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At the Existentialist Cafe : Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails with Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Albert Camus, Martin Heidegger, Karl Jaspers, Edmund Husserl, Maurice Merleau-Ponty and others / Sarah Bakewell.

Bakewell, Sarah. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781590514887 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 439 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Other Press, 2016.

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Paris, 1933. Three contemporaries meet over apricot cocktails at the Bec-de-Gaz bar on the rue Montparnasse and ignite a movement, creating an entirely new philosophical approach inspired by themes of radical freedom, authentic being, and political activism: Existentialism.
Subject: Sartre, Jean-Paul, 1905-1980.
Beauvoir, Simone de, 1908-1986.
Camus, Albert, 1913-1960
Heidegger, Martin, 1889-1976.
Jaspers, Karl, 1883-1969.
Husserl, Edmund, 1859-1938.
Merleau-Ponty, Maurice, 1908-1961.
Philosophy, Modern > 20th century.
Philosophy > France > History > 20th century.
Philosophers > France > Biography.

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