Being and Nothingness by Jean Paul Sartre

This philosophical work delves into the concept of existentialism and phenomenology, offering an in-depth analysis of human consciousness and existence. The author argues that we are all essentially free and responsible for our actions, and that we construct our own identities through our actions and interactions with others. The book also explores the idea of 'nothingness' and 'bad faith', suggesting that we often deny our freedom and hide from the responsibility of our actions, leading to a life of inauthenticity.

The 637th greatest book of all time


Published
1943
Nationality
French
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
700-800
Words
240,000
Original Language
French

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