Jean-Paul [zhahn-pawl], /ʒɑ̃ˈpɔl/, 1905–80, French philosopher, novelist, and dramatist: declined 1964 Nobel Prize in literature.
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There was a time when Jean-Paul Sartre was the most famous and influential philosopher in, perhaps, the world.How Jean-Paul Sartre’s Existential Angst Got the Better of Him | Adam Kirsch | June 28, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Like his fellow playwright-philosophers Jean-Paul Sartre and Vaclav Havel, Soyinka can be tedious.
Sartre eventually got his halva, which came wrapped in individual bars and sprinkled with chopped almonds.Menu for a Moveable Feast: 10 Famous Authors and Their Favorite Foods & Recipes | Nicole Villeneuve | October 12, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Sartre did not become the most celebrated writer by accident and the extent of his fame is hard to grasp today.Claude Lanzmann on 'Shoah', His Memoir, and the Banality of Evil | Clémence Boulouque | June 11, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Your sister had an affair with two major philosophers of the 20th century, Deleuze and then Sartre.Claude Lanzmann on 'Shoah', His Memoir, and the Banality of Evil | Clémence Boulouque | June 11, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for Sartre
Jean-Paul (ʒɑ̃pɔl). 1905–80, French philosopher, novelist, and dramatist; chief French exponent of atheistic existentialism. His works include the philosophical essay Being and Nothingness (1943), the novels Nausea (1938) and Les Chemins de la liberté (1945–49), a trilogy, and the plays Les Mouches (1943), Huis clos (1944), and Les Mains sales (1948)
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