Existentialism Is a Humanism

by

Jean-Paul Sartre

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Existentialism Is a Humanism Symbols

Paper Knife

Sartre uses the manufacture of a paper knife (or letter opener) to explain the difference between objects whose essence precedes their existence and the human subject whose existence precedes its essence. The knife is designed…

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