This is often probably the most finished and up to date surveys of the philosophy of Sartre, by way of many of the most effective interpreters within the usa and Europe. The essays are either expository and unique, and canopy Sartre's writings on ontology, phenomenology, psychology, ethics, and aesthetics, in addition to his paintings on background, dedication, and growth; a last part considers Sartre's courting to structuralism and deconstruction. offering a balanced view of Sartre's philosophy and situating it in terms of modern tendencies in Continental philosophy, the quantity exhibits that the various issues linked to Lacan, Foucault, Lévi-Strauss, and Derrida are to be present in the paintings of Sartre, every so often as early as 1936. a distinct function of the amount is the remedy of the lately released and hitherto little studied posthumous works. therefore new readers and nonspecialists will locate this the handiest, available consultant to Sartre at present to be had. complicated scholars and experts will discover a conspectus of contemporary advancements within the interpretation of Sartre.