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Influences on Jean-Paul Sartre


Every person is indeed a product of his time and place. The same can be said of Sartre. To better present the circumstances that helped form his philosophical mindset, it would be advisable to divide this section into two:

  • Experiential Influences


    The life of Jean-Paul Sartre was one of high drama. Numerous experiences helped form his way of thinking. A thorough and critical investigation into the life of Sartre through the way he talked about his life is the best, the most effective, and the most authoritative source of data regarding influences that made him who he was.

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  • Intellectual Influences


    His intellectual predecessors also formed the mind of Jean-Paul Sartre. Among the thinkers that influenced him most are Fyodor Dostoevsky, Paul Nizan, Proust, Henri Bergson, Edmund Husserl, Rene Descartes, Martin Heidegger, W.G. Hegel, and Karl Marx.

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