Birth and Life

Jean-Paul Sartre

philosopher, writer

Date of birth 21. 6. 1905
Country of birth France


Work, awards, recognitions, ...
Nobel Prize in literature in 1964


Date of death 15. 4. 1980
Cemetery Montparnasse Cemetery, Paris, France
GPS coordinates of the cemetery 48.837941, 2.327722

Plot: Division 20

Summary from Wikipedia

Sartre was also noted for his open relationship with prominent feminist and fellow existentialist philosopher and writer Simone de Beauvoir. Together, Sartre and de Beauvoir challenged the cultural and social assumptions and expectations of their upbringings, which they considered bourgeois, in both lifestyle and thought. The conflict between oppressive, spiritually destructive conformity (mauvaise foi, literally, "bad faith") and an "authentic" way of "being" became the dominant theme of Sartre's early work, a theme embodied in his principal philosophical work Being and Nothingness (L'Être e ...

Author of contribution: Janez, published 20. 10. 2015

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