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Sartre: Philosophy in an Hour

Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
Length: 1 hr and 43 mins
4.2 out of 5 stars (89 ratings)

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Summary

Following on from the incredible online success of the History in an Hour titles - now there’s a philosophy series for busy people, on the go. Listen to a succinct account of the philosophy of Sartre in just one hour.

Here is a concise, expert account of Jean-Paul Sartre’s life and philosophical ideas in this short audiobook. Entertainingly written and easy to listen to - this also includes selections from Jean-Paul Sartre’s work with suggested further reading, and chronologies that place Sartre in the context of the broader scheme of philosophy.

©2012 Paul Strathern (P)2013 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Critic reviews

“Well-written, clear and informed, they have a breezy wit about them...I find them hard to stop reading.” ( New York Times)
“Witty, illuminating, and blessedly concise.” ( Wall Street Journal)
“Each of these little books is witty and dramatic and creates a sense of time, place, and character... I cannot think of a better way to introduce oneself and one's friends to Western civilization.” ( Boston Globe)
“A godsend in this era of the short attention span.” ( New York Times)

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extraordinary work.

really enjoyed this audio book. had already read most of Sartre's major works, but this was an opportunity to revisit with different analysis.

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Witty, accessible and fun

Keeble is a superb narrator and guide into a great world of the patron Saint of existentialism. It was over all too soon.

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