The Existential Sociology of Jean-Paul Sartre Gila J. Hayim

ISBN: 9780870233814

Published: September 22nd 1983

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176 pages


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The Existential Sociology of Jean-Paul Sartre  by  Gila J. Hayim

The Existential Sociology of Jean-Paul Sartre by Gila J. Hayim
September 22nd 1983 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 176 pages | ISBN: 9780870233814 | 7.37 Mb

Existentialism and Sociology (originally published under the title The Existential Sociology of Jean-Paul Sartre) is the first work to systematically and critically analyze the existential ideas of Jean-Paul Sartre and to demonstrate their importanceMoreExistentialism and Sociology (originally published under the title The Existential Sociology of Jean-Paul Sartre) is the first work to systematically and critically analyze the existential ideas of Jean-Paul Sartre and to demonstrate their importance and connection to central sociological categories found in the theories of Weber, Durkheim, Freud, Mead, and others.

Hayim analyzes key existential concepts of negation, temporality, choice, anguish, and bad faith, and carefully situates them in the different relations of self to the otherrelations of indifference and destruction, as well as relations of engagement and pledge. She joins the two orders of beingontology and sociology - and establishes intellectual and ethical continuity between the phenomenology of Being and Nothingness, Sartres momentous early work and neglected sociological categories in his later works. Critique of Dialectical Reason and Notebooks for an Ethics.

Hayim makes accessible to the social scientist a rich repertoire of existential motifs and perspectives on community and group interactions and their inextricable bond to the life practice of the individual. The author contends that the massive language of a sociology of things instills in the human actor a feeling of helplessness and gross inferiority vis-a-vis the social world. She offers, in contrast, the existential emphasis on the importance of substituting live human experience for mechanistic processes of explanation and of establishing a language of conscious choice and responsibility in place of the massive language found in orthodox social analysis.

The new introductory essay suggests the influence of Sartre on new discourses in sociological and social-psychological theory, especially with reference to our contemporary disaffection with classical notions of emancipation and other universalized discourses, as well as in reference to current debates on essentialism and self-identity. Hayims book will interest a wide varie



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