1. Nov. 2015 · Far from constraining one's freedom, as we often think, Sartre argues that emotions are fundamental to it and that an emotion is nothing less than 'a transformation of the world'. With a new foreword by Sebastian Gardner.
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Sketch for a Theory of the Emotions ( French: Esquisse d'une théorie des émotions) is a 1939 book by the philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre . Summary This section needs expansion. You can help by adding to it. (April 2020) Sartre analyses prior ideas, including psychoanalytic theories before presenting his own phenomenological analysis. Editions
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9. Sketch for a Theory of the Emotions, by Jean-Paul Sartre. In: Essays and Reviews: 1959-2002. Princeton: Princeton University Press; 2014. p.38-40. https://doi.org/10.1515/9781400848393-010
Description Although written fairly early in his career, in 1939, Sketch for a Theory of the Emotions is considered to be one of Jean-Paul Sartre's most important pieces of writing. It not only anticipates but argues many of the ideas to be found in his famous Being and Nothingness.
He was fascinated by the role played by the emotions in human life and placed them at the heart of his philosophy. This brilliant short work - which contains some of the principal ideas later to appear in his masterpiece Being and Nothingness - is Sartre at his best: insightful, engaging and controversial.
Although written fairly early in his career, in 1939, Sketch for a Theory of the Emotions is ...