Sartre Studies International

An Interdisciplinary Journal of Existentialism and Contemporary Culture

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Published in association with the United Kingdom Sartre Society and the North American Sartre Society

Sartre Studies International is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal which publishes articles of a multidisciplinary, cross-cultural and international character reflecting the full range and complexity of Sartre's own work. It focuses on the philosophical, literary and political issues originating in existentialism, and explores the continuing vitality of existentialist and Sartrean ideas in contemporary society and culture.

Each issue contains a reviews section and a notice board of current events, such as conferences, publications and media broadcasts linked to Sartre's life, work and intellectual legacy.

Berghahn Journals is pleased to announce the addition of Sartre Studies International to JSTOR!

Subjects: French Studies, Philosophy, Literature


Forthcoming Issue, Winter 2015

Volume 21, Issue 2


Special Issue: “Diverse Lineages of Existentialism” 

Editors' Note

I. Tom Flynn

1. Paul Gyllenhammer, "Progress and the Pratico-Inert"

2. Bruce Baugh, “Tom Flynn on ‘dialectical nominalism’ and the ‘mediating third.'

3. Thomas R. Flynn, “Two Core Concepts of Sartre”


II. Ron Aronson

4. Jonathan Judaken, “Marcuse’s Ghost: On Ronald Aronson’s Existentialist Politics"

5. Rebecca Pitt, “What Does It Mean to Transform the World: Ron Aronson, Hope and Revolution.”

6. Ron Aronson, “We: A Response to Jonathan Judaken and Beck Pitt.”


III. Ron Santoni

7. Matthew C. Eshleman, "Is Violence Necessarily in Bad Fairth?"

8. Ronald Santoni, "Liberatory Violence, Bad Faith, and Moral Justification: A Reply"


IV. David Detmer

9. Peter Jones, "Sartre's Concept of Freedom(s)"

10. Michael Butler, "There is no Good Reason"

11. Taylor Smith and Matthew C. Eshleman, "A Critique of Freedom as a Value: Defending the Early Sartre against Moral Relativism"

12. David Detmer, "Trying to Get it Right"


V. DIvers/Additional

13. Baya Messaoudi, “Sartre face à la liberté du chien”


Book Review

14. Thomas R. Flynn, Sartre: A Philosophical Biography reviewed by Matthew Eshleman