Jean-Paul Sartre and Politics

  title={Jean-Paul Sartre and Politics},
  author={François Bondy},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary History},
  pages={25 - 48}
  • François Bondy
  • Published 1967
  • History
  • Journal of Contemporary History
  • Three friends two of his own generation and one younger played an important part in awakening Jean-Paul Sartre's interest in politics; first Paul Nizan, the communist who had broken with the party after the Hitler-Stalin pact, and who even after his death in action in I940 continued to be attacked by his ex-colleagues as a 'traitor' and 'police agent'; then Albert Camus, the militant member of the Resistance; and finally Maurice Merleau-Ponty, who for vital years was responsible for the… CONTINUE READING
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