Socrates Meets Sartre: The Father of Philosophy Meets the Founder of Existentialism : a Socratic Cross-examination of Existentialism and Human Emotions

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Ignatius Press, Jan 1, 2005 - Religion - 222 pages
Christian philosopher Kreeft (philosophy, Boston College) uses an imaginary dialogue between Socrates and Sartre to challenge the fundamental concepts of existentialist philosophy. The conversational style and non-technical language he employs serves to make the concepts discussed accessible to both students and general readers. Kreeft is also the
 

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Contents

1 In Hell?
9
2 The First Principle of Existentialism
14
3 Atheism and Honesty
27
4 Beinginitself and Beingforitself
42
5 Method
60
6 Man and Woman
69
7 Am I My Life?
98
8 Responsibility
126
9 Freedom and Values
134
Freedom
164
The Family
183
Love
197
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Peter J. Kreeft (Ph.D., Fordham University) is professor of philosophy at Boston College where he has taught since 1965. A popular lecturer, he has also taught at many other colleges, seminaries and educational institutions in the eastern United States. Kreeft has written more than fifty books, including The Best Things in Life, The Journey, How to Win the Culture War and, with Ronald Tacelli, Handbook of Christian Apologetics.

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