13 facts you may not know about French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre

13 facts you may not know about French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre

    13 facts you may not know about French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre

    1. a French philosopher and writer, associated with existentialism. He was born in Paris in 1905 and his mother, Anne-Marie Schwetens, was the cousin of the famous thinker and theologian Dr Albert Schwetens, who received a Nobel Peace certificate in 1952.

    2. He obtained a secondary school diploma from the "Lycée Henri IV" in 1921 and between the teachers' lycée in 1924 and was one of his colleagues "Raymond Aaron" and the psychologist "Lajash" and "Paul Nizan".


    3. The "graduates" followed and passed in 1929, and he was ranked first.


    4. He was appointed professor at Lycée Le Havre in 1931 where he spent two years, during which he made trips to Spain, Italy and England.


    5. In 1934 he was a member of a delegation to the French Institute in Berlin and began to read "Hasrel", "Kafka" and "Faulkens".


    6. He resumed his work as a teacher at "Lycée Le Havre", where he spent two more years (1934-1936), during which he wrote the first image of his novel (Nausea), but the editor - together for publisher madness - don't publish it, although it will publish it later and sell one million six hundred thousand copies!

    Nausea of ​​Sartre
    His narration (nausea)

    7. When war broke out in September 1930, he was invited to bear arms, so he joined his team in "Nancy". In 1940, he was taken prisoner the day after France's defeat before the Germans and placed in a concentration camp.

    First World War Sartre pendant


    8. He and some French civilians were released in 1941, thanks to false documents, which he left out as a soldier in the French army. After that, a teacher was appointed to the Pasteur high school in Paris
    9. Create with Merleau-ponty a resistance cell against the Germans called "Socialism and Freedom".

    10. In 1944 he became acquainted with “Camus” and “Jam Genet”, and founded the magazine (Modern Crisis) in 1945.


    11. He visited the United States of America and gave a lecture that was famous and loud, because he simplified the existential doctrine and its title (existentialism is a humanism) in 1964.

    12. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature, but he refused to receive it and the sum was 250,000 SEK, and he justified this refusal on two grounds: personal and objective, and he says that he always refused official honors.

    Nobel prize

    13. He died at nine thirty in the evening of April 15, 1980, and his body was cremated as stated in his will. His works include:

    Almighty ego exists (1936)
    Imagination (1936)
    Layout of the agitation theory (1939)
    Fiction (1940)
    Existence and non-existence (1943)
    Existentialism Humanist Doctrine (1946)
    Controversial Mind Critique (1960)
    to a very long and full of goals career he left too many scientific memories for other generations to use as a model
    it is of French root and as already said who was an effective member in the French poeple

    he was really like a president of studies

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