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Sartre in search of an ethics

Paul Crittenden

Sartre in search of an ethics

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Published by Cambridge Scholars in Newcastle upon Tyne .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references ( p.[149]-154) and index.

StatementPaul Crittenden
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB2430.S34 C75 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination181 p. ;
Number of Pages181
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24472526M
ISBN 101443813419
ISBN 109781443813419
LC Control Number2010399278
OCLC/WorldCa455815860


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In the famous conclusion to Being and Nothingness, Sartre announced that he would devote his next philosophical work to moral gh he worked on this project in the /5(25).

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