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The late jean-paul sartre is arguably the best known philosopher of the twentieth century his indefatigable pursuit of philosophical reflection, literary creativity and, in the second half of his life, active political commitment gained him worldwide renown, if not admiration. One of the most famous french thinkers of the 20th century, jean-paul sartre was a writer and political activist as much as he was a philosopher writing essays, novels, plays, and biographies in addition to his nonfiction works, sartre demonstrated his existential philosophy through his own. Influential german philosopher friedrich nietzsche (1844-1900) is known for his writings on good and evil, the end of religion in modern society and the concept of a super-man philosopher.
He was one of the key figures in the philosophy of existentialism and phenomenology, and one of the leading figures in 20th-century french philosophy and marxism sartre's primary idea is that people, as humans, are condemned to be free, the broad focus of his life revolved around the notion of human freedom. Philosophy: a quick history of philosophy philosophy and is best known for his famous 20th century philosophy has been dominated to a great extent by the. De beauvoir and sartre were major figures in the french intellectual scene of the mid-20th century as such, they were important voices during world war ii and the algerian war of independence, two major conflicts that defined french political and cultural life in the 20th century. Jean-paul charles aymard sartre (1905 - 1980) was a french philosopher, writer and political activist, and one of the central figures in 20th century french philosophy he is best known as the main figurehead of the existentialism movement.
Transcript: in this third lecture i would like to discuss a figure that is in one sense a paradigmatic intellectual of the 20th century - certainly one of the most famous intellectuals a person who many of you know not only as a philosopher but also as a writer and a dramatist - and that's sartre, the famous french philosopher sartre is. He died in 1980, eulogized as one of the most important minds of the 20th century in 1946 sartre published the lecture essay existentialism is a humanism, one of his most widely read works it is a defense of existentialism against various critics, and it popularizes key notions of his philosophy—possibly simplifying them unduly. Jean paul sartre: existentialism and human emotions 1957 sartre's existentialism is a philosophy that tries to face the implications of a universe without purpose we are therefore personally responsible for what we are and what we do.
Jean-paul charles aymard sartre, normally known simply as jean-paul sartre, was a french existentialist philosopher and pioneer, dramatist and screenwriter, novelist and critic he was a leading figure in 20th century french philosophy. Existentialism is a term applied to the work of a number of 19th-and 20th-century philosophers his best-known philosophical much of her life as sartre's. After an introduction to existentialism, the course begins with a discussion of the 20th-century writer and philosopher camus (1913-60) chronologically, camus is late in the game (you trace existentialist ideas as far back as kierkegaard and nietzsche in the mid-19th century.