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.
As a French philosopher and writer of the twentieth-century, Sartre was a foremost supporter of Marxism, sociology, and critical theory. Moreover, Sartre was a central figure in the philosophy of existentialism. Titles in this study guide include The Flies, No Exit, Dirty Hands, The Roads to Freedom, Being and Nothingness, The Wall, Nausea, The Childhood Of A Leader, and Existentialism.