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Title:Witness To My Life, The Letters of John Paul Sarte to Simone DeBeauvoir 1926-1939
Price:GBP£20.00 (about USD$28.30)
Item ID:TP01-70673
Quantity:1
Publisher:Hamish Hamilton, 1992
Edition:First
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Very Good
Hamish Hamilton, 1992, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First

France has always been populated with great artists and philosophers, and two of the most loved and controversial of France’s thinkers were Jean Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir. Separately they helped influence the way the world views the concept of the Self and its relation to personal freedom. Together they challenged the way we view commitments and relationships. Jean Paul Sartre is often considered the father of Existentialism. With his wide array of publications he championed the philosophy that “existence precedes essence.” Through his many novels, plays, and short stories he communicated to his audience that having a complete and utter acceptance and responsibility for one’s actions is the only way to truly achieve freedom. A notorious fiend for work, Sartre did not only occupy his time with his philosophical teachings. After being drafted in 1939, he endured a treacherous period as a prisoner of war where he spent much of his time Size: Octavo. Small marks to page edges. Category: Biography & Autobiography;
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