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Each of these little books is witty and dramatic and creates a sense of time, place, and character....I cannot think of a better way to introduce oneself and one s friends to Western civilization. Katherine A. Powers, Boston Globe. Well-written, clear and informed, they have a breezy wit about them....I find them hard to stop reading. Richard Bernstein, New York Times. Witty, illuminating, and blessedly concise. Jim Holt, Wall Street Journal. These brief and enlightening explorations of our greatest thinkers bring their ideas to life in entertaining and accessible fashion. Philosophical thought is deciphered and made comprehensive and interesting to almost everyone. Far from being a novelty, each book is a highly refined appraisal of the philosopher and his work, authoritative and clearly presented.

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Sarte's life and ideas presented in entertaining and accessible fashion--another title in our highly successful 90 Minutes series. Each of these little books is witty and dramatic and creates a sense of time, place, and character....I cannot think of a better way to introduce oneself and one's friends to Western civilization. --Katherine A. Powers, Boston Globe Witty, illuminating, and blessedly concise. --Jim Holt, Wall Street Journal

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In Sartre in 90 Minutes, Paul Strathern offers a concise, expert account of Sartre's life and ideas, and explains their influence on man's struggle to understand his existence in the world. The book also includes selections from Sartre's writings; a brief list of suggested reading for those who wish to push further; and chronologies that place Sartre within his own age and in the broader scheme of philosophy.

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ISBN:
9781566631921
Author:
Strathern, Paul
Publisher:
Ivan R. Dee Publisher
Location:
Chicago :
Subject:
Modern
Subject:
Western
Subject:
Existentialism
Subject:
Sartre, Jean Paul
Subject:
Sartre, jean paul, 1905-1980
Subject:
History & Surveys - Modern
Subject:
Western x
Subject:
Movements - Existentialism
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Philosophers in 90 Minutes
Publication Date:
19980631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
8.06x5.10x.29 in. .23 lbs.

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Product details 96 pages Ivan R. Dee Publisher - English 9781566631921 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Sarte's life and ideas presented in entertaining and accessible fashion--another title in our highly successful 90 Minutes series. Each of these little books is witty and dramatic and creates a sense of time, place, and character....I cannot think of a better way to introduce oneself and one's friends to Western civilization. --Katherine A. Powers, Boston Globe Witty, illuminating, and blessedly concise. --Jim Holt, Wall Street Journal
"Synopsis" by , In Sartre in 90 Minutes, Paul Strathern offers a concise, expert account of Sartre's life and ideas, and explains their influence on man's struggle to understand his existence in the world. The book also includes selections from Sartre's writings; a brief list of suggested reading for those who wish to push further; and chronologies that place Sartre within his own age and in the broader scheme of philosophy.
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