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Being and Nothingness

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Jean-Paul Sartre: Being and Nothingness - Introductory Concepts

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Sartre - Being and Nothingness 1/12

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Sartre's Being and Nothingness 1

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Sartre's Being and Nothingness | A History of Philosophy

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Sartre, Being and Nothingness 1: The Immediate Form of Experience

Being and Nothingness: An Essay on Phenomenological Ontology, sometimes published with the subtitle A Phenomenological Essay on Ontology, is a 1943 book by the philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre, in which the author asserts the individual's existence as prior to the individual's essence and seeks to demonstrate that free will exists. While a prisoner of war in 1940 and 1941, Sartre read Martin Heidegger's Being and Time (1927). Heidegger's work, an ontological investigation through the lens and method of Husserlian phenomenology, initiated Sartre's own philosophical enquiry.
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