Foucault claimed a man of the nineteenth century trying to think in the twentieth, With its emphasis on individuality freedom and personal responsibility existentialism was one of the th century s most significant philosophical movements Through such writers as Sarte de Beauvoir and Camus it influenced literature the arts and humanities and politics Thomas R Flynn examines the philosophy s core beliefs focusing on several key existential themes and introduces the leading existentialist thinkers from Kierkegaard and Nietzsche to Sartre br br