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  1. Stephen Wang (2009). Aquinas and Sartre: On Freedom, Personal Identity, and the Possibility of Happiness. Catholic University of America Press.
    Historical introduction -- Human being -- Identity and human incompletion in Sartre -- Identity and human incompletion in Aquinas -- Human understanding -- The subjective nature of objective understanding in Sartre -- The subjective nature of objective understanding in Aquinas -- Human freedom -- Freedom, choice, and the indetermination of reason in Sartre -- Freedom, choice, and the indetermination of reason in Aquinas -- Human fulfillment -- The possibility of human happiness in Sartre -- The possibility of human happiness in (...)
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  2. Stephen Wang (2008). Motivation and the Establishment of Ends in Sartre's Act Theory. Sartre Studies International 14 (1):13-25.
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  3. Stephen Wang (2007). Identity and Freedom in Being and Nothingness. Philosophy Now 64:20-23.
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  4. Stephen Wang (2007). The Ambiguity of the Self and the Construction of Human Identity in the Early Sartre. American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 81 (1):73-88.
    In his reflections on action in Being and Nothingness, Sartre goes to the heart of what it is to be human. Our free actions are not the consequence of ouridentity, they are its foundation. As human beings we go beyond who we are towards a freely chosen future self. Human identity is ambiguous because consciousness simultaneously accepts and sees beyond the identity it discovers; there is an internal disintegration which distances us from ourselves. The intentionality of consciousness means that we (...)
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  5. Stephen Wang (2006). Human Incompletion, Happiness, and the Desire for God in Sartre's Being and Nothingness. Sartre Studies International 12 (1):1-17.
    Jean-Paul Sartre argues that human beings are fundamentally incomplete. Self-consciousness brings with it a presence-to-self. Human beings consequently seek two things at the same time: to possess a secure and stable identity, and to preserve the freedom and distance that come with self-consciousness. This is an impossible ideal, since we are always beyond what we are and we never quite reach what we could be. The possibility of completion haunts us and we continue to search for it even when we (...)
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  6. Stephen Wang (2006). Reason and the Limits of Existential Freedom. Philosophy Today 50 (3):338-348.
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