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by Hazel E. Barnes,Jean-Paul Sartre

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Author: Hazel E. Barnes,Jean-Paul Sartre
Publisher: Philosophical Library; 1st edition (1956)
Language: English
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It is the fruit of a remarkable development in scientific thought concerning the human condition, known under the name its instigator, Edmund Husserl, gave it: phenomenology. Husserl (1859-1938), a close contemporary of Freud, mentions Brentano (whose lectures on philosophy Freud attended for some time) as one of his predecessors.

Jean-Paul Sartre & Hazel E. Barnes. First, I develop a phenomenological reading of aidagara. I argue that the notion can help illuminate aspects of our embodied subjectivity and its interrelation with the world and others.

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Jean-Paul Sartre, introduction by Mary Warnock, translated by Hazel Estella Barnes. Being and Nothingness is without doubt one of the most significant books of the twentieth century. From the publisher: Being and Nothingness is without doubt one of the most significant books of the twentieth century. The central work by one of the world’s most influential thinkers, it altered the course of western philosophy. Its revolutionary approach challenged all previous assumptions about the individual’s relationship with the world

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by Jean-Paul Sartre & Hazel Barnes. Be like the sun for grace and mercy. Be like the night to cover others' faults. Be like running water for generosity. Be like death for rage and anger. Be like the Earth for modesty.

The Being by which Nothingness arrives in the world phenomenological tradition. Indeed, all of the central.

Sartre frequently characterizes human beings in terms of. the idea of nothingness. The Being by which Nothingness arrives in the world. is a Being such that in its Being, the nothingness of. its Being is in question. phenomenological tradition. themes of B&N can be regarded as entailments of a short

Being and Nothingness book. Jean-Paul Sartre, Hazel E. Barnes (translator). Sartre described his work as "an essay on phenomenological ontology," its goal to set down "the basis for a general theory of being

Being and Nothingness book. Mary Warnock (contributor). Sartre described his work as "an essay on phenomenological ontology," its goal to set down "the basis for a general theory of being. It is a systematic, analytical work.

First U.S. edition with no notice of printing/edition on copyright page (see publisher's statement in Zempel & Verkler, 2nd edition, First Editions: A Guide to Identification "All subsequent editions are marked as such, 2nd, 3rd edition, etc.") 636pp including index. Dj flap states: For the first time Sartre's major opus is now available in English. Here Sartre has systematically presented his philosophy of Being.. The book is a sine qua non for any understanding of existentialism and its importance as one of the leading philosophical movements of the twentieth century
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Bloodray
Had to buy a thirty dollar plus book to tell me what this book said. Still trying to find out.
IGOT
Jean-Paul Sartre's "Being and Nothingness" is the fundamental text of Existentialism. His examination of ontology constantly reviews previous existential philosophy by building on, and refuting, the work of prior philosophers.

Sartre begins with a framework on nothingness and negations. Nothingness does not have being but is supported by being. It comes into existence through the for-itself and allows consciousness to exist. Negations are acts which contain negativity as part of their structure (ex: absence.) He then progresses to an examination of Bad Faith. This is essentially a false consciousness which a person pursues to flee from their own freedom.

The most theoretically important part of the book regarding ontology is Sartre's explanation of Being-for-itself and Being-for-others. Being-for-itself is an examination of the works of Descartes, Husserl, etc, into the nature of the individuals being and consciousness. "The Other" is a concept from Hegel that Sartre alters to explain others around us. For Sartre "The Other" is in a constant battle to deprive the other person of their freedom without extinguishing their being.

The second half of his treatise deals with issues mostly empirical in nature. Sartre has an impeccable knowledge of philosophy and the physical science up to 1943 (philosophy, biology, psychology, pyschics, etc..) He uses the theory of ontology to reexamine empirical issues where he finds scientific fields lacking. In the end Sartre devises a `Existential Psychoanalysis' (Existentialism) to examine psychological phenomenon through an ontological lens.

For Sartre humans are thrown into the world, in a situation, but have absolute freedom over choice. They are responsible for their choice. Whether they chose to actively pursue something or passively submit THEY ARE RESPONSIBLE. This responsibility is not meant as an ethical judgment but rather a statement of fact.

Sartre almost completely eschews ethical judgments in "Being and Nothingness." His objective throughout the work is to explain the ontological foundation of being. He reserves 2 pages at the end of the book discussing ethics. His advice is to strive for a synthesis of the being-in-itself with the being-for-itself (a true single consciousness between body and mind.) A person can then strive to attain their values (which are subjective in nature.)

Note: Sartre assumes his readers have read essentially every existential philosopher since Plato. He gives brief descriptions of each philosopher's theory but I strongly recommend you read their work before "Being and Nothingness." Sartre also uses incredibly obtuse language (which is made worse through translation.) While not as bad as other philosophers his work forces the person to actively read everything he says. Sartre commands an excellent understanding of science but actively rejects some of its most basic premises because science fails to ask the right questions. While some of the science he talks about has long been disproven for the most part his understanding of science remains valid.

Note #2: I read the Gramercy edition.

I strongly recommend "Being and Nothingness" to anyone interested in ontology with a strong background in philosophy and the psychical sciences.
Hallolan
Depressing. #mustread
Gholbithris
I had a major breakthrough with Being and Nothingness, open my head.
It took me a while before it sunk into my head, then pow saw how free i can be when i tap into nothingness which in turn is everything. Without the identity and bondage of body rather the freedom of being in- itself for the itself.
Live for life itself!
Raniconne
A classic for those interested in Existentialism or any form of contemplation about the reality of being.. Some may criticize that Jean-Paul is Atheistic, however, alot of groundwork for theism is laid by those whom do not believe. Good text!
Wooden Purple Romeo
This is the book where Sartre gives his first and most thorough explanations of Bad Faith, as well as overtly explains his ontology. If I had to recommend one book to understand the philosophy of Sartre, I would recommend this one. It is where we see Sartre's blueprint to the categorization of his world, and I think it is very beautiful.
Xellerlu
Book arrived as described. Great work of 20th-century​ philosophy.
I liked it very much very challenging mind lucid different mind at times too challenge to ingest.