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The Transcendence of the Ego: An Existentialist Theory of Consciousness

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First published in France in 1937, this important essay marked a turning point in Sartre's philosophical development. Before writing it, he had been closely allied with phenomenologists such as Husserl and Heidegger. Here, however, Sartre attacked Husserl's notion of a transcendental ego. The break with Husserl, in turn, facilitated Sartre's transition from phenomenology to the existentialist doctrines of his masterwork, Being and Nothingness, which was completed a few years later while the author was a prisoner of war.

This student-friendly edition of The Transcendence of the Ego also includes an introduction and notes/annotations by the translators.

Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980), the novelist, essayist, playwright, and philosopher, was France's leading existentialist. Among his most widely celebrated works are the novel Nausea, the play No Exit, and the philosophical treatise Being and Nothingness. Sartre was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1964.

First published in France in 1937, this important essay marked a turning point in Sartre's philosophical development. Before writing it, he had been closely allied with phenomenologists such as Husserl and Heidegger. Here, however, Sartre attacked Husserl's notion of a transcendental ego. The break with Husserl, in turn, facilitated Sartre's transition from phenomenology to the existentialist doctrines of his masterwork, Being and Nothingness, which was completed a few years later while the author was a prisoner of war.

This student-friendly edition of The Transcendence of the Ego also includes an introduction and notes/annotations by the translators.

Synopsis:

First published in France in 1937, this important essay marked a turning point in Sartres philosophical development. Before writing it, he had been closely allied with phenomenologists such as Husserl and Heidegger. Here, however, Sartre attacked Husserls notion of a transcendental ego. The break with Husserl, in turn, facilitated Sartres transition from phenomenology to the existentialist doctrines of his masterwork, Being and Nothingness, which was completed a few years later while the author was a prisoner of war.

This student-friendly edition of The Transcendence of the Ego also includes an introduction and notes/annotations by the translators.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [109]-119).

About the Author

Jean-Paul Sartre—novelist, essayist, playwright, and philosopher—was France's leading existentialist. Among his most famous works are the novel Nausea, the play No Exit, and the philosophical treatise Being and Nothingness.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780809015450
Subtitle:
An Existentialist Theory of Consciousness
Author:
Sartre, Jean-Paul
Author:
Sartre, Jean-Paul
Publisher:
Hill and Wang
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Modern
Subject:
Existentialism
Subject:
Consciousness
Subject:
Phenomenology
Subject:
History & Surveys - Modern
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series Volume:
105-64
Publication Date:
19910101
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
120
Dimensions:
8.02 x 5.36 x 0.35 in

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First published in France in 1937, this important essay marked a turning point in Sartres philosophical development. Before writing it, he had been closely allied with phenomenologists such as Husserl and Heidegger. Here, however, Sartre attacked Husserls notion of a transcendental ego. The break with Husserl, in turn, facilitated Sartres transition from phenomenology to the existentialist doctrines of his masterwork, Being and Nothingness, which was completed a few years later while the author was a prisoner of war.

This student-friendly edition of The Transcendence of the Ego also includes an introduction and notes/annotations by the translators.

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