Sartre, Jean-Paul

[ (zhahnn-pawl sahrt, sahRtruh) ]

A twentieth-century French philosopher and author; a leading figure of existentialism. His great philosophical work is Being and Nothingness. He also wrote novels and plays, such as No Exit.

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