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Existentialism Today

Season 4, Ep. 5

This was recorded at one of my series of Philosophy Salons at St Georges, Bristol. My guests were Kate Kirkpatrick, the author of the biography Becoming Beauvoir: and Jonathan Webber, author of Rethinking Existentialism. We covered a lot of ground, including the nature and degree of human freedom, whether existentialism was capable of grounding a credible ethics and the revealing differences between Jean-Paul Sartre and Simon de Beavoir’s versions of existentialism.

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