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Ҿ level 1 reading At the Existentialist Café: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails with Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Albert Camus, Martin Heidegger, Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Others online free 峕 Book Author Sarah Bakewell ᔽ

Ҿ level 1 reading At the Existentialist Café: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails with Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Albert Camus, Martin Heidegger, Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Others online free 峕 Book Author Sarah Bakewell ᔽ Ҿ level 1 reading At the Existentialist Café: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails with Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Albert Camus, Martin Heidegger, Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Others online free 峕 Book Author Sarah Bakewell ᔽ Named one of the Ten Best Books of 2016 by the New York Times, a spirited account of a major intellectual movement of the twentieth century and the revolutionary thinkers who came to shape it, by the best selling author of How to Live Sarah Bakewell.Paris, 1933 three contemporaries meet over apricot cocktails at the Bec de Gaz bar on the rue Montparnasse They are the young Jean Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, and longtime friend Raymond Aron, a fellow philosopher who raves to them about a new conceptual framework from Berlin called Phenomenology You see, he says, if you are a phenomenologist you can talk about this cocktail and make philosophy out of it It was this simple phrase that would ignite a movement, inspiring Sartre to integrate Phenomenology into his own French, humanistic sensibility, thereby creating an entirely new philosophical approach inspired by themes of radical freedom, authentic being, and political activism This movement would sweep through the jazz clubs and cafs of the Left Bank before making its way across the world as Existentialism Featuring not only philosophers, but also playwrights, anthropologists, convicts, and revolutionaries, At the Existentialist Caf follows the existentialists story, from the first rebellious spark through the Second World War, to its role in postwar liberation movements such as anti colonialism, feminism, and gay rights Interweaving biography and philosophy, it is the epic account of passionate encounters fights, love affairs, mentorships, rebellions, and long partnerships and a vital investigation into what the existentialists have to offer us today, at a moment when we are once again confronting the major questions of freedom, global responsibility, and human authenticity in a fractious and technology driven world. At the Existentialist Café: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails with Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Albert Camus, Martin Heidegger, Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Others

 

    • At the Existentialist Café: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails with Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Albert Camus, Martin Heidegger, Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Others
    • 2.1
    • 91
    • Kindle
    • 464 pages
    • 1590518896
    • Sarah Bakewell
    • English
    • 02 June 2017

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