Jean-Paul Sartre
#93 Overall Influence

Jean-Paul Sartre

French existentialist philosopher, playwright, novelist, screenwriter, political activist, biographer, and literary critic

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Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre was a French philosopher, playwright, novelist, screenwriter, political activist, biographer, and literary critic. He was one of the key figures in the philosophy of existentialism and phenomenology, and one of the leading figures in 20th-century French philosophy and Marxism. His work has also influenced sociology, critical theory, post-colonial theory, and literary studies, and continues to influence these disciplines.
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What contributions to academia has this person made?
  • Nausea
  • Situations II
  • Anti-Semite and Jew
  • The Reprieve
  • Situations
  • The Transcendence of the Ego
  • What Is Literature?
  • Situations VIII
  • The Imaginary
  • Situations VI
  • The Age of Reason
  • Situations IX
  • The Words
  • Situations X
  • Ouragan sur le sucre
  • The Chips Are Down
  • Saint Genet
  • Situations I
  • L'Imagination
  • Situations V
  • Situations IV
  • Being and Nothingness
  • Search for a Method
  • Sketch for a Theory of the Emotions
  • Kean
  • The Devil and the Good Lord
  • Existentialism and Humanism
  • The Childhood of a Leader
  • Situations III
  • L'Engrenage
  • Troubled Sleep
  • Colonialism and Neocolonialism
  • Baudelaire
  • El muro (novela corta)
  • Cahiers pour une morale
  • Écrits de jeunesse
  • Situations VII
  • Nekrassov
  • Critique of Dialectical Reason

Influence Rankings by Discipline

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#17 World Rank
Philosophy
#89 World Rank
Literature
#97 World Rank
Sociology
#588 World Rank
Earth Sciences