David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Sartre Studies International 15 (2):1-16 (2010)
In this paper, I argue that temporality, as described in Being and Nothingness , is a central theme in Nausea . In the first section I make the point that one of Sartre's guiding concerns at the time of publishing Nausea is temporality and the temporal nature of freedom. In the second section, the theme of melancholy and its relationship to temporality is explored. The third section explores Sartre's use of this image of being taken 'from behind'. I use this temporal imagery as a guide for interpreting Roquentin's reaction to the rape and murder of Lucienne. By interpreting this scene by way of the temporality of Being and Nothingness , we can duly recognize the early Sartre's concern with temporality, understand the melancholia that arises because of the 'internal' negation of the past, and give a more satisfying account of a scene which is often ignored in the secondary literature
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Antonio Calcagno (2008). Being, Aevum , and Nothingness: Edith Stein on Death and Dying. [REVIEW] Continental Philosophy Review 41 (1):59-72.
Ashok Kumar Malhotra (1969). 'Nausea': An Expression of Sartre's Existential Philosophy. Dissertation, University of Hawai'i
Thomas W. Busch (2011). Sartre's Hyperbolic Ontology: Being and Nothingness Revisited. Symposium: The Canadian Journal of Continental Philosophy 15 (1):191-200.
A. van den Hoven (2000). Some of These Days. Sartre Studies International 6 (2):1-11.
Adrian van den Hoven (2005). Sartre's Conception of Historiality and Temporality: The Quest for a Motive in Camus' the Stranger and Sartre's Dirty Hands. Sartre Studies International 11 (s 1-2):207-221.
Thomas Fuchs (2013). Temporality and Psychopathology. Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences 12 (1):75-104.
Justin Skirry (2001). Sartre on William Faulkner's Metaphysics of Time in the Sound and the Fury. Sartre Studies International 7 (2):15-43.
Emily Brady & Arto Haapala (2003). Melancholy as an Aesthetic Emotion. Contemporary Aesthetics 1.
Sarah Richmond (2007). Sartre and Bergson: A Disagreement About Nothingness. International Journal of Philosophical Studies 15 (1):77 – 95.
Robyn A. Bantel (1981). The Experiences of Nausea and Adventure: An Analysis of the Opposition of Existence and Being in Sartre's Nausea. Research in Phenomenology 11 (1):25-40.
Added to index2010-08-16
Total downloads23 ( #123,223 of 1,707,756 )
Recent downloads (6 months)3 ( #205,228 of 1,707,756 )
How can I increase my downloads?